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The Road Always Dead Ends at the Tomb.
The Road Always Dead Ends at the Tomb.
MrHllywd07


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Dead End II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Lensbaby Composer
Location: Lincoln, Nebraska
Date: Jun 3, 2012
Aperture: f4
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/30, 1/100, 1/10
Date Uploaded: Jun 5, 2012

I took this challenge in the metaphorical sense. It is a dark image photographically as well as metaphorically. My interpretation of this is...no matter how successful or unsuccessful one is, the end result will be the same. Just a fact of life.
I used the lensbaby rather than a standard lens because I wanted to blur the image in the camera rather than in PS. The blur represents the mysteries, but the road and part of the tomb are clear...as those that are not a mystery. Sorry if it is too deep. Just expressing my creativity.

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Place: 29 out of 90
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Avg (commenters): 7.8000
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Views since voting: 231
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Votes: 119
Comments: 5
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06/12/2012 11:35:18 PM
Gritty blur and tones. A rough passage, not as pleasant as many would hope, or expect.

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06/11/2012 09:37:34 PM
No, it begins again (it better) ;) Good lens babying effect.
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06/06/2012 11:48:50 PM
Spooky. I like the editing on this, very effective in black and white.
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06/06/2012 11:49:35 AM
One of my favs. this chalenge.
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06/06/2012 08:55:37 AM
I like the effect of the blur, feels like you're getting pulled in to the doors.
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