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Farmside Crucifix
Farmside Crucifix
aprudhomme


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Never Seen on DPC! (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Sigma 55-200mm f/4.5-5.6 DC for Canon
Location: Gahanna
Date: Jun 19, 2009
Aperture: f/14
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100 sec
Galleries: Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Jun 23, 2009

I really like this image. It didn't strike me as a great image as I was taking it, but once I uploaded it I fell in love. I messed with contrast, and did a little dodge and burning but no major editing. Its never before been seen, but at the same time I feel like it might not be quite original and out of the box for this challenges. I'm really hoping for above a 5.5.

After tweaking it a bit I've come up with another rendition of the picture that I think would have scored better ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/100000-104999/103818/120/806563.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/100000-104999/103818/120/806563.jpg', '/') + 1) . '

Statistics
Place: 35 out of 110
Avg (all users): 5.7000
Avg (commenters): 6.0833
Avg (participants): 5.3265
Avg (non-participants): 5.8649
Views since voting: 916
Views during voting: 469
Votes: 160
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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07/03/2009 12:24:55 AM
I really like it too!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/02/2009 03:35:53 PM
i like that you darkend every thing but her.
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06/30/2009 08:39:59 PM
just looks like a snapshot with some nice processing, nothing really "wows" me
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06/28/2009 03:01:02 PM
Interesting, emotive, artistic.
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06/27/2009 10:27:38 PM
Nope, haven't seen this one before. Closest I found was this -- ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_challenge/0-999/887/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_694701.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_challenge/0-999/887/120/Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_694701.jpg', '/') + 1) . ', and it's very different.

Nice lighting -- interesting shot!
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06/27/2009 07:51:41 PM
I found plenty of hay but not any of anyone laying against it. That had to be uncomfortable though she makes it look relaxing.
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06/27/2009 05:33:11 PM
comment only.

I'm not voting as to me the challenge title and description leave little room for a shot to truly meet the challenge. I do like this, nice lush greens and the model helps turn an ordinary image into one with more substance and whilst I can't actually see her face I can see has a beaming smile (maybe laughing at your wacky idea?). Nice shot and good luck.
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06/27/2009 05:05:19 PM
Red contrasts well and fits your theme.
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06/27/2009 03:41:37 PM
The red pops a bit too much, being the brightest thing in the image... taking the eye away from the face and the fields, I think. I like the whole field scene though. (not voting)
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06/27/2009 01:57:45 PM
I like the image, the red shirt is perfect in this setting.
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06/27/2009 11:07:37 AM
I really like your processing and colors in this...
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06/26/2009 10:48:24 PM
Beautiful use of color to make this shot sing.
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06/26/2009 05:34:56 PM
Good colours, light and compositon.
Dont think that it something really original, considering other entries. But this is a nice shot
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06/26/2009 12:13:57 PM
Hmm... with the title, I'd imagine this to be a little less serene and a little more gritty. Perhaps if she was fastened to the hay in some way...
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06/26/2009 09:34:22 AM
Is she smiling? laughing? Odd sense of relaxation based on the title.
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