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Super-Tall Person Rule #5...Make sure others know you're there
Super-Tall Person Rule #5...Make sure others know you're there
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Tall!!! (Extended Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Nikon
Location: near Chateau Snaffles
Date: Sep 30, 2017
Aperture: various
ISO: various
Shutter: various
Date Uploaded: Oct 5, 2017

A super-size me, a PT Cruiser, a road, and a forest.

Even though I am not exceptionally tall for a woman - 5'10 (178 cm for most of the world) - I am still somewhat amazed at the way people often literally do not see me! This has only gotten worse with the proliferation of phones and other devices. People simply don't look up.

In fact, recently when I climbed a pine tree in my front yard, which butts right onto an intersection, in order to harvest wild grapes - yes you read that right - the number of people who drove or walked by and were completely oblivious to my presence some 20-30 feet up was pretty staggering. Nobody knew I was there. I could have slung rocks down at them and got away with it!

pp: Mostly global adjustments, some erasing and cloning, some NIK, resize, save for web.

[Oct. 10th, 2017 05:48:34 PM]

Damn damn holy foleytruck...I cannot believe I wasn't careful enough to get rid of that white haloing on the outside edge of my arm...no wonder my score is sucking balls. Grrrrr.

Statistics
Place: 7 out of 35
Avg (all users): 6.3137
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.2632
Avg (non-participants): 6.3438
Views since voting: 132
Views during voting: 106
Votes: 51
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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10/13/2017 11:08:53 PM
I love the comments..."People simply don't look up" Congrats on the TT
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10/13/2017 03:51:00 PM
Love this, Susan!
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10/13/2017 05:59:24 AM
Hello from the critique club

An appealing image that contributes well to the challenge

Great idea Susan. I can sense your frustration, it can take us completely by surprise how fundamental issues can be overlooked like that. Anyhow, apart from that you still got a good top ten placing which speaks volumes for the strength of the concept and the image itself so well done.

Youíve hit on a pet hate of mine of how absorbed people are with their mobile devices they are completely oblivious to everything else around them including people! And as for not looking up Iím not at all surprised how you remained hidden from view, you know where to go if you want some seclusion!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/12/2017 11:58:10 PM
How can they miss her? Ever see the movie, Fifty Foot Woman or something like that?
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10/07/2017 04:00:22 AM
gteat idea toine aeffort has gone into this vote 9
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10/06/2017 11:41:07 AM
Love this! 8
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10/06/2017 12:19:09 AM
Nice job! :)
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