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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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portofino Bay (second version)
by jgil
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5th place
Hopefully this one looks better than my first. Just for info. This was taken with an entry level camera While on a moving boat while hand holding. I know I am not a professional but I enter these contest so I can judge myself to see if I am getting better.
Submitted: Friday, 17th February, 2012 16:07 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 8th November, 2010
Focal length: 30.63 mm
Shutter speed: 1/2000 sec
Aperture: F4
ISO: 400
Views: 748
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