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Mr Whitesteer
Mr Whitesteer

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Challenge: Bovine II (Standard Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: North Augusta
Date: Oct 1, 2016
Aperture: f.5.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Date Uploaded: Oct 2, 2016

A great big white steer staring at me as I crouched on the other side of the fence from him and his herd.

Post-challenge: yep, been quite awhile since I've been asked for validation - I saw that before I saw the HM! So happy that I wasted an hour or so shooting this big boy and his herdmates :-)

Place: 4 out of 33
Avg (all users): 6.2344
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 5.4444
Avg (non-participants): 6.5435
Views since voting: 847
Views during voting: 113
Votes: 64
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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10/11/2016 08:30:13 AM
The high key look works nicely here. Well done and congrats on the HM.
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10/11/2016 06:04:06 AM
Gorgeous.. great to see the snaffles name back on the front page..
Looking forward to many more..Love the way the steer is looking right at you..makes you feel humbled by its size and majestic appearance. works great in B/W ..LOVE IT!!
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10/11/2016 05:11:35 AM
Hello from the critique club

An appealing image that contributes well to the challenge

What a gorgeous beast! A lovely 'in yer face' portrait of a lovely animal, good focus on the eyes and good DOF to get the muzzle nicely focused too. I see you're definitely in high-key mode with your recent entries, whilst it serves to create a more unique image I feel its just borderline slightly overexposed, there is some loss of detail in the whites around the muzzle and his flanks below. Perhaps I'm being over-critical but for me blown highlights are something to be avoided at all costs. Having said that I love the detail in his fur especially around the top of the head and ears it makes him look so adorable. This brings back fond memories of a similar shot I took a long time ago and she has since become my avatar. Anyway, congratulations on the high score and HM, well done Susan.
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10/10/2016 09:43:38 PM
Coach Susan, I am very proud of you. Congrats on the HM Susan!
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10/10/2016 11:59:10 AM
Congrats Susan. It feels good to be here in your company :)
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10/10/2016 06:52:24 AM
He looks quite mean and I would not like to be on the other side of the fence. Nicely captured photo - congrats on the HM!
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10/10/2016 01:44:17 AM
Congrats on the HM Susan!
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10/10/2016 12:22:44 AM
Hey look at you in the top five congratulations
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/09/2016 08:25:58 PM
naturally high key
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