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Challenge: Postcard III (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Tamron AF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di II for Canon
Location: Downtown Chicago
Date: Apr 4, 2009
Galleries: Cityscape, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Apr 5, 2009

Contender for the 2016 olympic games.

Thanks for the comments. Actually, very little post processing since I was visiting my sister and she doesn't have any picture programs. I just sharpened and resized. The clouds were as seen!

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Place: 79 out of 163
Avg (all users): 5.7251
Avg (commenters): 6.4444
Avg (participants): 5.4000
Avg (non-participants): 5.9009
Views since voting: 670
Views during voting: 339
Votes: 171
Comments: 10
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/11/2009 08:25:42 PM
Thank you. I was expecting another shot of D.C. or Toronto!
04/10/2009 07:04:22 AM
Heh. Neat with the ready-added text.
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04/08/2009 01:37:23 PM
Beautiful
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04/07/2009 11:59:49 AM
The shot of the city is beautiful! It makes a very nice postcard.
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04/07/2009 01:54:20 AM
i wish you couldve gotten a different angle
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04/06/2009 09:38:41 PM
After seeing a number of these very similar images from Sydney to Seattle to Hong Kong to Malaysia, you get a little jaded and tired trying to treat each one as unique and giving the entries the respect they deserve. Then there is this - its similar, yet different in detail. The Chicago 2016 theme is a good one and it works well. It might have helped to put Chicago 2016 somewhere in the image or in a border along the bottom, but the image works as it is - very well composed, no a single highlight blow out, nice mix of tone and shades of tones - is a great one. Well done.
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04/06/2009 07:02:55 PM
Nice shot but a little to much sky IMO.
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04/06/2009 05:02:10 PM
Nice image. I'm guessing a lot of post processing. Compared to other night skyline images, I like how the buildings are lit up. I like how you can see the buildings against the sky as opposed to being lost in the dark. The only negative for me is that the clouds look odd, not quite normal/natural, but I can't put my finger on it. Overall a nice postcard image.
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04/06/2009 10:01:28 AM
I really would have liked to see text on this and some kind of frame. As it is now its kind of bland and just a cityscape. Needs some punch to it.
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04/06/2009 09:53:57 AM
Great night shot. Wish you'd made it look like a postcard with text, but that's my taste. :~)
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