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Silhouettes of Light
Silhouettes of Light
hihosilver


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Lighting III (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ5
Location: Malibu Pier, California
Date: Oct 14, 2006
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 80
Shutter: 200
Galleries: Nature, Seascapes
Date Uploaded: Oct 17, 2006

This picture was taken at sunrise overlooking Malibu Pier and facing south towards Santa Monica bay.

Statistics
Place: 16 out of 311
Avg (all users): 6.5064
Avg (commenters): 8.1429
Avg (participants): 6.1889
Avg (non-participants): 6.7063
Views since voting: 1867
Views during voting: 340
Votes: 233
Comments: 17
Favorites: 2 (view)


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01/16/2009 11:23:52 PM
I'm a big fan of landscapes and this one is a stunner. The composition is spot on, IMO, and I just love how my is drawn to the sun and then there's plenty to lead it around the canvas.
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12/12/2007 05:02:42 PM
Lovely shot. I like the foreground interest of the tree
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06/17/2007 09:41:47 PM
This is absolutely great; such detail and texture. Really nice gradations. terrific.
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11/17/2006 10:42:03 AM
This is my favorite image of yours so far. The orientation of the sunset with the tree on the right, which itself helps frame the extended pier below, gives the composition wonderful balance. The sky color and clouds are stunning.

The tree is a bit oversharpened, you can see a small amount of white haloing in the branches. I'd recommend correcting that for show. Could be my monitor is dark, but it looks like the pier on the right side in particular is a bit lost in the shadows. You might consider dodging the pier to bring out more light from behind it to add better definition to the pier itself.

This is great image worthy of a gallery showing. I'd be proud to have it in my sunrise/sunset collections.
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10/29/2006 09:36:43 PM
Cool and collected is the overall feel from this image. Congratulations on your top 20 finish.
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10/28/2006 02:52:11 PM
Lovely picture. Congrats on your top 20 finish!
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10/25/2006 11:01:47 AM
Congratulations on your 16th place!!!

6.5+ score

You have officially surpassed me....well in score. But you'll probably ribbon soon.

I myself have just been frustrated cause there have been so many great challenges I'd like to do and absolutely no time.

:(

*sighs*
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10/25/2006 12:39:16 AM
Congratulations on your first top 20 placing and personal best score with this super sunrise. I'd be proud to have this one in my portfolio! What makes this good is the lighting, color, beautiful and crisp silhouette, and the compomposition. udos to you!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/24/2006 11:02:14 PM
I love the colors. Nice composition. I'm bumping this up to 10.
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10/23/2006 05:42:59 AM
nice one
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10/20/2006 10:17:05 PM
OMG. Awesome color and nice frame work
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10/18/2006 03:49:09 PM
Gorgeous
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10/18/2006 12:34:23 PM
Very nice landscape shot. I like the reds of the sky with the orange sun burning through. The legs of the pier are a little too busy, but overall a very nice shot. 8.
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10/18/2006 11:07:30 AM
nice shot love it....8
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10/18/2006 08:47:26 AM
stunning
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10/18/2006 04:20:58 AM
Gorgeous sunset! Nice composition. Good photo.
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10/18/2006 12:50:14 AM
Very nice. Sharpening halos around the tree branches appear un-natural.
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