I get no respect

Challenge #1 in the Untitled series. Hosted by 2thdr.
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With affectionate memories of Rodney Dangerfield. We all have pictures that nobody but we, the photographer (dare we say artist?), loves. Submit a picture that did not fare well in a DP Challenge, or otherwise. Perhaps its a photo that your wife, mom, friends, significant other, etc. really never thought much of, but that you, personally, really, really like. Explain in the title and continue, if necessary in the description, as to what you were trying to accomplish and why you like it this picture. If you enter a photograph, please make the effort to vote on most if not all entries. Try to see the picture from the photographer's point of view, and then make your own personal judgment. You are also also encouraged to leave courteous and constructive feedback on one or two pictures that strike you one way or another.
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The headless lady
by makrobe
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78th place
I wanted to create the photo of a ghost. So I set myself up in our basemet with tripod and remote and tried with long shutter speed, jumping out of the picture and switching on the light for a split second - for many, many times - until I got this photo. I can clearly see the ghost of a headless lady now, but when I showed the photo to friends, they said it looks like an old lampshade standing in the corner :-(
Submitted: Monday, 31st May, 2010 10:42 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 19th September, 2009
Focal length: 22 mm
Shutter speed: 42 sec
Aperture: F13
ISO: 100
Views: 129
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