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...they said it would be sunny today!!
...they said it would be sunny today!!
sajin


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Oops! II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Korea
Date: Dec 23, 2005
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Dec 25, 2005

Crop, USM, selective color, saturation, contrast, levels, Neat Image. Spent 7 hours in the freezing cold and snow, but it was worth it!

Statistics
Place: 11 out of 100
Avg (all users): 6.1533
Avg (commenters): 7.3261
Avg (participants): 5.7826
Avg (non-participants): 6.2000
Views since voting: 2538
Views during voting: 704
Votes: 411
Comments: 65
Favorites: 20 (view)


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AuthorThread
12/08/2008 05:33:53 PM
Don't know if you pop in from time to time - but I keep looking to see if your portfolio tiger shots are back, or any new ones. They're memorable.
01/24/2006 09:25:32 AM
thanks tiffany
01/21/2006 11:58:28 PM
what a lovely scene. your tiger shots are very nice.
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01/06/2006 10:13:43 PM
::: Critique Club :::

Hi, I am Kari and am fairly new to the critique club. This is probably one of the more controversial pictures in this challenge, so is going to make an interesting critique.

You have received a lot of comments, and I have taken those into account in this critique.

First Impression - the most important one:
Wow, this is so very lovely. I think that the only issue is meeting the challenge, the title does that for you - but really only just.

Composition:
It's on thirds, and it has reasonably sharp colours. You get the feeling that he is just waiting for something to happen. Whens lunch?

Subject:
The subject is beautiful and well worth sharing, if not in the challenge then through your portfolio.

Technical (Colour and light):
It may take a little more sharpening, but this will also sharpen the background, it may make the snow "pop". So really is up to you, it works as it is, and may also work with sharpening.

To grow its vote?:
Meeting the challenge helps, I think that is the main reason you have been voted down. If this truely had met the challenge according to the views of the voters I think it would be top 5 material.

Summary:
I think it is an wonderful shot. Thank you for providing the photo details and photographers comments, which help in critiquing, I still feel cold with you spending so long in the cold!

I just hope that my thoughts help you.

If you've got any questions about this critique, please feel free to contact me via the PM system.

Cheers
Kari
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01/05/2006 07:34:02 PM
I gave it a six, zero of possible five points for meeting the challenge, five of five points for quality of the shot, and a bonus point for making one of the most beautiful web reduction shots I have ever seen, just an amazing image.
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01/05/2006 02:58:12 PM
I gave it a ten!
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01/05/2006 10:17:33 AM
A super effort should get credit anywhere and this is one! Congratulations on your top 20 finish.

Message edited by author 2006-01-05 10:17:47.
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01/04/2006 10:10:33 PM
And, as you can see by this thread, macrothing isn't the only one who thinks that way.
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01/04/2006 09:39:38 PM
Originally posted by sajin:

ok everyone...i know that meeting the challenge with this pic was a bit of a long shot...but...i got a great pic...and i wanted to share it with u

Good capture, as is this portfolio one; ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/40820/thumb/267664.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/40820/thumb/267664.jpg', '/') + 1) . '

I gave this a 2 - didn't meet the Challenge strongly enough in my opinion. As good a shot as this is, the Challenge 'weight' got priority for me. edit: wording & after reading your comments (in the thread) I can make more of a connection, but alas, the 'comments' are not there whilst we vote. Also, this isn't a 'witch hunt' (although if it is, I say the voters are burned at the stake first, then the photographer, but that's just my opinion). Basically: you submitted a good 'long shot', the voters 'used the scale as they wanted', that's it. It's the 'age old debate' here at DPC, or at least one of them. edit #2 - condensed

