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From the River Bottom
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Challenge: Granular (Basic Editing III)
Collection: Nature & Views
Camera: Gateway DC-T50
Location: James River in Buchanan, VA
Date: May 23, 2005
Aperture: 1:6.7
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/1250 sec
Galleries: Architecture, Rural
Date Uploaded: May 24, 2005

Taken from a boat entry area on the James River in Buchanan, VA. I took it from ground zero (literally) in that I placed the camera on the ground in the gravel to get the perspective.

Post-processing included cropping, straightening, and increasing color saturation.

The bridge cables were actually in much better focus at higher resolution, but I had to sacrifice some quality to reduce to "DPC qualifying" file size (although maintained ratios).

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Place: 255 out of 327
Avg (all users): 4.5420
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 4.3893
Avg (non-participants): 4.6710
Views since voting: 745
Views during voting: 371
Votes: 286
Comments: 7
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/31/2005 11:59:11 AM
Low angle is great. Looking up is different.
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05/29/2005 12:02:37 AM
interesting perspective. I don't care for the color treatment of the sky
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05/28/2005 02:17:22 PM
Great dof, good job..a slightly higher angle would've given the picture more bang
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05/25/2005 03:33:35 PM
great view, clouds a bit yellow though
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05/25/2005 01:44:28 PM
Interesting perspective.
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05/25/2005 09:20:36 AM
the sky is a mess...over pixelated and colors are off 3
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05/25/2005 12:45:32 AM
how about a boating trip?
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