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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Hidden Gem -- 1,000th Challenge! (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-450D Rebel XSi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
Location: Al Qasba, Sharjah, UAE
Date: Sep 9, 2008
ISO: 100
Galleries: Architecture, Travel
Date Uploaded: Mar 10, 2009

Taken in Al Qasba, Sharjah, UAE.
From Raw to three images. Combined thru photomatix.

In Ps,
Cropped.
Adjusted levels, curves & selective curves.
Cloned out few building tops behind the mosque.
Sharpened.
Saved for web.

Statistics
Place: 233 out of 1129
Avg (all users): 6.0639
Avg (commenters): 6.6863
Avg (participants): 6.0238
Avg (non-participants): 6.2716
Views since voting: 859
Views during voting: 680
Votes: 501
Comments: 55
Favorites: 0


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03/18/2009 12:12:07 AM
Thanx for the lovely comments and voting. :)
03/18/2009 12:11:29 AM
Originally posted by HighNooner:

Nice, where is this? 10

Thanx for 10. :) This is in Al Qasba, Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/17/2009 05:06:11 PM
Nice, where is this? 10
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03/17/2009 04:21:27 PM
Beautiful lighting here, nice capture at night.
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03/17/2009 02:44:43 PM
nice nightsnapshot for five from me ;)
take care ;D
brano
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03/17/2009 01:18:17 PM
Beautiful rendering of this Golden Mosque. Nice lighting,detail and reflections.
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03/16/2009 09:33:35 PM
Beautiful shot.
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03/16/2009 06:12:57 PM
Clean crisp shot. Great lighting. - 9
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03/16/2009 05:32:49 PM
Nice and sharp
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03/16/2009 02:08:44 PM
Amazing clarity and beautiful rich tones. Cool composition with the reflection too. Nice work!
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03/16/2009 11:03:01 AM
Ver nice detail for a night shot. Wonderful coloring. 7.
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03/15/2009 10:18:36 PM
Nice capture!
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03/15/2009 08:13:42 PM
i would like to see the entire reflection and more lines in the building maybe with smart sharpen or change in contrast
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03/15/2009 06:09:55 PM
Beautiful. I love the reflection.
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03/15/2009 03:45:32 PM
Beautiful lighting, only thing I kind of don't like is the lamp, but still this photo is very nice.
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03/15/2009 02:43:12 PM
Very nice! Beautiful tones and reflections. The mosque contrasts well with the dark sky.
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03/15/2009 11:52:38 AM
Can't get any sharper and clearer than this shot! Very good! (Not a fan of that border)
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03/15/2009 10:08:42 AM
Beautiful exposure and reflections.
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03/15/2009 09:36:50 AM
Very sharp. Nice job.
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03/15/2009 07:43:23 AM
Beautiful lit building with a nice reflection in the silent water.
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03/15/2009 07:13:23 AM
Masterpiece from a master !
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03/14/2009 11:23:55 PM
Nicely shot and edited. You did very well on the sharpness, exposure and color.
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03/14/2009 10:59:08 PM
beautiful
03/14/2009 10:44:05 PM
Beautiful shot. small nit-pick, but would like a little more head room at the top--seems just a tad squished.
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03/14/2009 09:14:18 PM
Stunning. Almost looks surreal.
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03/14/2009 11:50:50 AM
Almost unreal. Like a drawing in color.
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03/14/2009 08:22:45 AM
Great night shot. Nice colours and reflection
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03/14/2009 07:55:36 AM
Beautiful place, beautifully captured.
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03/14/2009 04:53:37 AM
nice architecture, nice exposure, 6
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03/14/2009 03:44:59 AM
Beautyful picture
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03/13/2009 06:40:06 PM
Nice shot. The colours are good.
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03/13/2009 12:29:10 PM
very interesting treatment of this shot. the sharpening gives it an illustrative feel that does work here
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03/13/2009 03:10:59 AM
Great reflection. Nice nightscape, the lighting is prefect.
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03/12/2009 11:28:07 PM
Good colors and nice reflection.
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03/12/2009 10:19:45 PM
Clear and crisp!
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03/12/2009 08:44:34 PM
Gorgeous building. The lighting is perfect with the reflection.
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03/12/2009 07:53:21 PM
Good night shot, I like the reflection in the water.
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03/12/2009 07:37:27 PM
Beauty and elegance
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03/12/2009 06:04:18 PM
Lovely night shot
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03/12/2009 05:40:33 PM
nice reflection, this looks really beautiful at night
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03/12/2009 02:48:38 PM
Very nice PP job just outstanding - 8
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03/12/2009 12:16:53 PM
Great subject and reflection. Not an HDR fan.
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03/12/2009 09:08:57 AM
Beautiful colors and reflection. Good detail to.
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03/11/2009 10:52:03 PM
Great sharpness and clarity, this is stunning.
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03/11/2009 09:04:39 PM
Just the right subtle touch of lighting for the building.
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03/11/2009 08:50:15 PM
Good shot, but the tree on the right is being neglected...
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03/11/2009 08:38:38 PM
Beautiful. Nice balance between subject and reflections. Where is this?
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03/11/2009 06:19:45 PM
Great clarity in the subject. Would have liked to see more of the reflection. Nice shot.
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03/11/2009 02:28:56 PM
what a spectacular place, really great exposure, your shot "glows"...
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03/11/2009 02:26:48 PM
Very nice night shot. Good reflections too.
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03/11/2009 01:50:31 PM
Great shot
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03/11/2009 01:27:51 PM
Quite elegant! Love the contrasting colors of gold and teal-blue. A beautiful capture! 9
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03/11/2009 09:02:02 AM
nice reflection
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03/11/2009 07:32:13 AM
Nice image - well done.
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03/11/2009 12:48:33 AM
nice reflection, I think picture would be more powerful if the reflection was full, also the buildings on the sides of the mosque are a little distracting, since they do not fit into the scene.
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