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The Challenger and The Sea


The Challenger and The Sea
Photo Information
Copyright: Rachel Cannon (hotep) (6)
Genre: People
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-09-05
Categories: Nature
Camera: Cannon Power Shot A720 IS
Exposure: f/4.8, 1/640 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-05-19 1:39
Viewed: 1965
Points: 2
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This was taken in Swansae Bay on an unexpectedly bright day. This little boy caught my eye as he ran towards the sea alone and stood with arms thrown back as if shouting at the sea and challenging it. I liked the thought and so attempted the photo.

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  • tyro Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 207 W: 93 N: 875] (4422)
  • [2008-07-11 17:15]

Hello, Rachel.

Is this a reincarnation of Canute, albeit a couple of hundred miles away from Bosham? Did he jump in? Did the sea go back at his command? Who knows?

A nice sharp picture but that little boy is perhaps just a bit too distant. Geting in closer to him might have helped to add a little bit more to the drama. I don't mean a longer focal length - I just mean getting closer.

Still, good colours and excellent sharpness too!

Keep them coming!

Dad. X

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