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Challenge: Late Night (Basic Editing III)
Collection: DPC Entries
Camera: Nikon D70
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Location: monument circle, indianapolis, in
Date: Apr 27, 2005
Aperture: 20
ISO: 200
Shutter: 20
Galleries: Black and White, Persuasive
Date Uploaded: May 1, 2005

cropped and rotated slightly. converted to b/w in channel mixer.

this is a shot of a temporary art installation looking down market street at the indiana state capitol.

it was taken at 10:30pm, if you're interested. not exactly "late," but it was a school night. :)

i had to set up the tripod between the legs of another statue to get this shot. even homeless people were looking at me funny.

Place: 105 out of 334
Avg (all users): 5.5822
Avg (commenters): 6.2143
Avg (participants): 5.5211
Avg (non-participants): 5.6221
Views since voting: 848
Views during voting: 486
Votes: 359
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/10/2005 07:22:42 AM
Not a bad Idea but this image really needs some contrast boost, it seems severly flat. Also, I can´t help but wonder if this hadn´t been more interesting in colour, those nighttime colours can be quite nice but that´s always just a personal taste so ignore me if you dissagree. Anyway, the composition is pretty good and if you had increased the contrast somehow (curves for example) it could have been a good shot but as it is I find it quite mediocre and gave it a 5.
05/06/2005 12:27:02 PM
I like the humour
05/05/2005 11:29:31 PM
Effective composition
05/05/2005 11:21:37 PM
cool subjects! Great settup. I would only change the street lights to stars by shutting the apurature ( longer exposure). 9
05/05/2005 03:47:51 PM
I actually would have liked this photo even better without the little See/speak/hear no evil guys.
05/05/2005 09:23:48 AM
I would have liked this better without the little guys in the foreground...I might just be boring, but I love the shot.
05/05/2005 07:57:41 AM
Nice exposure. I had problems with a large building where the light levels were low expect for the dome and it wanted to be over exposed.
05/05/2005 07:30:41 AM
The three statues at first were a little annoying but when I noticed what they were and what they were facing I laughed. I wish the street lights were not so bright but their rays add a little to the shot. Great tones on the main building. Good shot and good luck
05/05/2005 01:28:09 AM
Funny and cute. The building seems slightly out of focus, however; try a smaller aperture.
05/04/2005 11:40:53 PM
Interesting. I'd like to see a bit more contrast. Fun shot.
05/04/2005 09:14:21 PM
Good details all the way through. Just my preference, the lights are a bit harsh.
05/04/2005 02:34:59 PM
Great DOF. Everything looks sharp. I like the updated wise monkeys.
05/04/2005 01:31:20 PM
This looks awesome. I almost did mine in black and white because I love black and white night shots. But mine didn't lend itself to black and white as well as this one does. This is great.
05/04/2005 08:53:46 AM
great composition love the here no, see no, and speak no evil in the foreground, It is almost like two images in one. great work 8

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