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Challenge: Celebration II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 200mm f/2.8 L II USM Lens
Location: Lafayette NJ
Date: Jan 1, 2012
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 800
Shutter: 40
Galleries: Candid, Blur
Date Uploaded: Jan 5, 2012

bicyclist finished with his journey, seen through a rainy windshield.

neat image/remove all noise
black and white
curves to up contrast
sepia colorization

Statistics
Place: 36 out of 40
Avg (all users): 4.4215
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 4.5909
Avg (non-participants): 4.3838
Views since voting: 397
Views during voting: 234
Votes: 121
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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01/18/2012 05:30:56 PM
Greetings from the CC!

Artistic: Interesting capture though I never would have guessed it to be a cyclist, due to the darkness and amount of blur. His back being to the camera makes it difficult to really say anything. Not being able to see his face means we don't know if he's tired, jubilant, bored, sad, misrable etc.

Technical: The b/w seems to bring out a lot of noise - going up to 1600 ISO may have helped. Comp centred and a little dull.

Feel free to PM me

Susan
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01/13/2012 09:50:48 PM
worthy of celebration
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01/13/2012 12:29:31 AM
I thought this was your work, but ran out of time before I could vote/comment. Too darn bad, because I loved it. My procrastination was your loss. Funny how most of my favorites end up no better than the bottom half, to hell with scores.
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01/13/2012 12:05:09 AM
You captured the mood perfectly. Love this!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/12/2012 08:22:13 PM
Like the last thing remembered. Before the ball drops. Or the lights go out. Or total inebriation mercifully sets in. And the year ends.

A ten for you.
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01/12/2012 12:07:41 PM
Shake a leg.
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01/12/2012 12:01:35 PM
Beautifully emotive image
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/12/2012 10:57:37 AM
what is this
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/12/2012 01:23:10 AM
I love this so much.
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01/12/2012 12:40:54 AM
This is just too good! I feel I'm looking at a lovely charcoal drawing thatís been perfectly smudged.

Love the title too. Ties it in nicely to the challenge.
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01/11/2012 11:15:01 PM
.. give the kids a chance... lovely tones and movement.
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01/10/2012 10:38:07 PM
Shots like this don't tend to score well here on DPC (unfortunately), but I like it. It has a ghostly quality that is interesting.
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01/08/2012 06:28:36 AM
This is gorgeous.
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01/07/2012 11:21:53 PM
It took a couple of seconds to see it. But indeed, a dance it is. I really like the way this was done. Beautiful ephemeral quality to this one. 10!
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