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Tranquil


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Silhouettes (Advanced Editing I)
Camera: Olympus C-5050Z
Location: My Room
Date: Apr 14, 2004
Aperture: f/2.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 5 Seconds
Galleries: Political, Persuasive
Date Uploaded: Apr 15, 2004

Took my plasma ball or whatever it's called and cut out a peace sign out of regular old paper. Taken in complete darkness. My cutting job is not great, but the concept was important and the little impurities could always be thought as metaphorical : ). Hope you enjoy.

A little cloning to clean up...
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Statistics
Place: 140 out of 169
Avg (all users): 4.5829
Avg (commenters): 5.8571
Avg (participants): 4.5429
Avg (non-participants): 4.6277
Views since voting: 1544
Votes: 199
Comments: 11
Favorites: 1 (view)


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07/15/2004 04:31:47 PM
This is a very very beautiful shot. I love the colors, and the light is very bright.
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04/26/2004 03:45:41 PM
Originally posted by Tranquil:

...Yea, I was expecting higher than a 4.5!!!

Me too! Mine actually got a 4.9, despite a metaphorical rather than literal interpretation of the topic. It's definitely a "groovy" photo.

Since you have that solid black area to help make selections, you can have a lot of fun with this image, for example pasting someone's face into the plasma ball and fading it back to look ghostly or projected.
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04/26/2004 03:16:17 PM
Thanks for your comments...especially General and Rooster...Yea, I was expecting higher than a 4.5!!!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/25/2004 09:28:05 PM
I'm guessing your peace sign will do the best of any (of the few) ever entered here.
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04/23/2004 06:49:12 PM
Nice concept! One gripe though... since this challenge is in advanced editing, if I were you I would have used the chance and cloned out what seems to be white tape on the end of the two bars there..
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04/22/2004 08:54:54 PM
Ah... right from the 70s. Very nice!
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04/22/2004 01:34:35 AM
I'm guessing you might take a hit from the digital manipulations in the windows challenge this week. This has a bit of a "digitally created" feel. Disgarding that, its an OK shot, the colors are nice, but the attention is really drawn by the background, and the sillouette is kind of more of a distraction. But not a bad effort or idea.
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04/21/2004 10:33:51 PM
groovy indeed! I love it! Another one I wish I had thought of first! Curses!
Groovilicious 10 from me! Good luck in the ribbon run as I imagine you are right up there!
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04/19/2004 09:05:03 PM
Very cool!
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04/19/2004 06:41:59 PM
crazy cool shot-awesom!! 10 if i could vote!! great job
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04/19/2004 02:39:55 PM
Nice colors.
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