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Challenge: Silhouettes (Advanced Editing I)
Collection: challenges 2002-5
Camera: Canon PowerShot A80
Location: Randburg, South Africa
Date: Apr 18, 2004
Aperture: F8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/2000 sec
Galleries: Nature, Rural
Date Uploaded: Apr 18, 2004


Place: 91 out of 169
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Votes: 197
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04/29/2004 02:23:06 AM
decent image but lacks a bit of interest for me. You used the rule of thirds which i think works well, and it is a good sihouette.. but it stops there... it is just a silhouette, it doesn't encourage me to look longer, it doesn't produce a feel for me. I am not sure what whould help this image. perhaps it is too cut and dry.. like the whole plant is included in the picture.. perhaps if just the leaves were in the image, or hmm i am not sure what to say. it is a decent image though, and nice exposure in the strong sunlight.

-from the critique club.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/24/2004 07:31:35 PM
This one put a beam on my face, thank you!
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04/22/2004 02:57:26 AM
beautiful very nicely done
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04/21/2004 10:24:15 AM
This is a really nice shot. It might be even more interesting if you crop out the bottom 15-20% of the image to remove the lawn. Nice job!
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04/20/2004 12:59:25 AM
I did kind of the same shot there is something about trees reaching into sky well done...
04/19/2004 01:17:50 PM
Sun Star is effecrtive for this shot. Nice sky and clouds. Due to the merger with the trees behind, you can't tell how the palm's trunk goes from narrow to wide at the base.
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