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Challenge: Free Study 2016-05 (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D750
Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 14-24mm f/2.8 G ED
Date: May 20, 2016
Date Uploaded: May 31, 2016

Thanks everyone for votes and comments!

It's been a while since my last ribbon.

This has been taken at Cala Luna in Sardinia. 13kms of hiking to go and sleep there. I am working on a wonderful project about that amazing region during the last month.

The man in the image it's me. I took it with my D750 and 14-24. It was a very dark place (it's taken from a sea cave) but there was full moon (I was sorry about that, Milky Way could have been stunning). I don't remember the shutter speed but I am quite sure it was close to 5 seconds.

Sorry for filling out late the notes but I am at Shetland Islands with VERY poor connection... I have always loved to explain my shots, everyone knows that here.


Place: 3 out of 110
Avg (all users): 7.0000
Avg (commenters): 7.8333
Avg (participants): 7.1273
Avg (non-participants): 6.6818
Views since voting: 781
Views during voting: 149
Votes: 77
Comments: 16
Favorites: 2 (view)

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06/14/2016 06:49:44 PM
Thanks for posting the info on this shot!

Message edited by author 2018-01-03 19:11:10.
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06/10/2016 06:37:35 AM
Love it. Great location and a fine image. Congrats on the ribbon.
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06/09/2016 11:48:23 AM
Stunning shot, Alex. Congrats on the ribbon.
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06/08/2016 07:38:24 PM
I did the math.

If I'd given you two points higher... you'd have been at 7.026.

And that's still the Yellow. Whew!

Not too shabby... the Yellow! :D

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06/08/2016 07:36:14 PM
I totally missed my vote on this, Alex. Please forgive me.

I should have given you a point or two higher.

I think my monitor shows me things at night differently than in the day.

I hope two points would not have changed your placement.

In any case... congratulations on your finish!

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06/08/2016 05:40:56 PM
Congratulations Alessandro! When we visit in 2017, maybe you can show me this place.
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06/08/2016 05:13:53 PM
This was brilliant, glad you shared this amazing location with us. Congrats on the ribbon!
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06/08/2016 08:26:30 AM
Amazing how you've achieved this, the stars are shining, yet it looks like daytime. Congrats. Didn't finish voting on this challenge.
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06/08/2016 08:15:48 AM
This was one of my top picks; amazing and beautiful photography.
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06/08/2016 04:14:07 AM
Truly magical. Great photography and what a location. Congrats on the ribbon.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/07/2016 07:40:39 PM
This is a very neat looking photograph that is very well exposed with great focus. I like the framing of the ocean and sky through the opening of the rocks/cave.
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06/07/2016 03:29:49 PM
WEll done Alex! Good to see your work here again.
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06/07/2016 08:32:14 AM
8 that could have been higher had you removed the white bar (ship?) on the horizon and lost the sharpening/clarity halos.
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06/03/2016 08:39:04 AM
Wow - Such a cool photo! The color is amazing - The light (and the dark) is incredible. Just Awesome Overall - 9
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06/02/2016 10:59:05 PM
Your B&W was far more interesting in my opinion. This is definitely a very good shot with a beautiful light
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06/01/2016 05:28:43 PM
Back to comment--this is my pick for blue. Based on your last front page entry, has to be 21.gif Alexkc. Gorgeous location and wonderful execution!
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