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teammates.....best friends.....progress
teammates.....best friends.....progress

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Challenge: Progress (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Date: Jul 8, 2006
Date Uploaded: Jul 8, 2006

...maybe there is hope for the world afterall.

equally interesting to me is the older generation's facination with the sincerity of the kids' friendship.

Place: 23 out of 152
Avg (all users): 5.9884
Avg (commenters): 6.9231
Avg (participants): 5.7458
Avg (non-participants): 6.0603
Views since voting: 675
Views during voting: 370
Votes: 258
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)

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07/20/2006 11:59:50 AM
I love this shot and was suprized to see that it did not make north of 6.0. Oh well...23rd ain't bad!
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07/19/2006 12:13:46 AM
Yea You!!! Top 25!!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/18/2006 11:54:38 PM
Great natural moment captured. Really, really nice black and white treatment!

A few observations...
- without the title, it would be hard to pinpoint the progress here.
- the old man in the bright white shirt is a bit distracting, my eye continues to drift back to him. I wonder if a crop of only the three boys would have worked better.
- the bench/horizon is tilted. Take a look at this tutorial, it may help.

Good Luck!

Message edited by author 2006-07-19 00:16:07.
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07/18/2006 01:58:59 AM
Nice. Good social commentary and nice black and white.
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07/16/2006 08:30:29 PM
You captured a great moment. Technically there are a lot of clipped (blown out) highlights. Some doding could really help the image.
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07/15/2006 09:04:19 PM
I just love this one. It's simple, and so candid and sweet. You really get the feeling that you're being let in on intimate friendship -- gives you a sense of belonging. Great job. Plus, I love baseball photos :)
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07/15/2006 07:21:50 PM
I don't have any friends so I don't understand.
07/15/2006 05:56:30 PM
Don't know about the progress part, but it's a wonderful shot depcting friendship and comraderie!
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07/15/2006 01:14:37 PM
you captured some great expressions here!
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07/15/2006 08:23:00 AM
The old gentleman in the back really completes the scenario. Peace between the races has progressed so much in my lifetime (I was raised in the 60's) and your picture speaks volumes. (Of course we still have a long way to go) I give it a 10.
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07/14/2006 12:36:46 PM
Good job.
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07/13/2006 11:16:18 PM
Love the shot
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07/13/2006 08:07:31 AM
well yea ... but i wish the dudes in the back could be cloned out :-)
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07/13/2006 07:56:54 AM
a wonderful capture and fantastic in black and white...well done 8
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07/12/2006 03:56:51 PM
It looks as though the last kid is about the slide off the bench b/c it and the ground isn't level. Cute photo, though.
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07/12/2006 12:33:29 AM
Damn that couple in the background - they spoil this shot a bit. I am not taken with the non-level horizon on this
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