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Grandpa and Grandson Christmas Day 04'
Grandpa and Grandson Christmas Day 04'
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Best of 2004 (Advanced Editing III*)
Camera: Olympus C-740UZ
Location: House
Date: Dec 25, 2004
Date Uploaded: Jan 2, 2005

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Statistics
Place: 523 out of 530
Avg (all users): 4.1805
Avg (commenters): 4.0000
Avg (participants): 4.1081
Avg (non-participants): 4.4177
Views since voting: 826
Views during voting: 499
Votes: 338
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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01/31/2005 12:31:36 PM
Looks like Grandpa just found out there's no Santa Claus : )
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01/27/2005 10:01:26 AM
This photo probably means more to you then it does to me but I don't think this is your best of 2004. The photo appears to be over sharpened and lacking subject. Good luck and keep up the good work in 2005.
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01/26/2005 07:26:45 PM
This is a great shot for the scrapbook. :) One of the keys in photography is deciding if you want an artistic image, or a snapshot. For me, a snapshot is something that just documents an event. It doesn't create a sense of connection between the image and the viewer. It tends to require the viewer coming from a specific frame of reference. This is a classic snapshot. Which isn't a bad thing at all. :) The next time you take this kind of shot, think a little about what's going on behind the action. Try and move youself to better optamize use of blank walls, or background that better demonstrate the story you are trying to tell. In this case, the doorway is distracting from the curiosity on the little boys face.
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01/23/2005 09:10:15 AM
what a moment you have captured here. if this isn't getting the scores or comments you expected, please don't take it personally--just look at it as a starting point for the rest of the year! this site is a great place to learn, and your family will really appreciate what you will be able to do with your camera. but, as i am sure you are seeing, it can be fairly rough starting out. just keep on shooting, keep on submitting, and DO NOT QUIT!!!
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01/19/2005 09:01:11 PM
This doesn't look like much more than a snapsho., The lighting is flat and harsh and unfortunately it looks way oversharpened. Better luck in 05!
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01/18/2005 07:28:20 AM
Very nice family Christmas shot! Great expressions, and the Santa hat adds a bit of interest.....6....
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01/17/2005 01:54:38 PM
This picture may mean something to you personally, but there really isn't anything compelling for those of us that don't know your family.
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01/17/2005 12:53:26 PM
Seems horribly oversharpened and oversaturated. Background hasn't been thought out. Onboard flash isn't too bad though.
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01/16/2005 09:14:50 PM
Way oversharpened for my liking. A nice image of two generations enjoy a special moment. In some tough competition in this challenge. Good Luck.
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01/16/2005 06:02:34 PM
Nice family shot.
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01/16/2005 03:21:02 AM
Great expression on both these guys faces. Good capture there - but the flash is a little harsh, and it doesn't look like much thought has gone into this.
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