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Challenge: Horizon Line (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenges 2010
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Location: soCal
Date: Dec 5, 2010
Date Uploaded: Dec 5, 2010

Stopped south of Santa Barbara, north of Ventura, at a somewhat deserted stretch of beach - well, deserted of humans, but heavily populated with sea birds. Wandered around and shot them for awhile. Enjoyed the cool sea breeze and the brief bits of light on an otherwise dull gray day.



[Dec. 7th, 2010 09:48:37 AM]

So. What? Boring? Bland? No horizon? (Beg to differ on the latter.)

I tried for eye candy. Oh how that failed. I actually do like the shot. I need professional help. And to let my membership lapse. Perhaps have myself totally locked out of the site.

Sigh.

[Dec. 8th, 2010 11:01:51 PM]

Ah well. I still very much like this.

[Dec. 12th, 2010 07:49:55 PM]

Looks quite nice as a screensaver.

[Dec. 12th, 2010 07:57:43 PM]

Alternate:

Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_924838.jpg

Little disappointed with the poster - it came out a bit too dark on the birds. I think that's a function of my monitor, though. Still, looks nice at 20x30!

Statistics
Place: 57 out of 94
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12/13/2010 05:38:46 PM
' Huddled Masses ' ? - I hope you haven't been oppressing them again ?

I know what you get like on a shoot, demanding that all the gulls get together - height order from the left - one two . . one two . c'mon feathers pick it up !!

:- P
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12/13/2010 10:45:38 AM
I liketh how it sucketh.
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12/13/2010 01:08:24 AM
Deb, I gave you a 10. So there.
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12/13/2010 12:29:26 AM
Originally posted by tanguera:

Methinks thee protesteth too much...

Nein. It sucketh. But that's fine. I'm having it printed anyway. :-)
12/13/2010 12:26:09 AM
Methinks thee protesteth too much...
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/12/2010 05:34:52 PM
Very nice
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12/06/2010 06:23:11 PM
Lovely beach scene. I can almost hear the surf and the cries of the gulls.
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12/06/2010 11:48:41 AM
Love the narrow tonal range.
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