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"Rejiletes": the celebration of the fire.
"Rejiletes": the celebration of the fire.
jcof


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Motion (Classic Editing)
Camera: Canon Digital IXUS v2
Location: Aracena (Huelva)
Date: Dec 7, 2002
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/4
Galleries: Action
Date Uploaded: Dec 8, 2002

In the celebration of the "Rejiletes" of Aracena (Huelva-Spain) types of torches done with dry leaves of chestnut tree, turning taken them of a hand are burned.

Statistics
Place: 38 out of 167
Avg (all users): 5.7714
Avg (commenters): 6.2727
Avg (participants): 5.7273
Avg (non-participants): 5.8074
Views since voting: 1366
Votes: 245
Comments: 12
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/15/2002 11:46:46 PM
Good capture of motion, but overall, the focus is a little soft. Good composition and colors.
12/15/2002 02:57:31 PM
1)Does the Photo fit the theme?(6)
2)Color(5)
3)Composition(5)
4)Focus(5)
5)Background(5)
6)Lighting(5)
7)Title(4)

Overall Score:5

Commentary:
I think this shot has good intentions. There are certain things that I do not agree with, but that may go along with personal oppinions. It is just a shame that the people swinging the fire or lights were not a little more still while swinging. To me that adds a bit of visual unsatisfaction so to speak. The towns people are a choice. They show that there is intrest in what is going on in the picture. I think it would have fared better to get the top of the thing the front guy is twirling.

John (TurboTech)
12/15/2002 11:45:43 AM
Nice shot.
12/11/2002 08:31:44 PM
Neat effect. What were they tossing around? 8 Jacko.
12/10/2002 02:59:27 PM
I like this...good action capture. Interesting and good color.
12/10/2002 12:41:59 AM
a smaller apature setting would be better here so more of the area is dark making the lights much more powerful
12/10/2002 12:00:44 AM
Great shot, the lighting is awesome. The motion is clear, the people are in focus enough so to not take away from the picture, well done.
12/09/2002 11:06:48 PM
cool lighting
12/09/2002 09:08:10 PM
Lucky you to have found this! Great shot. I think that you could have cropped off a third of the picture on the left and made it portrait style as the guy at the front is the most interesting and the motion from his fire is so cool! Good Luck!
12/09/2002 09:17:26 AM
maybe would have been more effective if you had focussed on just one subject
12/09/2002 05:57:29 AM
Great DOF, good capture of motion and culture. Good exposure.
Might have been a bit better composition wise concerning the guy in the foreground.
12/09/2002 12:26:51 AM
if the foremost fire circle was shown in full, not cut off at the top this would be really great.


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