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Table Mountain
Table Mountain
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Challenge: 30 Seconds or More (Basic Editing III*)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 22-55mm f/4.0-5.6 USM
Location: Plattekloof - Cape Town
Date: Jun 15, 2006
Aperture: 22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 30
Galleries: Landscape, Panoramic
Date Uploaded: Jun 19, 2006

Had to crop this photo quite a bit to fit the image I had in my mind. I decided on a hazy day to take this photo as to try and provide some atmosphere to the photo and not just shoot yet another photo of the over photographed Table mountain in Cape Town. Hope you like, if not let me know why?? Oh, yes and if you see those little dots on the top right of the photo, its the mist that was on the lens which i did'nt unfortunately see :( .

Statistics
Place: 114 out of 170
Avg (all users): 5.0129
Avg (commenters): 5.4286
Avg (participants): 4.8243
Avg (non-participants): 5.0575
Views since voting: 838
Views during voting: 519
Votes: 387
Comments: 15
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/27/2006 03:22:52 PM
Very nice rusty hues, perhaps a bit too hazy and image is kinda small. And just as a heads-up, there's sensor dust or some kind of boogies - note splotches in sky.
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06/27/2006 09:03:41 AM
Nice shot, great colours.
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06/27/2006 04:20:58 AM
please clean your sensor and/or lens
06/26/2006 07:12:28 AM
This photograph is too hazy and low-contrast to really be effective, the mountain doesn't have enough impact and there's no other centres of interest in the photo to capture the viewer's attention. I suggest that you need to increase the contrast so that the mountain stands out more against the sky. You might want to try altering the colour temperature too to see how it affects your image.
06/24/2006 12:36:49 AM
some interesting colors.
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06/23/2006 01:38:33 PM
Too small for me, love the picture
06/23/2006 12:28:11 PM
Meets Challenge:2
Aesthetics:1
Technical: 1
Wow: 0
Originality:1
Total Score:5
I would've scored this a 6 but I don't care for how small it is. It takes away from the aesthetics of the photograph.
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06/23/2006 11:02:06 AM
This is a gorgeous photo! Im wondering what the dots are though, on the r/h side of the pic in the sky...
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06/21/2006 11:48:19 PM
Nice ;)
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06/21/2006 02:07:08 PM
get your ccd clean, i change lenses all the time but this is really bad!
just blow it off holding your camera down with a blower.
but i do like your photo, almost monocolored, nice!
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06/21/2006 01:22:48 PM
This looks like a drawing or something. I like it though I would like to see mor of the city.
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06/21/2006 10:19:43 AM
nice crop and duotone feel!
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06/21/2006 07:24:20 AM
Ouch!, thats a bunch o' dust-bunnies!
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06/21/2006 02:16:34 AM
sensor dust? nice shot though
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06/21/2006 12:31:51 AM
Always nice to see a shot from home. Nothing wrong with it, but the composition doesnt grab me. Part of htis is the panarama crop and the indistinct border. I think a light thin (1 pixel in width) line between your existing border and the image would have given it more pop. Regarding the composition itself - it's hard to do mountains justice in a full frame shot without a huge high-class lens from a great distance. Perhaps it would have worked better if you had cropped closer to Lions Head and Devils Peak for a squarer frame.
I'll give you 6 - Good luck
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