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Reflections Of 2002
Reflections Of 2002
rickhd13


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Chinese Zodiac (Advanced Editing I)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: Riverside Stables - Springfield, IL
Date: Jan 24, 2004
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jan 24, 2004

2002 being the last Year of the Horse

Nice surprise to have caught the reflection of the horse in his eye

Statistics
Place: 44 out of 77
Avg (all users): 5.2065
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.0339
Avg (non-participants): 5.3125
Views since voting: 884
Votes: 155
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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01/29/2004 10:01:42 PM
very clever idea bit it looks abit out of focus
I like what you have done the the reflection of the horse in the eye
Maybe a little over exposed
Fits the challenge and a really great idea.
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01/28/2004 05:45:35 PM
Ok Im confused!
01/28/2004 04:41:04 PM
I like this type of picture. Large eyed animals with almost a second picture in the eye intrigue me. They always make me think of what the animal actually sees.
I think the votes could be along 2 extremes on this one and I will tell you why.
I have 3 monitor screens 2 standard CRT's and one LCD.
One of them is calibrated to what you would call "true colours". The second - what you would call average man off the street settings and the LCD standard out of the box.
One the Calibrated monitor - your picture looks great - On the out of the box it's OK
On the out of the box LCD it looks rubbish.
THAT IS NOT YOUR FAULT!
On the LCD it is almost completly washed out but as the eye still looks very good it appears that this is how it was meant to be (I checked it on a laptop tft and it looks equally bad.)
So I think what will happen is it will be considered overexposed by many. This is always a problem with lcd's
On my calibrated screen though it looks fine.
David

  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/26/2004 02:04:58 AM
Wow, very interesting closeup.
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01/25/2004 11:05:13 PM
I can see where you're going with this one. However, for the image to really work, you need to lighten the image in the eye a touch more. 5
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01/25/2004 09:14:54 PM
I wish I could vote! This is an 8 or 9. I love the narrow plane of focus. It really draws you in. Nice reflection in the eye. I hope people don't flip through too fast.
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01/25/2004 06:00:52 PM
intriguing. I like the refection idea. I like all the white, and how the eyes stands out, but I would like to see a bit more detail or contrast in the fur and eyelashes.
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01/25/2004 01:30:02 PM
Nice micro .
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01/25/2004 10:35:06 AM
Original idea and nice title. I like it!
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