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Below a Living Wage
Below a Living Wage
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Poverty II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location: Camarillo, CA
Date: Oct 21, 2008
Aperture: f/18
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Candid, Photojournalism
Date Uploaded: Oct 21, 2008

I'm happy with this one and I hope it does better than I expect it will :P

Post:
So I knew that there would be those who wouldn't like the blur or lack of sharpness. I like this one because to me, it tells a story and is genuine. The blur is motion blur, as that's how we tend to see these migrant worker as we speed by.

Statistics
Place: 46 out of 98
Avg (all users): 5.3286
Avg (commenters): 4.7500
Avg (participants): 4.9375
Avg (non-participants): 5.3989
Views since voting: 694
Views during voting: 346
Votes: 210
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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03/02/2009 01:16:58 AM
I agree 100% with your comment on the blur. I think it makes a profound statement.
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12/04/2008 10:21:02 AM
I love the foreground blur in this. As an occasional visitor to Pt Mugu, this image really reminded me of the view of the migrant workers from a moving car. Very well captured.

I'm in Santa Barbara next year and looking forward to photographing the beautiful pier and getting into the hills.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/28/2008 01:28:05 PM
face isnt sharp and is to hidden by shaddow. A closer and sharper shot would have been good
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10/28/2008 09:03:47 AM
a snatched shot or did you set it up? good either way :)
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10/24/2008 06:17:43 PM
Don't really like the foreground blur in this pic, it almost looks like motion blur. Other than that nice pic.
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10/23/2008 03:13:19 PM
Nice idea, the large blyred area in the front is a bit distracting though.
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