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Challenge #10 in the Photo chat series. Hosted by AndrePooh, barb_s.
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***This is a complex challenge, please read the instructions and the and the comments first.*** Enter one photo that you entered in any previous challenge, which -to your dismay- scored below 50%. This challenge is to find out why. Also give a link to that particular entry and elaborate. Also enter a -dummy- photo as shown in the example below as a second picture, see for elaboration the comment in the example. Then give constructive comment on all other photos. Eventually you can enter a second improved version of your first picture by withdrawing the dummy and use that free slot.
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Rainbow Over Carneros Highway
by liya
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Finished 95th out of 100 (!) in the scenes of California challenge. The other entries were very strong indeed, but nonetheless...WHY http://www.dpreview.com/challenges/Entry.aspx?ID=576425
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Submitted: Wednesday, 15th February, 2012 18:23 (GMT)
Taken: Saturday, 17th December, 2011
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