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02/06/2006 09:58:49 PM · #1
The outside dial is "5 minutes off center to the Left"

The picture is centered on purpose resulting in a very low score. My wife said I should be "VERY SPECIFIC" in my title so it would be very easy to spot what exactly was off center. I was sure the collective here would get it after giving it a look for more than a few seconds. I was wrong.

So to clarify, the outside dial on the outer rim of the watch dial is marked 15 30 45 and a black triangle, that is off center.

Kudos to Hbunch, the first commenter for getting it and predicting EXACTLY the outcome of this shot.

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02/06/2006 10:18:58 PM · #2
The face of the watch may have been vertically centered, but it was not horizontally centered. I gave it a 9
02/07/2006 08:59:40 AM · #3
Thanks so much.
02/07/2006 09:03:15 AM · #4
Ah! - I can finally see what you're referring to. I was looking at the position of the hands in the dials trying to figure it out. For some reason, that outer bevel is just not obvious on first look.
02/07/2006 09:09:37 AM · #5
The really surprising thing about it is I got more comments on this than my last 10 challenges. That is worth more than a higher score. The bulk of the commenters liked the shot except for meeting the challenge.
02/07/2006 09:37:06 AM · #6
Originally posted by barndog:

The bulk of the commenters liked the shot except for meeting the challenge.

Can you blame them, on DPchallenge? ; )

More seriously though, don't you think that the photo should be able to speak on its own merits, not the title's? Even though your title tells of an off-centre subject, the photo itself does not.

Both of these topics have been discussed ad infinitum in the forums. The only conclusion I can draw from the debates is that there's no way to settle the issue.
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