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The Sound of Silence


The Sound of Silence
Photo Information
Copyright: Matthew Borg Cardona (borgcar) (28)
Genre: Places
Medium: Black & White
Date Taken: 2007-06-10
Categories: Mood
Camera: Nikon D70
Exposure: f/40.0, 1/20 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2007-06-13 16:10
Viewed: 1909
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The cross is a memorial to a tragedy that happened at sea. On PS I converted the photo to mono by desaturating and adding contrast. I've also added some gassiuan blur around the edges for a softer look and finally added the frame. The lens I used is the 70-300mm and since it was during daylight I used the highest Aperture to obtain the least shutter possible for some wave effect.

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i like a lot the concept of the image...it expresess a lot of things, and its well done, but I really think it can be better without the gassiuan blur... the picture is explosive, dont stop it's rage...

Santiago Sepúleda

A very srong image!

Great photo, with a strong motion!
I like the ambiguous mood in it, both dynamic and silently commemorating.
And great title, love that song! :)
Nuné

Great photo Matthew. I think if you make the cross sharp and the others blurred it would be better (just my taste). Anyways good composition and b/w rendition.

hi Mathew.

It's pity that this photo has no sharp focus. This cross is ideal object to focus on and build whole photo around it. As other comments said this photo has a great and strong story.

REgards Darko

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  • miau Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 469 W: 0 N: 59] (3606)
  • [2007-06-14 8:33]

Belle photo pleine de mouvement Matthew!
Excellent choix du NB
Michel.

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