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mcrael


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Negative Space (Classic Editing)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix F601Z
Location: Washago, ON, Canada
Date: Sep 12, 2002
Aperture: F5.6
ISO: ISO200
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Emotive, Rural
Date Uploaded: Sep 13, 2002

I found this challenge quite difficult, as I guess I have trouble seeing "negative and positive space". When I showed this picture to a friend, this was her comment:
"I know you don't feel this way about your own house being empty and dark--devoid of feeling--but this shot seems to say that in spite of your mood, you can look out and see beauty and life in the world for you to strive for. " Nicely put Pat.

Statistics
Place: 96 out of 218
Avg (all users): 5.4640
Avg (commenters): 6.1875
Avg (participants): 5.5448
Avg (non-participants): 5.3966
Views since voting: 1053
Votes: 319
Comments: 16
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/22/2002 09:45:00 PM
Nice pic. I love the contrast of the jet black with the all the greenary outside. Even the glare on the road is not bad.
09/21/2002 10:15:00 AM
think I'd like more happening through the window - good concept though
09/20/2002 03:12:00 PM
I like the contrast here, and the focus on the outside of the door is good, too. karmat
09/20/2002 02:42:00 PM
In thinking about the photo, ask yourself why so much space around the window? I could not come up with a reason, though the photo is good beyond that point. - mjcecil
09/20/2002 02:26:00 PM
good idea for theme, ok pic
09/20/2002 12:29:00 PM
Apologies for not leaving a proper comment. Please email me if you'd really like one. Iíve voted this image a 6. Kavey
09/19/2002 02:19:00 AM
I like the angle of the window. 5
09/16/2002 06:59:00 PM
the contrast is good, why not have something more onteresting to see on the other side?
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09/16/2002 06:01:00 PM
nice job fulfilling the challenge, but the photo isn't as interesting as others.
09/16/2002 04:50:00 PM
Yep. negative positive. This image depicts the beauty of just going outside.
09/16/2002 04:21:00 PM
Meets challenge just fine. I love the greenery outside. The stickers in the window add noting to this otherwise fine image. Well, actually the chair would look better if the frame of the window pane didn't cross it. Good luck in the challenge...it's a tough one! Grayce aka Gracious
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09/16/2002 12:09:00 PM
I like this use of neg spc, and as such think it is a good photo, however, I find that it does not "engage" my interest a lot. Perhaps you intended the window to be the "focus" of the shot, but I keep looking through the window for something to focus on, and my eyes just can't find anywhere to go. lhall-7
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09/16/2002 11:18:00 AM
Great work (more comments later) 8
Ruthann
09/16/2002 10:27:00 AM
<GBG> I like the feel of this shot...and it's on the challenge! I think the composition could of been improved, chair and window stickers are distracting to me. Over all it's a good job. Score 6 Justine.
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09/16/2002 09:34:00 AM
Nice composition, but the view is singularly uninteresting.
09/16/2002 06:38:00 AM
Composition: very nice but very busy It does represents negative space but would have been better if the outside had less 4
Lighting: good 5,
Appeal: 5, Total Rating 5 Sulamk
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