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three pairs
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tomzinho


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Challenge: Complementary Colors (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S30
Location: nyc
Date: May 15, 2003
Aperture: f/8.0
ISO: 50
Shutter: 5 sec
Date Uploaded: May 15, 2003

red - 500 forints (hungary)
green - 1 real (brazil)

blue - 50 baht (thailand)
orange - 10 pounds (england)

yellow - 20 pesos (dominican republic)
purple - 20 pesos (mexico)

Statistics
Place: 71 out of 82
Avg (all users): 4.8981
Avg (commenters): 5.5000
Avg (participants): 4.8966
Avg (non-participants): 4.9000
Views since voting: 765
Votes: 108
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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05/28/2003 07:33:16 PM
hi there from the CC club
nice choice of subject for complementary colors ... certainly meets the challenge ... however i think if the colors were more vibrant or more "in your face" the image in a whole would have scored higher.
the composition works well here .. the staggered currancy with the appropriate complementary colors against the black background and the detail in the money is well executed. I think this is a nice original idea - but if you focused in on one pair i think it may have given it a more impact on the viewer .. keep up the good work ... ayme
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/24/2003 11:47:40 PM
Fun idea, and well executed in a very formal arrangement.
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05/22/2003 04:22:32 PM
Hmm. On the one hand, yes, you do have some complementary colours there. On the other hand, the softness of some of the colours and the fact that non-complementary colours are set next to each other between the pairings detracts from the focus on the topic. Also, honestly, photographs of money don't do much for me. But it was an interesting idea.
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05/20/2003 05:52:35 PM
You managed to incorporate all the complementary groups! I must say, the Queen looks so young. Nice how you got such a black background, that's difficult. Good job.
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05/19/2003 07:38:27 PM
meets the challenge but doesn't interest me that much. A very literal and lifeless composition
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05/19/2003 03:48:13 PM
That brazilian Real isn't worth much anymore. Muito Bom!
05/19/2003 12:53:37 PM
interesting documentary style photo... maybe photograping one pair of bills would have allowed you to bring out some more interesting detail and create a less literal view of the currency. = 4
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