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Lambent Friendship
Lambent Friendship
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Challenge: Lighting II (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: Denver
Date: May 18, 2005
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Urban, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: May 19, 2005

I wanted to make a dream like photo, where light and the lightness of it, capture a moment in time. A certain amount of post-processing time was used to achieve this. I hope someone likes it.

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Statistics
Place: 115 out of 239
Avg (all users): 5.4208
Avg (commenters): 6.7000
Avg (participants): 5.2188
Avg (non-participants): 5.6038
Views since voting: 843
Views during voting: 351
Votes: 202
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/29/2005 08:22:51 PM
I really like the "painterly" feel of this, it's perfect for the scene. This would be a great greeting card. The composition, the light, the softness, the whole overall mood of this is just lovely.
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05/29/2005 06:06:57 PM
something about the dof i really like
the conversation almost vivid
a nice pont of view too
real nice job!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/29/2005 04:55:20 PM
Nice mood. Like the white aganist the white sky. Very simple and pleasing composition.
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05/28/2005 01:23:29 PM
Interesting composition, but seems a little over processed IMO
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05/27/2005 10:21:05 AM
crop
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05/25/2005 05:39:51 PM
In general, using the rule of thirds to compose the focal point results in a more pleasing shot and I think it would have helped here. Unfortunately, the outfits are getting lost in the background which is giving this shot a touch of "floating head" syndrome. You've captured mood beautifully, though.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
05/25/2005 02:16:38 PM
This is all about the light AND your artistic eye has captured a moment and a story. One of my ribbon picks. BOL
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05/25/2005 08:57:37 AM
This has an almost etched quality that I find appealing, but yet... good luck
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05/24/2005 02:48:06 PM
my first reaction was to just click through this photo giving it a 4 or 5, because of its processed feel, but on second glance i love the mood that it creates, more of a 2-dimensional canvas of shapes, textures, and colors. the title perfectly fits the mood this photo creates. 10
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05/23/2005 10:37:54 AM
Not sure it meets the challenge and looks way over processed.
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