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November 26, 2005
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607
Favourites
7 (who?)
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Make
Canon
Model
Canon PowerShot S45
Shutter Speed
1/1002 second
Aperture
F/3.5
Focal Length
7 mm
Date Taken
Apr 20, 2005, 9:27:18 AM
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Tapato Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2006
wow, nice angle/shot.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2006
thanks for the comment/words
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Feb 11, 2006
and the fave :)
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Mixey Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2005
This needed to be favourited just for that fact that you didn't photograph the front of the subject, which actually makes it seem that much more dynamic, and more for that fact that it just seems like a taboo.
The angle is wonderful, I love the fact that you played with that z-axis, it adds a lot of dimension to the photograph.
Specular light, and harsh shadows, it adds a lot of tonal values, and contrast to the photo. The sky actually looks like a wall with a gradient painted onto it, which plays with dimension even more by adding a snow globe like quality to the image.
The tree branches are a wonderful abstraction that remind me of a crown of thorns... or fingers.
I like that the cross looks tilted, but it doesn't feel properly compossed. This is being nit-picky, but dollying the camera a little bit to the right, just so that the extremes of the plank that are perpendicular to the ground have equal room, and thus importance in the image would have been a nice touch.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 29, 2005
awesome, thanks for the comment.

i didnt notice the slight imperfection in the composition until you mentioned it. since i dont actually remember where it was that i took this photo, i will just crop a little off the left side to even it out.

thanks again.
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Mixey Featured By Owner Nov 30, 2005
no problem.
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iwasakaleideskope Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005   Photographer
i love how creepy it is. crucifixes always creep me out. the split up the center of the wood is a great running focal point. the tree branches are so sharp and really add to the scene. nicely shot.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2005
I never thought of it as creepy, but now that you mention it... it kind of is.

The split down the centre is actually an electrical wire. That was one of the first things that attracted me to taking a picture of the back of the cross. i thought it was funny to have jesus hooked up to the power grid...

Thanks for your nice comment.
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iwasakaleideskope Featured By Owner Nov 27, 2005   Photographer
heh that is really funny. i like electric jesuses...
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Mardonic Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
I wish I had something negative to say about this... I really like the angle you chose here to not go with the traditional picture of his body, but the behind view. I think what really makes this picture are two aspects.

1.) The leafless trees, gives it more of a dead feeling to it.
2.) The B&W aspect of it. Color would not have done this picture justice, unless it was colored leaves and a B&W crucifix.

Like I stated earlier, I really wish I had something negative to say about this, seeing as how you are looking for something to help you advance in your skills. Sorry I can't help.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
No problem man. I appreciate the comment anyhow. As long as you have put thought into your comment (which you obviously have) I am happy. It is thoughtless positive comments that I was discouraging in my post.
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Mardonic Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
hey.. just a little notice on your sig.. you don't have a link to your gallery for those of us who can figure it out... it might help.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
if you click on my avatar then it brings you to my page, but it wouldnt be a bad idea to add a link to my sig. thanks.
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Mardonic Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
Yea, I know about the avatar and the name thing, but a lot of people that I have run into won't click on that to go to someone's gallery.(weird things in the one, and only, subscriber forum.) They actually want a link to the gallery. Crazy people out there, that's the reason I took mine off of my sig. If you want to know what's in my gallery, you can get a hint of it by looking at my mainpage. I hope they all like waterfalls.
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mabok Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
Very nice angle and light. Bravo.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
thanks
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drying-out Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
wow!! thats seriously cool. the b/w, the angle, everything! good job.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
that is a nice comment, but is there anything constructive you could add maybe? it is always nice to hear positive comments, but i would really like to know who i could improve, if there is anything you can think of.
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drying-out Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
dude, people leave a constructive comment to good/fair/nice pictures. theres nothing constructive to be said when the picture is perfect.
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Sukitrebek Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
wow thanks. i think "perfect" is a pretty ambitious word, but i appreciate the comment.
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drying-out Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2005
thats what it is to me.
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