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Neighborly Fences
Neighborly Fences
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Challenge: Country Life II (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: 2006
Camera: Konica Minolta Maxxum 5D
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro for Minolta
Location: Virginia
Date: Feb 6, 2006
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Rural
Date Uploaded: Feb 6, 2006

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Post-processed with Paint Shop Pro X

Brightness & Contrast : B/C (2,5)
Hue & Saturation : HSL (+5)
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USM (.50,100,10) + luminance
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***** comments post-challenge *****

Oops! ;^) Tried to get a bit artsy with this. I LOVED the lighting, and I thought the foreground grass added a suitable flavor given the location of the shoot. Funny how the lower scoring images are sometimes your own personal favorites...this one is being printed. ;^)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/18/2006 09:38:03 PM
For me, there really isn't one main focal point in your image, but it gives me an odd voyouer sense. Like I'm a hunter waiting for the deer or a Civil War soldier waiting for the enemy to come over the crest. I like that about your photo - how it makes me feel, not necessarily the visual aspect of it.
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02/18/2006 06:34:13 PM
I think the focal point, the fences, get lost in the trees here. I like the way you tried to frame this one though with the grass.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/16/2006 09:56:43 AM
A bit too much going on here I think. Nice colors and good focus though.
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02/15/2006 10:09:03 PM
Well done! Good lighting and the grass in the foreground reall adds to it!
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02/15/2006 07:55:32 PM
the trees and grass are a distraction.
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02/15/2006 09:22:53 AM
The blurred grass in the foreground is really distracting.
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02/13/2006 07:18:58 PM
nice shot ..... well composed but there doens't seem to be much that grabs my attention
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02/13/2006 06:02:32 PM
Branch on the left is distracting
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02/13/2006 03:49:09 AM
Lovely watery winter light and a good cxomposition. well found and captured
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