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Challenge: From Above III (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D300s
Lens: Opteka 6.5mm f/3.5 Manual Focus Aspherical Circular Fisheye
Location: Dubai
Date: Sep 18, 2011
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1.3 sec
Galleries: Cityscape, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Sep 19, 2011

This is my second DPC entry taken from the top of the Burj Khalifa Observatory in Dubai. I took a similar daytime shot that did pretty well in a free study challenge a few months ago, and it looks way better at night, so I'm hopeful that it scores well. The view from this place is amazing, and even though you can see the haze in the sky, it was an unusually clear night for Dubai. In fact, if you look to the far left, you can see "The World" Islands that are halfway-built.

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 174
Avg (all users): 6.9188
Avg (commenters): 8.2727
Avg (participants): 6.6667
Avg (non-participants): 7.0583
Views since voting: 1942
Views during voting: 308
Votes: 160
Comments: 15
Favorites: 1 (view)


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09/28/2011 11:20:07 AM
Lovely job of it all!
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09/28/2011 07:55:21 AM
Wow - quite a view! Congrats on your HM!
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09/28/2011 03:50:28 AM
Congrats Robert! :))
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09/28/2011 03:16:00 AM
Congrats on the HM. That's a pretty astonishing view.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/27/2011 09:32:02 PM
Colors aren't very vibrant, nor is it black & white. The tones don't really sit well in this situation for me.
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09/27/2011 05:48:20 PM
Wow!!
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09/27/2011 04:50:03 AM
Yes, really from top of the World. Burj Khalifa view in night is captured beautifully here. Well done Robert. :)
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09/26/2011 02:48:35 AM
Nice view.
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09/25/2011 06:44:51 PM
love it!
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09/24/2011 01:55:52 PM
makes me wonder if we live in the future or..the future looks like this.
i love it!
great use of the fisheye lense.
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09/23/2011 07:02:03 PM
Wow! An apt title too. Very neat capture! This must look great blown up to wall size!
Feels a little soft (although I'm only looking at such small size) - was this taken with the lens wide open?
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09/22/2011 03:09:43 PM
excellent - like a sci-fi book cover.
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09/22/2011 12:12:26 PM
Very cool use of shutter speed to highlight to movement.
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09/21/2011 09:23:44 PM
Rated this one in my top 3. Beautiful image!
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09/21/2011 01:52:56 AM
Brilliant shot!
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