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Frog Pond
Frog Pond
amandolin


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Challenge: Reflections Without Mirrors (Classic Editing)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 4500
Location: Columbus, OH
Date: Sep 28, 2002
Aperture: f 5.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/56.3
Date Uploaded: Sep 29, 2002

I wasn't planning on submitting anything, but I ended up with this picture and figured I might as well submit it and see what people think.

Statistics
Place: 167 out of 248
Avg (all users): 5.0590
Avg (commenters): 5.3333
Avg (participants): 4.8993
Avg (non-participants): 5.2541
Views since voting: 733
Votes: 271
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/02/2002 11:09:00 AM
Meets the Challenge: Yes, but it's weak...
Artistic Merit (Would I print/frame/hang it?): 7
Creativity (Did a lot of thought go into this photo?): 3
Technical (Focus/DOF/Lighting/Etc): 7
Composition (Subject well-positioned and framed): 4
WOW Factor (Is the photo interesting?): 7

Score: 6 - setzler

I would love to have seen the reflections play a more prominent role in your photo. Reflections do exist here but they are not creating the 'wow' in this image...
10/02/2002 06:10:00 AM
Fantastic composition, great lighting and overall, it's a wonderful shot… I think you've got this spot on. Now, this is going to sound a little pedantic, but I think the shot is perhaps a little too good… What? Yeah, ok, it's not easy to explain, but the shot is composed for the frog, not the reflection, and therefore the eye will not see reflections without searching for them. I spotted the frog, took in the image, smiled and then thought this is great, but there isn't a reflection anywhere. Then looked again; no reflection… Then again, ahh, the penny dropped… I've got to mark the shot down because of this. But be assured, if the challenge had been nature, it would have got the max… ( 7 ) Great shot, keep shooting…
09/30/2002 08:28:00 PM
This is a neat shot - I think the main subject is the frog, and his reflections on the water. Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be very photogenic water. It's quite busy, which makes it hard to find the subject (even with the title) and it's reflection. It does meet the challenge, but I feel that it could have been executed better... - 5 - JB
09/30/2002 03:18:00 PM
Nice job, good capture. Score 7 Justine
09/30/2002 02:06:00 PM
Meets the challenge but not a very strong reflection. I love outdoors and nature so this adds to the appeal for me. Good luck in the challenge. Grayce aka Gracious
09/30/2002 02:59:00 AM
Very green


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