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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Night Shot II (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S7000
Location: Kamloops, B.C.
Date: Oct 14, 2004
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/13 sec
Galleries: Architecture
Date Uploaded: Oct 15, 2004

A retirement community on top of a bluff. I was hoping to get a better view of the stars, but alas.. the ambient lighting was just too strong.

This is probably another average photograph on my behalf, but what the hey, I like the composition, and the imposing way the building seems to be growing out of nothing.

Editing: USM, cropping, resizing, curves, brightness/contrast, color balance.. the usual. I also dodged the stars up a bit, and the light in the window.

Statistics
Place: 81 out of 182
Avg (all users): 5.5652
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.2609
Avg (non-participants): 5.8696
Views since voting: 769
Views during voting: 330
Votes: 230
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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10/25/2004 12:00:00 PM
I love this one...surprised at it's middle-of-the-road score, but it's awesome nonetheless! :0)
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10/25/2004 10:24:49 AM
I'm surprised at how low this finished. It was my second favorite of the challenge and I expected at least a top 10 finish. Good work.

drg
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/24/2004 07:25:18 PM
I love the perspective. Great shot! 10
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10/24/2004 01:05:22 PM
The corner of the building points to the heavens. Intentional or not.....great shot. 7
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10/23/2004 08:03:04 PM
good perspective, but the building isnt interesting enough.
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10/21/2004 07:55:38 AM
i like the (isometric?) view of the building - looks like a Sims house! the big area of black at the bottom of the shot is a major distraction and unbalances the picture a bit though. lovely stars on an evidentally good clear night. the colours of the house seem a little muted, perhaps a bit of brightness / contrast twiddling might be good? 5.
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10/21/2004 04:37:38 AM
Nice capture of the stars in the background.
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10/19/2004 01:35:19 PM
Great to see those stars overhead! Nicely done.
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10/18/2004 03:48:54 PM
I love the angle of this shot as well as how crisp the blacks are.
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