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Challenge: Extreme Emotion: Faceless (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM
Location: Iraq
Date: Jul 20, 2007
Aperture: 1.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Emotive, Military
Date Uploaded: Jul 22, 2007

well, his unit is actually going home in a month. lucky
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Well my first challenge entry in some time. at least its above a 6.0!
good to be back.

Place: 25 out of 110
Avg (all users): 6.0289
Avg (commenters): 6.9412
Avg (participants): 5.4865
Avg (non-participants): 6.1125
Views since voting: 1048
Views during voting: 434
Votes: 277
Comments: 21
Favorites: 2 (view)

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11/12/2009 04:49:38 AM
Superb shot. Love the graduated sky and the sense of duty/ lonliness & vigilance that I get from it. Suprised you never made it as a print, im sure it would sell
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09/08/2007 05:50:40 AM
Great shot - I hadn't seen this one (didn't do this challenge nor vote it.) I love the red light in the mornings and evenings because of the dust. Now the dust I could live without, but it does indeed do nice things with light. Well seen and presented.
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08/06/2007 10:04:43 PM
Well shit! Not sure how people don't sense the emotion from this one. The title helps it along, but doesn't define it completely. I'm feelin it. Good entry. Not a bad placement!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/31/2007 03:01:26 PM
bless the guys
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07/30/2007 11:07:10 PM
A good shot with a beautiful sky. The title of this image saves it a bit, as it would be hard to guess the soldier's emotion without an understanding of current events. Good capture.
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07/30/2007 07:13:36 PM
Wow, amazing colors and great sillhouette!!
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07/30/2007 06:32:47 PM
I like the sense of heat in this image. Very nice.
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07/30/2007 06:09:28 PM
love the colors... perfect for the challenge. 9
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07/30/2007 03:16:10 PM
Beautiful! Great colors. Emotional subject, I love the subtlety it has a great impact.
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07/29/2007 06:46:35 PM
Fantastic capture!! Great image. Please come home safely, everyone!
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07/29/2007 04:14:48 PM
Nothing about this photograph speaks about "emotion" except the title.
07/28/2007 01:03:26 PM
great feeling of isolation.8
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07/28/2007 11:44:41 AM
Beautifully executed and evokes strong emotion for me as my son is in Iraq as we speak.
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07/28/2007 03:21:25 AM
Nice shot but where is the emotion?
07/27/2007 09:08:52 PM
The picture with the title is heart renderiing. At first I thought is was a lifeguard shack at the beach, Wondered what extreme emotion? and then read the title, then OMG,
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07/26/2007 12:14:51 PM
am not sure about the emotion you're trying to convey here
07/26/2007 09:31:49 AM
lovely silhouette that portrays lonliness for the folks back home
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07/25/2007 11:10:12 PM
Very pretty shot, but I'm not getting a particular emotion.
07/25/2007 12:31:08 PM
A beautiful backlit (sunrise?) shot that communicates very effectively a difficult task.
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07/25/2007 10:12:36 AM
nice shot but DNMC!
07/25/2007 06:53:26 AM
Semper Fi. 10.
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