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social comentary....cemetary
Lens: 50mm Camera: KM Photo Location: local cematary ISO: 100 Shutter Speed: 1/4s Aperture: F16 
Posted By: janstew, 04-20-2010, 01:18 AM

I wasnt sure what to put this under.....cropped to 8x10 to give better proportions........
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Slightly cropped to give better proportions........
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Wow, this is a really powerful photo. I was a little bit blown away by how strong its presence was when I first clicked on this page. The sunset light on that statue really only amplifies it too, wow I'm really amazed by this. I think that the crop is perfect here on this photo too.
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What makes this social commentary?
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I like composition of this. Strong subject and a good background

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I very compelling shot, and - given the sun direction relative to your shooting position - an excellent piece of techical work. Great job,

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Wow, talk about pretty much perfect lighting, almost looks like a still frame from a movie.
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very intense photo. good lighting, and I like the detail preservation very much
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Thanks guys.....I gotta say I was happy with this one too......out of the 30 odd shots this is the keeper.......I sat and waited for that light to creep forward.
I am nearly up to saying I have worked out how this camera works.......so now I can take more time on the actual image than all the other stuff.
I thought it was social commentary because of the old fallen headstone with the more modern religious statue at the bottom of it. Someone has nodded their head to their ancestor.....
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What do you mean with 'nodding their head to'. I'm not trying to be annoying, I just don't understand what that means (being a foreigner and all).

By the way, great photo, I hadn't said that yet.
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This is a great photo and it shows how HDR should be done. I really like the composition with the gravestone at the left of the photograph as it follows the rule of thirds. I also like that the HDR technique is not screaming in your face. It is very suttle and very well done, thanks for sharing.
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Sorry Kevin! The great Australian language..........nodding your head means acknowledging something........or someone...in this case the ancestor.....
Thanks Tuner.........I am slowly working it out.......PP fascinates me......
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Great color and awesome photo. The glow from the sunset is pretty incredible. Nice work.
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Perfect pictures and perfect timing.
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