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Beacon of Hope  (For 106 Years)
Beacon of Hope (For 106 Years)

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Challenge: Metal (Basic Editing III)
Camera: HP PhotoSmart 945
Location: Narragansett Bay, Rhode Island
Date: Jun 19, 2005
Galleries: Seascapes
Date Uploaded: Jun 20, 2005

Plumb Beach Lighthoues. Taken while bouncing around in my brothers 17 foot boot. Built in 1899, it is no longer an operational lighthouse since the building of the Jamestown Bridge (background). It's upkeep is done by "Friends of Plumb Beach Lighthouse" //www.plumbeachlighthouse.org/
Straight out of the camera - didn't even crop it - and I still like it. I may get dinged for it being centered, but I like seeing the water and bridge on both sides of the lighthouse.

Place: 223 out of 508
Avg (all users): 5.1893
Avg (commenters): 5.7143
Avg (participants): 5.0000
Avg (non-participants): 5.4907
Views since voting: 686
Views during voting: 371
Votes: 280
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/23/2005 06:58:42 PM
It could use a slight CW rotation. Great colors and feel to this.
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06/23/2005 05:32:45 PM
my goal is to comment on every photo in this challenge..heres urs..good luck.lovely photo
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06/23/2005 01:40:26 PM
Could not stay focused on the metal.
06/22/2005 07:00:00 PM
Nice composition, but it looks like it needs a very slight clockwise rotation
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06/22/2005 04:23:24 PM
Or a beacon of "don't friggin crash" - nice shot
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06/22/2005 01:42:00 PM
My only comment is the bridge in the background. It seems to draw you to your subject then all of a sudden it seems to cut it in half. I just found it very distracting. Perhaps a tighter crop to make your subject the only attention point.
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06/22/2005 01:47:43 AM
Nice shot. Deep rich blues. Not overdone. good detailing.
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