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Challenge: Free Study 2010-10 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: People/Street/Candid
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Sydney Harbour
Date: Oct 23, 2010
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250 sec
Galleries: Black and White, Street
Date Uploaded: Oct 7, 2010

I had another shot entered that I took on the 1st Oct and thought nothing would replace it. Then I got this shot towards the end of the month and I've been torn about which one to enter. I love this shot and feel it's one of the best I've taken. That doesn't mean it will have a popular appeal. I guess I would be a little disappointed if this doesn't reach the 6's. It is a FS and not too sure how well street photography score's compared to sharp macro's, stunning landscapes and beautiful portraits.

Place: 213 out of 316
Avg (all users): 5.3333
Avg (commenters): 5.6000
Avg (participants): 5.2642
Avg (non-participants): 5.5263
Views since voting: 565
Views during voting: 247
Votes: 144
Comments: 5
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/07/2010 07:00:01 PM
Fill flash would have been nice, but maybe more intrusive than you're comfortable with.
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11/07/2010 05:24:45 PM
haven't heard that word in awhile.... of course I haven't heard any good sax playing in awhile either. I like the way you isolated the performer from the background. Good one.
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11/05/2010 06:50:45 PM
Very nice B&W street shot.
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11/02/2010 05:55:37 AM
In this rare case I think the blown highlights actually help the busker stand out more which together with the background detail we have makes for a great image, good luck
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11/01/2010 03:36:11 PM
to me this is where some fill light needs to be added for his (sax players) face...he is in a little to much shadow...
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