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Melting Underground (stalagmites in lava cave)
Melting Underground (stalagmites in lava cave)
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: 30 Seconds or More (Basic Editing III*)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Location: Iceland
Date: Jun 18, 2006
Aperture: f 8
ISO: 250
Shutter: 30 sec
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Jun 20, 2006

This picture is taken in a lava tube cave, where I had to walk 2 km and 50 m under the surface of earth. That was a great experience and a big fun doing that. It was great to see how the tube was made of the lava flow, and the stalagmites was amazing.

Statistics
Place: 103 out of 170
Avg (all users): 5.1314
Avg (commenters): 5.8750
Avg (participants): 4.9351
Avg (non-participants): 5.1801
Views since voting: 1735
Views during voting: 573
Votes: 388
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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07/04/2006 06:21:14 PM
Thank you all for your kind comments and votes - much appreciated!
06/28/2006 03:32:00 AM
Æjj djúpt sár í 6.5+ ferlinum þínum. Það sem mér finnst helst að hérna er að ekkert svona "aðal myndefni". Mér finnst litirnir líka full heitir og þessi "sveitti" glampi er ekki skemmtilegur.

Ég segi bara; gangi þér betur næst. (Þú átt pottþétt eftir að gera það)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/27/2006 04:34:15 AM
Not bad, but a little bland.
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06/26/2006 11:40:06 PM
I'm interested to find out the details of how this was lit. I'm guessing from the non-harshness, that you didn't use a flash and instead brought some kind of lighting kit into a cave. A for effort. Wonder what it would have looked like to have used flashlights to fill in the shadows of your single light source.
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06/26/2006 11:38:31 PM
Good idea, but I'm not sure if it's the focusing or what, but the bottom portion of the picture seems a bit blurry.
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06/26/2006 09:53:55 PM
Too much going on in the picture, can't really see much detail and the eye wonders around a bit too much. Doesn't really convey a 30 sec exposure either.
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06/23/2006 12:30:23 PM
Meets Challenge:2
Aesthetics:1
Technical: 1
Wow: 0
Originality:2
Total Score:6
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06/23/2006 10:50:36 AM
well done to get so much detail out of a dark cave
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06/22/2006 07:24:19 AM
Cool! I wonder where it was taken.
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06/22/2006 06:47:18 AM
The richness of the colors are amazing.....
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