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Challenge: School Days (Basic Editing I)
Camera: Canon PowerShot A70
Location: Home
Date: Oct 19, 2004
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: auto
Shutter: 1/3 sec.
Date Uploaded: Oct 19, 2004

I read all these books, honest.

Place: 85 out of 195
Avg (all users): 4.9786
Avg (commenters): 6.8000
Avg (participants): 5.0000
Avg (non-participants): 4.9679
Views since voting: 587
Views during voting: 367
Votes: 281
Comments: 11
Favorites: 1 (view)

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10/29/2004 05:43:41 PM
hope you don't mind, but i have some free time and thought i start making comments on randomly selected images...

i gave this shot a 6 because i thought it was technically proficient, on topic, and i liked the composition. you also scored high with the commenters; the problem is, obviously, you didn't get enough comments (that seems to be my biggest problem, as well). maybe it could have been a little sharper. and maybe it might have benefited from shooting straight on, rather than from an angle, with the blue book positioned more towards the left hand corner. hard to say. sometimes all you can do is scratch your head and move on to the next challenge. good luck, and keep on shooting!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/26/2004 10:41:47 PM
Oh yes they were, at least when I was a teenager! Now I like the real thing. Good choice of subjects as Cliffs Notes were a mainstay in most schools.
10/26/2004 08:44:24 PM
it's a little soft, but i love the colors. 9
10/23/2004 03:07:00 PM
One of my favorites...good luck. Way to go on the complimentary colors and choice of subject matter...it even has the look of a selective desaturation photo what with all the yellow and the one stripe of blue.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/23/2004 09:04:48 AM
Great idea, truthful too!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/23/2004 04:37:15 AM
I love the composition and colour of this image. And this is one of my favourites from the challenge. My only concern is that the image does not suggest school days as well as others.

Catch 22 was not on the curriculum when I was at school, so I associate it more with late teens and early adult hood.

I thought this would have done better.

Message edited by author 2004-10-29 04:28:20.
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10/21/2004 04:20:41 PM
Great idea.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/21/2004 01:40:02 AM
Now that brings back memories.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/20/2004 04:27:26 PM
clever concept - composition is missing something, though
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/20/2004 02:08:51 PM
Very humorous and a good commentary on cheating oneselft through shortcuts and the easyway. Like the contrastin blue and use of crop. One of my favorites thus far.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/20/2004 12:40:59 AM
I like this one, but I think it would've been fiunnier if they were all notes for catch-22 (7)
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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