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Cheeky Chap
Cheeky Chap
Martin


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Challenge: Free Study (Classic Editing)
Camera: Olympus C-40Z
Location: Cornwall, UK
Date: Jul 10, 2002
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60
Date Uploaded: Jul 12, 2002

This was taken in a rain soaked field, with me hidden under a sheet. There are no tricks and techniques, just a camera pointing at a river for six hours until this chap popped out for five minutes, then vanished.

Statistics
Place: 63 out of 175
Avg (all users): 5.6000
Avg (commenters): 7.1389
Avg (participants): 5.4859
Avg (non-participants): 5.6936
Views since voting: 966
Votes: 315
Comments: 40
Favorites: 3 (view)


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07/23/2002 01:55:00 PM
Was abit disapointed with 63rd. It was taken in awful conditions and most of the negative comments mentioned the sharpness which suffered because it was a reaction shot. Still, my scores are improving and I will win one day. Thanks for all your advice and comments.
07/22/2002 10:42:00 AM
You were robbed. To bad. This is a great photo! You stayed under a sheet - in the rain - for 6 HOURS? I dare say very few put that kind of effort into their photos this week. Better luck next time.
07/22/2002 10:42:00 AM
You were robbed. To bad. This is a great photo! You stayed under a sheet - in the rain - for 6 HOURS? I dare say very few put that kind of effort into their photos this week. Better luck next time.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/21/2002 11:25:00 PM
i know this isn't constructive, but the only thing that comes to mind when i view this photo is: adorable.
07/21/2002 06:26:00 PM
monterey bay? just a guess. this guy is so cute
07/21/2002 05:53:00 PM
Congratulations. I like it very much
07/21/2002 03:16:00 PM
This is a great shot that looks like it's been blown up just a bit too much. The focus is just a tiny bit soft, and even though there is a good range of tone, the color is a tad monochromatic. I'm jealous of the opportunity to shoot otters though. :-)
07/21/2002 09:49:00 AM
cute!
07/21/2002 01:59:00 AM
Really cute but a little unfocused
07/20/2002 11:22:00 PM
What a great shot!---10
07/20/2002 10:32:00 PM
Very good composition! Just the right angle and closeness to see this little er guy/gal. The focus is somewhat soft. I think some sharpening would help.
07/20/2002 05:16:00 PM
I love otter, this is a good photo
07/20/2002 02:37:00 AM
Just a little on the fuzzy side. Still looks okay.
One note: Don't stick anything in his mouth, it's hurts. Trust me.
Joking! -8
07/20/2002 12:13:00 AM
Good capture. Very cute.
07/18/2002 11:29:00 PM
this is too cool. the colors are wonderful, and I like how you've filled the frame with this little fella. Was he/she a cooperative model? :-)
07/18/2002 05:51:00 PM
such a cutie! :-)
07/18/2002 03:04:00 PM
Cute.
07/18/2002 12:19:00 AM
After some review I'm upgrading this photo. The exposure is a little much around the eyes and nose but the subject is dynamite.
07/17/2002 07:16:00 PM
another great animal portrait
07/17/2002 07:13:00 PM
Excellent shot, one for the frame. Love the sepia tone, the cropping frames its face perfect. Great Job!
07/17/2002 01:51:00 PM
good portrait. The blurred background works well with this.
07/17/2002 10:40:00 AM
he's so cute. i want to take him home....
07/17/2002 08:33:00 AM
nice nature photo; hard to get as these animals are very fast; a little out of focus but still works
07/16/2002 11:36:00 PM
i like otters that what I am going to be when i come back in the next life
07/16/2002 08:33:00 AM
What a doll! Good catch! A bit yellow/green. Tweek this in your editing software.
07/16/2002 03:02:00 AM
what a great wildlife shot. he is just so darn cute, I wish I could pet him (even though it's against the law). Also a darn nice photo.
07/16/2002 12:05:00 AM
omigosh! This otter is toooooooo cute! Flat little head...Great picture. Caught light in his eyes too.
07/15/2002 07:37:00 PM
very neat! I think a little more focus would be a great improvement :) = 6 - jmsetzler
07/15/2002 06:55:00 PM
very cute
07/15/2002 03:33:00 PM
Such a face! <g> Your color seems a bit too red? However, I do like this....I mean with that title and that face it's a winner!! Kee
07/15/2002 02:52:00 PM
That face! What's not to love? Otters are one of my favorite critters. The blur above his head is a tad bit annoying, the lighting on his face had to grow on me...I think it's adorable. Great catch. ~ 10 cthenk
07/15/2002 02:09:00 PM
Alternate title: Wilford Brimley ;) I like what you did with the colors here.
07/15/2002 01:51:00 PM
Nice shot but the color seems off a little
07/15/2002 01:27:00 PM
Great shot, love otters! Seems a bit too brown overall and a broader depth of field would have more of the face in full focus. Pretty nice. 8 Swash
07/15/2002 01:08:00 PM
cute...
07/15/2002 12:54:00 PM
What you need to get a really good shot of a frisky beasty like this is luck. Keep practicing, and the luckier you will get.
07/15/2002 11:07:00 AM
Very cute photo.. It's too bad it couldn't be a bit sharper though.
07/15/2002 08:47:00 AM
AWESOME! Picture looks a little rough but I don't care. This is a great photo. 10.
07/15/2002 01:50:00 AM
Not as sharp as it should be.
07/15/2002 12:55:00 AM
haha cute!


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