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Seanranney


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Challenge: Fallen II (Standard Editing)
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: Sep 23, 2016
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/4000
Date Uploaded: Sep 24, 2016

My boy had fun with this one. Not very often we get to smash cups against the ground and not get in trouble.

Shot by eye/hand (no sound trigger).

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 50
Avg (all users): 6.2537
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.5217
Avg (non-participants): 6.6364
Views since voting: 981
Views during voting: 123
Votes: 67
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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11/02/2016 11:46:12 AM
Thanks guys!! The ribbon really surprised me, sure wasn't expecting it. This turned out to be a lucky shot, I practiced with a tennis ball for a bit to get the timing down, and went through one cup and one ceramic angel before this one. This was the one and only cut that we filled with water, although we had a few more in reserve if needed (which my son subsequently smashed anyway - gotta love the dollar store). Shot outside with a flash on the left and a reflector on the right, with a black piece of paper for the background. Teh water inside the cup had red food coloring.

Enjoying being a part of the community, and love seeing everybody's work.
11/01/2016 07:36:07 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!

Excellent interpretation of the challenge, especially as it ribboned, and thus is just that much harder to critique! Great classic studio shot, I admire how well you controlled the whites here and the sense of timing to capture it at just that critical moment of breakage before everything went all over the place is fantastic!

Very simple and effective in lighting and composition, and I too am curious as to how many mugs you and your son dropped :-)

Look forward to seeing more entries from you in the future, keep up the good work.

Susan
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10/07/2016 09:55:46 AM
Congrats on the ribbon; looks like a fun photo shoot!
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10/06/2016 04:46:28 PM
Wow! Congratulations on your RED ribbon... and only your third entry!

Well done, Sean!
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10/05/2016 04:28:38 AM
Smashing photo:) Congrats!
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10/05/2016 01:40:52 AM
Congratulations on your first ribbon! Smashing shot
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10/05/2016 12:06:09 AM
Congratulations, I knew this would make it to the top. I gave a 9 on this one. Great job.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/03/2016 01:01:37 AM
How many cups did you break out of that one ? LOL cool capture
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10/02/2016 10:19:37 PM
you need a refill fast
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10/01/2016 10:39:28 PM
Nice catch
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