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Playtime is over after 6 months
Playtime is over after 6 months
Frank Beckman


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Before and After (Classic Editing)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 775
Location: Amarillo
Date: Feb 2, 2003
Aperture: 4.9
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/10
Galleries: Sky, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Feb 2, 2003

Could not believe this sunset today.

Statistics
Place: 39 out of 64
Avg (all users): 5.3838
Avg (commenters): 5.7857
Avg (participants): 5.0392
Avg (non-participants): 5.7500
Views since voting: 1209
Votes: 99
Comments: 17
Favorites: 2 (view)


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03/20/2003 11:44:02 AM
beatiful colors wish i could have been there to see it!
02/11/2003 09:49:57 PM
Critique Club
Composition-Content
This is a beautiful sunset, unfortunately it wasn't strong on the before and after theme, except for the title. I think that this would have done MUCH better in the cliche challenge. However, DPC isn't the be all and end all of photography (though I often forget that!) and you have taken a stunning picture, which would be fantastic blown up and put on the wall. Your composition is great, with the silhouetted playground in the front, contrasting well with the vibrant colours of the sky. Perhaps a tiny amount of rotation would have got the land perfectly straight. Also might have cropped off half a cm off the right to get rid of the tree/building.
Background
The sky is absolutely stunning, absolutely beautiful colours and textures.
Technical
You have exposed well for the sky, getting both the light and dark balanced perfectly. The use of silhoutte is great.
My Opinion
I can see your meaning of before and after here, but unfortunately maybe the link isn't obvious enough. This is a beautiful shot though and a very well captured sunset. Good Luck in the next challenge.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/09/2003 01:07:23 PM
please help, I don't see a before.. just an after
02/08/2003 08:50:17 PM
I think this is a most excellent photo, but {and i hate it when people say this to, and i do not mean to offend you} It doesnt seem to be before and after, just after. 8 otherwise it would be a ten. Kevin
02/08/2003 10:20:05 AM
This photo is effective with the title. Without it, the connection to the challenge is loose. I think it passes though :). Spectacular sunset, which I'm sure you're getting a great response to. I like the framing of the playground.
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02/06/2003 01:44:23 PM
Beautiful shot. Not sure how this meets the challenge, even with the title.
02/06/2003 10:39:25 AM
Beautiful sunset! I like the composition but the horizon seems a bit off level. Seems a bit weak on topic to me. 7 Lisa
02/05/2003 09:53:29 PM
unreal sky but i dont get how this meets the challenge
02/05/2003 09:48:21 PM
Vivid hues! Not sure how it meets the challenge, but it is pretty.
02/03/2003 09:53:09 PM
lol. I remember that time fo the day ... I'd try to hide myself or fake noth hearing my mom calling out for me. lol. Great colours in the sky. One of my favourites this week. Jacko
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02/03/2003 01:43:31 PM
I love the colors. They are so rich and vibrant and deep. Postcard perfect. Can see this with the shimmery effect to it. Great job. Well done.
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02/03/2003 12:20:49 PM
If it wasn't for the title I would not have guessed what the before and after was is your picture. Lovely sunset though!
02/03/2003 10:48:04 AM
Magic colors in that sky...wow pretty.
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02/03/2003 09:53:52 AM
This is a beautiful sunset photo. I love the silhouetted playground as well. The title leaves me wondering what the before/after theme of this photo really is... = 7 - setzler
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02/03/2003 09:51:28 AM
I'm having trouble seeing the before and after in this. Otherwise nice.
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02/03/2003 04:52:35 AM
6 months later, still great sky. Awesome colors here. Good capture - Inspzil
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02/03/2003 01:11:51 AM
beautiful colors
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