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The ancient art of seing fireworks
The ancient art of seing fireworks

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Challenge: Fireworks V (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Olympus PEN E-P2
Lens: Olympus 12-60mm f/2.8-4.0 Zuiko
Location: Arles france
Date: Jul 5, 2011
Date Uploaded: Jul 5, 2011

Shot the bar of the great photographic event of the summer.
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Place: 58 out of 62
Avg (all users): 4.3017
Avg (commenters): 6.9000
Avg (participants): 3.8000
Avg (non-participants): 4.5185
Views since voting: 526
Views during voting: 424
Votes: 116
Comments: 16
Favorites: 4 (view)

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07/14/2011 08:52:24 AM
Just a fantastic shot. The more I look, the more I like, it reverberates with warm contrast. I gave you a nine in the challenge. I like the vignetting, also.
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07/14/2011 03:57:21 AM
lucky you, it does appear to be a great event... strange and wonderful image, like a still from an old silent movie
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07/13/2011 12:41:12 AM
Didn't vote or look at this challenge, so no vote from me, but heck, this is an absolutely wonderful image. Don't care if it fit the challenge or not.
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07/13/2011 12:39:05 AM
A wonderful concept perfectly executed.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/12/2011 10:54:34 PM
Nice thinking out of the box
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07/12/2011 03:41:28 PM
Not sure what to do with this one. On one hand I love the image. Peculiar and pleasingly odd. On the other, even with a broad and liberal view of fireworks I am not getting it, even with the title. So I am going to pass on voting on this one. In a FS or different challenge where it wasn't so much of a DNMC I would score this well. But I hate to give it a DNMC vote here because I like it. So no vote. Curious to see your details and hoping you have shared your vision for the image.
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07/10/2011 09:23:14 PM
This is such a cool shot, love it! Hopefully, it does well in a challenge called "Fireworks V", but I still love it!
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07/09/2011 06:06:40 PM
Sweet! HA. O ya, meet you at the bottom.
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07/08/2011 03:03:47 AM
best in show (and with hands down).
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07/07/2011 01:01:49 PM
Certainly a different firework image ?!
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07/07/2011 12:04:03 PM
LOL! Awesome image in totally the wrong challenge. I like OOB thinking, but this is just in a completely different warehouse :-)

It reminds me of a still from one of those old Soviet b/w exercise shows.
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07/06/2011 10:36:57 PM
I don't get it. DNMC.
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07/06/2011 08:59:43 PM
Yes, it's shoehorn, but one of the best. I cannot give you a 10 since it's pretty well DNMC, but here's a 9 because I love the image.
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07/06/2011 08:22:00 PM
Nice out of the box thinking and highly original, however the drab sepia tone and the fact that I had to actually THINK (gasp!) about it, does not overcome my expectation to see pretty shiny explosions... I can't really mark it "Down" because it is Technically fine, and well within the challenge topic, but it has no "WOW" aspect to it either, so I will leave it at five. Please continue with out of the box style entries though, I usually like them!
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07/06/2011 01:26:55 PM
This would be a great shot in any challenge; a classic with or without fireworks.
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07/06/2011 12:30:33 AM
This confused me at first but makes sense now
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