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SpringTime
SpringTime
kandyj


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Challenge: Time (Classic Editing)
Camera: Sony DSC-F707
Location: Buffalo River Nat. Park, NW AR
Date: Mar 21, 2003
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Mar 23, 2003

Red Buds

Statistics
Place: 129 out of 209
Avg (all users): 4.7158
Avg (commenters): 5.6364
Avg (participants): 4.6957
Avg (non-participants): 4.7467
Views since voting: 782
Votes: 190
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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04/01/2003 08:52:36 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club!
The colors here are just lovely, and they represent Spring beautifully. The purple background is very nice, but not so much as to be distracting. I am curious about what is the bg comprised of, but that's besides the point. Your depth of field (dof) is good, and sufficient to blur the bg enough to make the subject stand out. A slight improvement would be to have the foreground subject just a little sharper, but it is within the bounds of acceptable in my opinion.
The exposure is good, allowing great visibility of the subject.
The composition is strong, with a good diagonal lead line.
Post processing is fine, with no visible artifacts or noise.
As for meeting the challenge, well....in my mind's eye it's sort of a stretch, and as someone mentioned, a play on words, but it comes in close. I wouldn't personally have consdidered this as a "time" picture for my own submission, but in a very broad sense, it is.
Overall, I like this photo. It's very pretty and you did a good job capturing it. Keep up the good work! :-)
Regards,

Grayce
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03/31/2003 09:56:34 AM
This is soooo gorgeous!!!!!! I only gave it a nine but I wish I had given a ten to bump it up a little!!!!1
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/30/2003 11:35:38 PM
Great macro shot! Focus seems a bit on the soft side, in my opinion.
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03/28/2003 09:22:18 PM
I suugest sharper focus and a small f# to blur the background.
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03/27/2003 12:26:52 PM
Nice photo (for a play on words!). I like the color of the flower with the darker blue/purplish background.
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03/26/2003 06:28:59 PM
very nice
03/26/2003 02:36:56 PM
good pic. nice job.
03/26/2003 10:15:30 AM
Another nice photo of spring time that doesn't work for the challenge interpretation
03/25/2003 09:16:33 PM
Great, love the colors.
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03/25/2003 01:45:49 PM
nice photo good idea.
03/25/2003 09:16:32 AM
excellent color
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03/24/2003 09:37:38 PM
Interesting spring-time buds, they look like they would be sweet.
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03/24/2003 12:31:55 PM
Oh Spring. Nice shot.
03/24/2003 08:12:12 AM
Beautiful shot.


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