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Challenge: Hidden Gem: Break Time (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Gallery
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF-S NIKKOR 24-70mm f/2.8G ED
Location: Utah
Date: Apr 18, 2010
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/1250
Galleries: Emotive, Landscape
Date Uploaded: May 6, 2010

Making the best of a strange situation
Woman starting over alone
Importance of Art in life
... or ... make your own narrative ... .

Made this image out on the salt flats (crust is very hard, used 16 penny nails hammered in to hold the balloons, got them all out before leaving). The strong sun made colored shadows on the white salt. Apologies to anyone bothered by noticing the similarities to my Balloons challenge entry - might have entered this instead but hadn't processed it adequately until after deadline.

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Second highest personal score so far, and 15th place in challenge. Glad to have this appreciated.

Statistics
Place: 15 out of 521
Avg (all users): 6.6710
Avg (commenters): 8.8000
Avg (participants): 6.5135
Avg (non-participants): 7.0682
Views since voting: 1670
Views during voting: 295
Votes: 155
Comments: 6
Favorites: 3 (view)


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05/19/2010 12:50:42 AM
Congrats on your top 10. I am surprised it didn't place higher.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/15/2010 05:57:07 AM
Extremely clever image. This should get you a blue, red, or yellow erm balloon :) I trust I am not your 1st Fave?
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05/14/2010 12:08:53 PM
Oh, I love this!!!
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05/13/2010 08:48:40 PM
Nice use of selective color (normally I don't like that effect, but you did it well), especially in the shadows.
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05/12/2010 03:48:47 AM
Nice concept! Well executed! 8
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05/12/2010 03:23:50 AM
wow,, very cool one,,,,, brilliant idea,,,,, love shadow and light in this one,,, this is truly a "gem",,,,,,,
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