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Wind Chill Factor
Wind Chill Factor
xianart


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Challenge: Harsh Environments II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location: Nova Scotia, Canada
Date: Mar 15, 2008
Aperture: f32
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/5th
Date Uploaded: Mar 15, 2008

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Statistics
Place: 19 out of 129
Avg (all users): 6.2022
Avg (commenters): 7.6154
Avg (participants): 5.5192
Avg (non-participants): 6.4733
Views since voting: 1340
Views during voting: 303
Votes: 183
Comments: 24
Favorites: 8 (view)


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03/24/2008 04:26:26 PM
Very nice. This was one of my highest scores. Love the tones and the grain and the composition and the....
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03/24/2008 10:36:57 AM
My only surprise is that you are surprised that it did better than you thought! The photo is incredible! Well. . .I have another surprise: that it's not on the front page with a score closer to 7 than 6!!
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03/24/2008 10:18:15 AM
this is a wonderful wonderful image! Sorry I didn't vote this challenge!
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03/24/2008 09:35:14 AM
I actually like the facial expression because it enhances the emotional element of the scene. It shows that someone is probably freezing their ass off, hehe. Great mood. I love how the noise is like little black and white snowflakes floating around. Very cool.
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03/24/2008 01:27:06 AM
Wowza! Fabulous shot, grain cracks top 20!
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03/24/2008 01:09:42 AM
Look at this! Tons of grain and a top 20! Awesome shot, too.
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03/24/2008 01:09:41 AM
Very cool photo. I think the grain is great, and I love the composition of the person and two trees standing in a row in ascending order with so much sky above. Love the three textures of the three silhouettes too. Going in my favorites!
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03/24/2008 12:50:51 AM
Congrats on a very cool image, Christian! And top 20, to boot. :)
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03/24/2008 12:22:44 AM
Like the 3 figures, planted in the cold and snow, BW tones, and treatment, frosty cold. Altogether very evocative in an apparently simple but unusual way.
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03/24/2008 12:12:17 AM
like ancient postcard from Russia....
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/23/2008 05:52:49 PM
The use of grain in this image works really well. Good entry.
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03/23/2008 05:26:05 AM
I really like the noise and composition. The processing is very appealing to me. The only thing that seems to distract me is her expression. I wonder if not showing her face at all would have been more effective. Of course, just my opinion.
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03/22/2008 09:22:41 PM
Excellent composition and processing. 9
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03/22/2008 11:28:24 AM
This speaks cold, cold, cold. The photo says it all.
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03/20/2008 03:38:50 PM
What a superb composition! I really like this, but am unable to properly articulate why....
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03/20/2008 09:47:29 AM
Nordic winter? I like the minimalistic look.
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03/20/2008 08:45:30 AM
This is only my second image I'm voting on, but I already know it will be one of my favorites in this challenge. I love the starkness, the crop & composition, the inclusion of the person in that exact spot, the grain, everything. It's wonderful.
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03/19/2008 07:08:53 PM
I like the B&W here, the setup seems to lack something and the picture seems grainy as well
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03/19/2008 05:50:34 PM
i like this, kind of eerie.
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03/19/2008 04:40:52 PM
This is a really "striking shot"! It really makes it's mark in the "harsh environment" category. I even love the grain to this!
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03/19/2008 10:51:58 AM
I like all the grain. Certainly indicates harshness, but tends to be avoided at DPC.
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03/18/2008 11:14:33 PM
I'm not too fond of the grain, but this is a real standout for me. One of my favorites of the challenge.

Came back to bump, this is indeed my favorite. I hope to see this on the front page.
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03/17/2008 10:29:11 PM
Nice image, I like the grain, it adds to the emotion of it. Would have been even more interesting if the person were walking or doing something, composition is good and nice b&w, 7.
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03/17/2008 12:27:54 AM
Delightful. Love the balance.
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