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Faye Pekas

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Challenge: Repetition (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S50
Location: Oregon
Date: Aug 31, 2003
Galleries: Still Life, Macro
Date Uploaded: Aug 31, 2003

My first time playing with mirrors while photographing.

Place: 134 out of 140
Avg (all users): 4.2148
Avg (commenters): 4.4167
Avg (participants): 4.2561
Avg (non-participants): 4.1509
Views since voting: 696
Votes: 135
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/07/2003 03:04:35 PM
i like the idea of using a mirror, but i really don't like the hand and camera in the photo - i just don't see what it adds to the photo or the theme. a little boost in the saturation would have brought out the colors a little more.
09/06/2003 04:11:38 PM
NOTE: When taking pictures with a mirror, don't put yourself in the picture. It will give you lots of 2's and 1's even if it is a good picture. However, this one is not very good. Needs to be sharper, much much sharper.
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09/06/2003 02:33:32 PM
The hand and camera are interesting, but i wonder if this would do beeter with just the jacks. I like it the way you've done it, but I'm not sure the masses will agree.
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09/06/2003 01:46:04 AM
I am sure you have heard this...why did you leave the camera in the shot? takes the focus away from the subject. The eye moves off the jacks and right to the camera and it is out of focus. with the right crop this shot would have done well. (4)
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09/05/2003 11:41:45 PM
Definitely repetition. They are on a mirror, right? I am puzzled as to why you included your hand and the camera, they detract from the image for me. That's totally subjective of course. Overall, I think the image is too grainy and a bit dark, some of that could be taken care of in post-processing.
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09/05/2003 05:46:27 PM
is that really your hand and camera IN the photograph??
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09/05/2003 12:29:55 PM
I like this idea of the jacks a lot, but I am wishing the hand and camera not be there. interesting idea.
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09/04/2003 11:13:28 AM
I don't think you should have included the hand and the camera. But I don't know...
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09/03/2003 10:29:58 PM
i like it...sans the hand/camera....but... i'm the first one to complain that no one gets my creative genius, so i won't factor that comment into my score. I like the lighting and the subjects, good idea and representation of the category. cool pic.
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09/03/2003 06:14:25 PM
the camera in the shot is very distracting, had this been cropped with just the jacks would have been a much better shot
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09/03/2003 06:13:27 PM
nice concept. I dont like your hand and your camera. If you crop those element your pic could be better.
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09/03/2003 11:12:29 AM
I like the idea of this. The picture is a bit grainy, and the colors are a bit faded and washed out looking....other then that, it's a good creative idea! :)
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09/01/2003 02:51:56 AM
This is interesting. The jacks look like they're floating.
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