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Challenge: Photo Within A Photo (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM II
Date: Jan 20, 2013
Aperture: 13.0
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/80
Date Uploaded: Jan 20, 2013

Yeah... I thought I had two more days to procrastinate shooting for this challenge! HA!

So... afternoon of rollover, I took a framed photo of my Hubby from many years ago before I even knew how to PP, off the wall and headed out toward the pasture. I had something else entirely different on my mind, but then I saw the dappled light in the woods... and decided to start there.

I like this. I took several (okay MANY shots from different angles and this one seemed to work best because of the horse's head being "in front of" the reflected real tree. It seemed to me that he was escaping the original photograph and going out in the 'real world' again.

It's an odd crop, I think... and that might hurt me, but... the framed photo was so large, that to include it all made the horse and rider too small with 800 pixels limit.

The BW really made the reflections vs "real world" confusing and, I think, is what makes this image "work" for me.

I can't even begin to guess how this will score. The thumbnail isn't exciting at all... One has to see the reflections as reflections.


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Statistics
Place: 13 out of 52
Avg (all users): 6.1136
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.2973
Avg (non-participants): 6.0421
Views since voting: 593
Views during voting: 276
Votes: 132
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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01/29/2013 10:15:28 AM
Lovely. Great effect. Thanks
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01/28/2013 03:06:07 PM
The ambiguity between the real reflections and the captured image is a little bit brilliant. Really like this.
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01/28/2013 01:04:43 AM
So you were 5.5 on the 24th, wow huge jump!
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01/28/2013 12:03:52 AM
great effect. one of my faves in the challenge.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/27/2013 03:10:26 PM
Great reflection.
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01/25/2013 02:18:28 PM
I like the isea and placement of this.
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01/23/2013 02:16:14 PM
I love how the reflection blends with the photo - great composition!

Vote: 8
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01/21/2013 09:00:32 AM
01/21/2013 06:53:19 AM
really great depth in texture you have achieved here. The contrast is excellent
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