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last summer
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bspurgeon


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2011-04 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Carl Zeiss 25mm f/2.8 ZF Distagon T
Date: Apr 30, 2011
Galleries: Abstract, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Apr 30, 2011



This is another image to represent our loss from last summer. Handheld 5 second exposure.

And another:
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Statistics
Place: 199 out of 301
Avg (all users): 5.4857
Avg (commenters): 8.8000
Avg (participants): 5.6598
Avg (non-participants): 5.0930
Views since voting: 1077
Views during voting: 258
Votes: 140
Comments: 21
Favorites: 3 (view)


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10/24/2011 05:35:40 PM
very special one, beautiful, but in the same way a little bit scary somehow.
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05/08/2011 06:59:32 PM
Wonderful stuff. If you need any help with getting your images sharper, give me a call ;-P
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05/08/2011 01:09:41 PM
More than anything it reminds me of an ultrasound scan.

edit for spelling.

Message edited by author 2011-05-15 06:00:14.
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05/08/2011 01:08:00 PM
Half remembered dream... clearly a PH blue. A story so well told.
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05/08/2011 10:51:53 AM
I can't find the words to say how extraordinary this is.
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05/08/2011 10:49:10 AM
Congratulations on your Posthumous Blue!
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05/08/2011 08:16:44 AM
Reading your other in-challenge comments and your (now viewable) notes; amazing how you managed to communicate with your audience so precisely.

Awarded for the April 2011 Free Study:

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05/08/2011 03:34:58 AM
Very poignant Ben.
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05/08/2011 03:19:58 AM
Beautifully done and straight from your soul, life.
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05/08/2011 12:24:24 AM
So much like a memory. A thought that is fading with time
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/07/2011 10:33:27 PM
my original comment, though demonstrating a close connection and communication with the image, seems distasteful in light of the description above, so I'm removing it.

Posthumous Blue Ribbon

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Message edited by author 2011-05-08 14:46:15.
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05/07/2011 09:47:07 PM
A lot can happen in a year. Wonderful poetry...
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05/07/2011 09:36:41 PM
Very disturbing image.
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05/07/2011 01:43:26 PM
Lovely requiem.
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05/07/2011 12:57:14 PM
I'm going through the entries, stopping at those images I feel have had the benefit of an unconventional eye and dwelling a little longer to try to see and appreciate what you saw. This is one of those images.

Positives: There's something about this image that communicates loss, like the attempt of a grieving mind trying to recapture a precious moment. Everything about the image feels tenuous and fragile - think too hard and the image will go, perhaps forever. The technical and artistic choices you've made to conjure this image are remarkable.

Critical stuff: Nothing at all

Overall: Viewing this image is like having my eyes bypassed - the memory of another being planted directly into my mind.
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05/07/2011 11:30:32 AM
was just a dream to me.
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05/01/2011 03:44:02 PM
From right to left, this is what my dreams look like when I try to remember them in the morning... amazing.
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05/01/2011 11:23:37 AM
Gorgeous image.
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05/01/2011 03:04:03 AM
haunting yet exciting!! well done.
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05/01/2011 01:45:44 AM
i like the blur in this. nice tonal range too.
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05/01/2011 01:07:19 AM
Once she was gone, the memory refused to materialize properly, instead appearing in teasingly vaporous forms.
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