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Somewhere Down the Line
Somewhere Down the Line
bongo


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Waiting (Basic Editing I)
Camera: Canon PowerShot A80
Location: Caledonia Ontario, Canada
Date: Jun 8, 2004
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jun 8, 2004

Aperture:6.3
Shutter: 1/125
ISO: 50

Waiting at the Caledonia Station for the train that's "somewhere down the line".

Statistics
Place: 23 out of 309
Avg (all users): 5.9748
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.7810
Avg (non-participants): 6.1631
Views since voting: 1058
Votes: 278
Comments: 11
Favorites: 3 (view)


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07/27/2004 10:58:56 AM
Here we have a very interesting and well done study to fit the waiting theme. The black and white rendition gives it that old time flavor. The sign above adds to the composition and the simplicity of the scene speak of a small town. The model or subject is in a natural pose, hands in pocket and head turned. We have all been here.
The added touch of including the model's reflection gives this image the final touch. It is a picture that is easy to look at and we spend a little time observing the tracks, platform and rooflines to determine the answer to why the tilt. Straight lines across a picture create a very fixed balance which removes all tension from a composition. All these lines are starting high on the right and ending low on the left. It is these diagonal lines which add the subtle touch of the non descript concept of waiting. This is a great composition and unto my favorites..... dan
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/12/2004 06:16:37 PM
Looks like a gap commercial (dont be insulted) very nice work
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06/11/2004 04:30:49 PM
Nice image with good black and white.
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06/10/2004 05:25:07 PM
lol kinda cool
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06/10/2004 06:47:48 AM
did you get his no?
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06/10/2004 12:21:21 AM
like in the movies!
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06/09/2004 11:50:20 AM
Straighten vertical lines first
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06/09/2004 11:06:05 AM
Nice lines! Also, I love the black & white here.
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06/09/2004 08:18:51 AM
good shot. angle could be better
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06/09/2004 07:59:46 AM
Nice. Very crisp and it totaly conveys the theme. Some thoughts: the fence at the right is a little distracting (but you probably didn't crop it out so you wouldnt loose the subject's reflection in the window though)
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06/09/2004 01:13:04 AM
convincing
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