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Three Times Not Lucky
Three Times Not Lucky
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Best of 2004 (Advanced Editing III*)
Camera: Canon EOS-10D
Location: Mount Auburn Cemetery, Cambridge, MA
Date: Mar 18, 2004
Aperture: 11
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Abstract, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jan 15, 2005

What I should have submitted for the March Free Study. Glad to get another chance. Cropped, cloned out a distracting shadow in the upper right corner, adjusted contrast (curves), desaturated and colorized (slightly blue), and sharpened.

It's a shame that the sparkling highlights all over the snow didn't survive the resize down to 640 (even using the 'bicubic sharper' setting). Any suggestions for how I could have done that?

Statistics
Place: 43 out of 530
Avg (all users): 6.5914
Avg (commenters): 8.1250
Avg (participants): 6.5547
Avg (non-participants): 6.7059
Views since voting: 1527
Views during voting: 523
Votes: 350
Comments: 32
Favorites: 2 (view)


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02/03/2007 12:44:52 AM
Powerful image. Great detail in the snow. You have a great control over highlights and shadow.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/31/2005 08:29:14 PM
Great composition and good detail in the snow, which is no small feat. Not sure the title works for me, but took nothing away because of it. ((7))
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01/29/2005 03:03:23 PM
Simple, effective, great detail and choice of lighting.
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01/28/2005 08:13:48 PM
Simple and very effective....wonderful composition. B&W the right choice.
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01/27/2005 05:47:18 PM
Simple, strong composition and nicely exposed. The image works well on both an emotional and visual level. 8
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01/26/2005 10:09:57 AM
The siimplicity of this photo is excellent. I gave this a 10, but I think it would benefit from a slight contrast push also... great work :)
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01/24/2005 08:21:39 PM
very well done
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01/24/2005 11:20:02 AM
this is an arresting image. you've managed an excellent exposure, and really captured all the textures. the only thing i don't like is your title (and i'm NOTdeducting points for that). good luck!

edit: i just re-read my comment and realized i left out the NOT. sorry for any consternation that caused...
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01/21/2005 09:50:02 PM
Very dark and kind of creepy, but a great shot
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01/21/2005 08:59:01 PM
In this picture lay much tranqualillity and peace. The negative space works well and the shadow of the crosses are does this picture. 10++ Favorited
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01/21/2005 05:30:23 PM
great subject and shot
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01/21/2005 12:56:13 PM
nice and clear 9
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01/20/2005 02:55:32 PM
Simple and powerful
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01/20/2005 08:05:07 AM
Real nice capture... wonder about different angle but well done.
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01/20/2005 07:26:48 AM
Excellent and a very moving photograph.

The angle is very good and the shadows and the snow really make this picture!
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01/20/2005 07:00:42 AM
Simple and well composed
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01/20/2005 12:57:50 AM
This photo is compositionally nice, but it does lack something, like it's almost trivializing the three apparent graves here... Does that make sense? I feel like I want to see or sense more about this subject, but that the photo isn't letting me... Hope this comes across right.
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01/19/2005 06:40:05 PM
Awful title, very good photo
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01/19/2005 01:31:53 PM
Sniffle, Sniffle. Looks like some beloved pets there, which stirs my emotions and makes me sad. . . . but it makes me like the picture a lot. I love its simplicity, the shadows. Everything about this picture is nice.
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01/19/2005 09:13:28 AM
Splendid composition; excellent tonality and textures. (Not sure that the title isn't a bit flippant for the image....)
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01/18/2005 11:21:44 PM
Haunting image and very effective lighting.
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01/18/2005 04:32:50 PM
Wonderful composition. Great use of lighting and shadows.
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01/17/2005 11:53:51 PM
very powerful, something everyone could relate to... the idea is good, but the picture is better. 9
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01/17/2005 08:53:36 PM
The composition in this shot is just great. I also love the pristine snow background. One of my favorites of the challenge. Sorry I have nothing constructive to add but I can't suggest anything that needs improvement. 10
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01/17/2005 02:21:24 PM
Great lighting and pure white snow.8
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01/17/2005 01:58:14 PM
Really like the photo, not so keen on the name though.
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01/17/2005 05:25:43 AM
Very good use of b&w. Nice sence of prespective and nice lightning.
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01/16/2005 08:25:37 PM
Ahh now, this one I have in my favourites so I can skip straight to the score...9
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01/16/2005 09:17:50 AM
Great composition with those shadows. The snow gives a nice balanced texture to make the crosses stand out really well. Good photo.
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01/16/2005 05:05:00 AM
A beautiful, simple composition. Absolutely wonderful rendering of the snow, a very difficult thing to do.
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01/16/2005 01:11:30 AM
Not thrilled by the title. The image alone is incredibly evocative. Great composition here. 9.
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01/16/2005 12:55:45 AM
Beautiful photography here. Nice one.
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