Message edited by author 2006-01-06 06:13:09.
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01/04/2006 09:04:21 PM
lmao, awsome! amazing shot, but you have to find it funny... just a bit, lol. Well deserving of the 6, but if it had actually met the challenge, i would expect maybe even a 7... very nice image!
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01/04/2006 07:10:37 PM
Awesome shot best tiger shot I have seen on here.
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01/04/2006 06:37:09 PM
I thought this was a great shot challenge or not. Love the snow
great detail
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01/04/2006 12:19:51 PM
One of the best tiger pictures I have ever seen.
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01/04/2006 04:02:05 AM
ok everyone...i know that meeting the challenge with this pic was a bit of a long shot...but...i got a great pic...and i wanted to share it with u
01/04/2006 12:57:28 AM
I like this photo a lot, but I don't feel that it fits the challenge. The only connection to the challenge seems to be the title.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/03/2006 11:39:04 PM
Very nice picture. I love the compactness of the body with the long tail/legs spread in front.
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01/03/2006 11:10:31 PM
wow, beautiful shot, colours look great and border enhances even more, well done.
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01/03/2006 10:30:21 PM
One of my tops, great pic, vibrant color.
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01/03/2006 09:31:26 PM
Xcellent shot-8-
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01/03/2006 09:26:36 PM
this is really quite a fabulous picture. I imagine tho that many may feel it does not fit the challenge. I like the border as well but wished it was proportionate on all sides.
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01/03/2006 08:41:43 AM
Beautiful tiger. The tight crop makes me a bit claustrophobic here; however the colors are subtle and deep.
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01/03/2006 01:58:04 AM
great color and composition. love the snowflakes. only thing I can see wrong is an oof nose. 8.
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01/03/2006 01:20:11 AM
Great Photo. Vivid Color.
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01/03/2006 01:13:17 AM
An excellent tiger photo that you should be very proud of, but it "oops" is created in the title, not in the photo itself.
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01/03/2006 12:53:17 AM
pretty kitty
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01/03/2006 12:18:21 AM
not oopsy.
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01/02/2006 07:31:10 PM
I think this is a wonderful animal portrait - the colors are great. On the flip side though, for me, it's a bit of a stretch for the oops challenge without the benefit of your title.
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01/02/2006 06:15:37 PM
Oh wow! This may be my favorite tiger picture ever. How BEAUTIFUL with the crisp snowflakes! And the tiger just couldn't be any more sharp or vibrant! Definitely one of my favorite pictures in this challenge. 10
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01/02/2006 04:53:41 PM
Very pretty shot. The focus, DOF, and colors look great...... 8
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01/02/2006 04:17:46 PM
This is an amazing photo, I'm going to vote on it like it wasn't in a challenge, because I don't see how it fits the oops! category, but it still is a great shot.
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01/02/2006 01:53:40 PM
Wow, what a crystal clear image this is! Beautiful photo to boot, well done
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01/01/2006 10:43:52 PM
Beautiful photo, if it was jus the photo, I would give it a 10, but in this catagory, I don't think it quite fits.
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01/01/2006 07:34:09 AM
Its a nice photo, but it doesnt seem to meet the challenge. It relies on the title and not on the actual subject to represent 'oops'
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01/01/2006 12:29:00 AM
Ok, how did you capture the snowflakes. Everytime i try, they don't seem to appear... i use fast shutters and high iso... don' t get it.. maybe it's because it's usually a cloudy white sky..idk but def. a good image stunning in its color and composition, but i can't give it a 10 because i don't see the opps... weather is not something that makes me say opps or something like that. However, dont take it to heart, because this is an awesome photo, much better than any amateur like me could capture. 9!
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12/31/2005 06:48:12 PM
Beautiful picture. A little light on the "oops".
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12/31/2005 01:58:51 PM
What a beautiful picture! I'm not sure this conveys "oops" vert well, but still, great capture.
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12/31/2005 02:24:59 AM
absolutely beautiful image. don't quite get the "oops". ? lens
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12/30/2005 11:23:51 PM
Where's the oops...tigers love snow...no?
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12/30/2005 09:49:23 PM
Beautiful image - Well done! 8 :)
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12/30/2005 02:58:50 PM
This picture is absolutely gorgeous!! It may not fit the challenge as well as some others, but it is the most outstanding picture in the bunch. 10.
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12/30/2005 09:39:16 AM
gorgeous image! but....
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12/30/2005 08:24:46 AM
Beautiful shot. The colours work wonderfully on me. But there's little "oops" feeling here.
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12/29/2005 10:03:25 PM
That is an amazing photo.
Wonderful color, fantastic composition and great appeal.
Ten
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12/29/2005 08:04:31 PM
while it is a splendid photo, it just doesn't meet the challenge without a ridiculous title. It'll probably still do well.
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12/29/2005 09:23:17 AM
It's a great shot-- perfect focus on the face, great lighting, nicely framed. It's a bit of a stretch on the "oops" challenge, though.
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12/29/2005 01:56:04 AM
beautiful photo! although I am not too sure on the OOPS thing. 7
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12/29/2005 01:18:22 AM
Great image of the tiger with snowdrops....................
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12/28/2005 11:59:01 PM
Excellent composition, colors, the snow is a great effect. A winner
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12/28/2005 11:40:38 PM
awesome clear capture of the tiger, relying on your title a bit much to meet the challenge though, still a great image, good colors and clarity - I really like it :)
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12/28/2005 10:58:46 PM
Probably doesn't really meet the challenge, but what a gorgeous picture!! Lovely!
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12/28/2005 10:03:26 PM
Love the color saturation 8
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12/28/2005 09:14:33 PM
Wow - stunning shot!
Not a real strong contender without the title though. (7)
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12/28/2005 09:02:16 PM
My only 10, great job.... the picture is very vivid and crisp.
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12/28/2005 07:58:29 PM
This is a gem in the midst of some pretty mediocre images. I love the sharpness of the tiger contrasting with the softness of the rain. Beautiful color and clarity. :)
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12/28/2005 02:51:05 PM
Wow what a stretch! Wow what a photo! Give you my highest for the great photo. minus 1 for the stretch for the theme. 8
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12/28/2005 02:29:56 PM
great image!!!
Great sharpeness and great color
-9-
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12/28/2005 01:36:13 PM
i love the colors
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12/28/2005 12:25:40 PM
What a beautiful picture. Color and composition look great and that softly falling snow ....wonderful! Would make a great Christmas card!
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12/28/2005 11:54:10 AM
Good background, sharp and crisp subject. Good color definition. "9"
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12/28/2005 11:14:37 AM
Beautiful capture. 8
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12/28/2005 10:48:29 AM
great composition, not a big oops, but beautiful capture
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12/28/2005 09:35:33 AM
think about this border again (at least its drop shadow part), as for me it draws attention from the otherwise great picture
"oops" given by the title only -- again
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12/28/2005 09:33:32 AM
I don't see the relevance to the challenge but it's a phenominal pic. 9

I'd post this on a stock site and try to sell it.
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12/28/2005 09:27:17 AM
beautiful picture. I dont see how it says oops though other than giving it a title to imply oops
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12/28/2005 09:23:37 AM
nice strong colours
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