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Wheel of Fortune
Wheel of Fortune

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Challenge: Off-Centered Subject (Classic Editing)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S602Z
Location: McKinney, TX.
Date: Jun 13, 2003
Aperture: F/2.8
ISO: ISO-160
Shutter: 1/3 sec.
Galleries: Abstract, Urban
Date Uploaded: Jun 14, 2003

Taken with my b300 tele at the parking lot fair up the street.

Place: 34 out of 138
Avg (all users): 6.1654
Avg (commenters): 7.1000
Avg (participants): 6.1250
Avg (non-participants): 6.2564
Views since voting: 968
Votes: 127
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0

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06/23/2003 01:05:26 AM
Well Crab, I guess I owe you that candy bar. ;-) Very nice shot!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/21/2003 07:37:32 AM
gives the feel of the country fairground at night - the lights arching up into the large darkness of the sky. Good use of off-center
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06/20/2003 06:31:45 PM
neat image. I like the angle, and the tease of seeing only part. I keep thinking if I just turn my head, I'll be able to see the rest of the ferris wheel! LOL
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06/20/2003 03:56:12 PM
off center but doesnt draw my attention 5
06/17/2003 05:13:13 PM
this is a stunning photo! the focus and colors are wonderful. i love those two flashes of light on the ferris wheel frame. they give the photo depth. excellent work! -10- sher
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06/17/2003 01:47:38 PM
Simple idea magnificently done. Very nice work. Super use of negative space here.
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06/17/2003 12:19:54 PM
Nice sharp focus for a long exposure, I guess the ride was closed for the night? Meets the challenge. I think I would like to see a little more (not much though) of the wheel and less negative space, but that\'s just personal preference. (6)
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06/17/2003 11:45:21 AM
This could have worked in 'Magazine Cover' - lots of white space (yes I know it's black) for text etc!
I like the composition - it's nice to see just a small study of the wheel, rather than the whole.
I'd like to see the same crop but taken a second later when the carriages are higher and all three are fully in frame.
Nice border choice.
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06/16/2003 02:13:24 PM
First of all, you have managed to capture the romance of the ferris wheel in a very beautiful way. I love the red and amber colors against the black sky and the fact that the cars are void of passengers is interesting to me. Look at how you captured the individual lights slong the spokes of the wheel. Your subject is so sharp and clean I can even read the numbers on the cars. As a side note, I also appreciate the creativity of your title. This is a perfect shot for this season of weekend festivals and carnivals.
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06/16/2003 11:05:22 AM
Great work! I was searching for something similiar in our area, but couldn't find one this week. :)
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06/16/2003 04:39:36 AM
Fortune? Did you find money on a seat!? Really nice lighting and focus, interesting crop.
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06/16/2003 02:57:13 AM
Great photo- theres no other way to explain it. 8
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06/16/2003 12:31:42 AM
Good night shot. I probably wouldn't have minded a little more of the wheel in the picture, though.
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