Should have been the winner as it is not only beautifully achieved but it is also the only picture in the whole challenge that conveyed both meanings of 'bad hair day'.You may also want to check this thread: http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/54859423
One of the most interesting challenges to follow, where almost every picture deserves to be seen and then... also almost all had 0.5 and/or 1.0 votes.You may want to check this thread: http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/54859423
Évora is not in Spain, but in Portugal.Why is that Americans almost always confuse both countries?
Seems pretty dark to me :)Congratulations!
JamesD28: Great challenge, disappointing that every entry has been given (seemingly unjustified) 0.5/1 scores.
Bump this thread:http://www.dpreview.com/forums/post/40917311
vqueen: now that the challenge and guessing process is over: this is the Zeynelbey Tomb in Hasankeyf, Turkey
Even having narrowed the search of this image to Turkey, I was unable to find it. :)
Indrek A: Correct. You have an impressive knowledge of sometimes obscure places.
Not me, Google. :)This was difficult to find, but the complete sculpture is very interesting!
exp1orer: @ Indrek A, yes it is in Avebury...but it is not one of those of the Stone Circles...it is one of the megalithic stones of the Stone Avenue. Thank to those who voted with good points. To whoever voted this with 1 star...i would like to understand what's the reason.
I googled for a lot of stones in Avebury and didn't found any similar to this one. Not even when I was in Avebury. Damn! :)
mschf: Wherever it is, it's nice (as is the photo)! :)
Ahhh, já estou a ver... ou não!
Capture date rules:Images must be shot after the announcement date of the challenge.
Images by Kipper: Any chance of posting an image for comments? Allow, say five comments then post an ‘improved’ image based on the comments that you both feel improved your original, prior to the start of the Challenge.I may be asking a lot, but this really could be an interesting Challenge. I mean, do I enter an image that I have cleaned up to look its best and allow others to provide improvement comments? Or do I provide the original of that same image and go with the improvement comments and possibly use some of my own improvements should I feel they would enhance my previously final image?Cheers to you both and thanks – Kipper
I think you should enter the image already at its best and then see if it still can be improved by reading the comments.
David Lombardino: Theme?
Computer as something new and newspaper as something old?
I also hope for some feedback regarding our attempts to guess. Thanks.
Um Fruth rock bridge, in Wadi Rum, Jordan
Paulo Matos: This entry has already used in a previous challenge.
Jaysun: haha! Hope you didn't count them one-by-one.
Is there any other way? :P
pitou250: Agree, a few slight corrections (as there wasnt much that needed to be done on the original) to finesse the image.
for what it's worth - recovering some detail behind the grill is a good thing - but in turn the white became grey. Recovering detail in burned out parts is a very tricky affair that requires a "light touch" - and the danger is that you're happy to find those details and leave them too visible or darken too much. This can be worse than the original burned out part. When this occurs I usually go halfway between the original and new correction - and perhaps add a slight tint of the proper color. (I can't really tell - is this a patch of ground with grass? - in that case yellow/green)
I don't remember, but I think it was sand with maybe some grass. I tried a "light touch", but maybe it was a bit too much. Thanks.