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Moon Rise
Moon Rise
PapaBob


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Challenge: Ansel Adams II (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 28-80mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Red Rocks Park
Date: Jan 20, 2009
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Jan 20, 2009

I tried to come close to the tones used in Ansel's shot titled moon rise, I think it is fairly close even though the scene is not close to being the same. Not sure how it will score but I really like this one and feel it is one of my better attempts at B&W. Looking forward to everyone else's entrys.

I have always admired Ansel Adam's work, I think he was awesome especially for his time period. I would love to see what he could do with todays equipment and processing technology.

Statistics
Place: 17 out of 219
Avg (all users): 6.4836
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 6.3929
Avg (non-participants): 6.5313
Views since voting: 1486
Views during voting: 430
Votes: 244
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0


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01/28/2009 03:26:57 PM
i like it a lot, perfect balance of simplicity and interesting-ness, grats on top 20!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/27/2009 11:57:41 PM
Simple yet stunning.
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01/24/2009 12:07:16 PM
Nice.
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01/23/2009 07:01:08 PM
Ohhh very nice. Winner so far. The black to white is very nice. Contrast is very consistent over the whole image (not over done).
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01/22/2009 02:44:09 PM
Nice. Like the tonal range in the rocks, although a bit more shadow detail in the section on the left would be good. Placement of moon sliver is good.
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01/22/2009 12:37:54 AM
Simple and the aspect of the moon finishes it off quite nice. Good luck!7
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01/21/2009 09:45:51 PM
This is a sweet image, but IMO it hasn't been processed to its full potential. There's a little more luminosity to be had, a little better expression of the deep shadows, if you reach for it. Very nicely seen, however :-)
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01/21/2009 03:37:32 PM
Great capture of the moon, but I'm not crazy about the rocks - they look dull and flat.
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01/21/2009 02:41:21 PM
This has the best AA feel to me of the bunch. Maybe it's the sliver of moon which reminds me of his Half Dome shot. Dunno, it stands on its own merits. Nicely done--the only thing I could wish for is a wisp of cloud. Or maybe not...
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01/21/2009 09:56:06 AM
Very striking image - well done. I feel I could have lived without the border. Though it's not awful, it seems to limit the expanse of the photo. I like the high contrast, and great job on the sky and moon.
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01/21/2009 04:49:22 AM
Nice image, looks a tad soft though.
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