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Challenge: Free Study 2013-05 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Flowers
Camera: Sony DSLR-A580
Lens: Sony SAL 100M28 f2.8 macro
Location: Nebraska
Date: May 19, 2013
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 500, 500
Shutter: 1/160
Date Uploaded: May 29, 2013

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Statistics
Place: 99 out of 190
Avg (all users): 5.6531
Avg (commenters): 0.0000
Avg (participants): 5.6866
Avg (non-participants): 5.5806
Views since voting: 182
Views during voting: 170
Votes: 98
Comments: 1
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01/02/2014 01:28:36 PM
Ah-ha, a middle of the pack, no comment, photo!

As with what goes with the territory, nothing is "wrong" with this photo in the sense of focus or exposure. I will say the composition seems slightly off. With an image so linear, I think centered-ness is very important. The secondary leaf is nudged to the left. Thankfully, that little blossom is there to balance the weight though, otherwise it would feel pretty lopsided to me.

Also, I can't help but wonder about scale. I should just accept the photo as is, but there's something about that background leaf that makes it feel HUGE. Since I don't know the size of the foreground leaf and the blossom, I feel the need to pull back and see the full size of the background leaf.
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