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Challenge: Leading Lines V (Basic Editing)
Collection: 6s
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Location: Cape Spear, Newfoundland, Canada
Date: Feb 7, 2011
Aperture: 13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/320s
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Feb 7, 2011

I wasn't going to enter this challenge, I didn't have any ideas and there are no cool bridges or architecture here. I went to Cape Spear to take pics for my blog and as I was walking up the steps to the lighthouse I realized it made a perfect leading line. Of course then I took pics with the challenge in mind but was kicking myself for not bringing my wide-angle lens with me.
Very happy with the results!

Place: 8 out of 123
Avg (all users): 6.4402
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 6.3793
Avg (non-participants): 6.4683
Views since voting: 1604
Views during voting: 293
Votes: 184
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0

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02/17/2011 01:55:33 AM
absolutely perfect shot karen .. stunning .. :)
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02/16/2011 05:32:11 PM
This is so beautiful! I'm happy it got rewarded with a top 10, but I can't for the life of me figure out how anyone could have scored this lower than an 8 -- so the 6.44 seems very underrated to me for a photo this striking.
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02/16/2011 02:18:53 PM
excellent BW work! Congrats on your Top 10!
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02/16/2011 12:45:48 PM
Congrats on the top 10! What a wonderful spot. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/15/2011 11:14:43 PM
The best of the curved leading lines...
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02/15/2011 09:34:50 PM
feels just about right. classic.
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02/15/2011 04:51:18 PM
Lovely shot! Think a tighter crop on the right hand side would've worked wonders, though. I held a piece of paper up to my screen and covered the building on the right, and it looks much nicer. Cover both buildings to the right still works, and places the lighthouse smack bang on a rule of thirds intersect.

Anyway, great photo -- 7 from me!
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02/14/2011 08:17:34 AM
gonna be in the top....my favorite so far
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02/12/2011 12:11:44 PM
Well composed - one of the better shots in the challenge. This is about seeing the line that drives our view instead of photographing a series of lines
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02/11/2011 11:03:20 AM
Is this Cape Spear, NL?
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02/10/2011 06:03:50 PM
Nice lighthouse image.
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02/09/2011 06:12:05 PM
Well done
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02/09/2011 06:28:41 AM
If I had to be picky I'd say it could maybe do with a little more contrast. But a very nice image all the same.
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02/09/2011 01:07:06 AM
Oh, the light is just glorious here. I so want to follow those leading stairs.
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