Stare Contest

Steve M. Harrington 3/27/2007 8:15:20 PM

I'm trying something a little different. I'd appreciate your comments. #627582

Shawn M. Marymee 3/27/2007 9:12:10 PM

Steve,
this is very different for you. I like it. would like to see the orginal. wish I were as brave as you in trying new tech.
shawn #4104337

Steve M. Harrington 3/27/2007 9:34:28 PM

This isn't my fault, Shawn. I just followed the hawk and there was the photograph. :)

The original is much like this. It was a drab, gray sky and I decided to use threshold on everything but the hawk in order to accentuate the lines.

Steve #4104379

Christine Czernin 3/27/2007 11:09:06 PM

Very cool,Steve. I really like the effect.
I think it is important to try out new things, new inputs. That's keeping it interesting. Christine #4104498

Nadine A. Lewis 3/28/2007 7:49:24 AM

EXCELLENT capture & presentation...LOVE the high-key effect with the b&w!!! <>< #4105863

Steve M. Harrington 3/28/2007 9:26:49 AM

Thank you, Christine and Nadine. I wasn't sure how this would be received. I'm pleased that you like it.
Steve #4106139

Remi Trepanier 3/28/2007 9:34:55 AM

Love the extreme contrast on this shot Steve! #4106176

Steve M. Harrington 3/28/2007 9:39:55 AM

Good to hear from you, Remi. Thank you.
Steve #4106195

Roxanne M. Bubar 3/28/2007 4:31:55 PM

Awesome capture and image. Creative and wonderful effects. #4107111

David Pratt 3/28/2007 5:49:43 PM

Wow Steve. Talk about a 180 deg. turn. This is much different from your usual! I like it. I think it is the simplicity of this image. Like the high contrast. Very well done.

dave #4107304

Steve M. Harrington 3/28/2007 6:00:25 PM

Thank you, Roxanne and Dave. I decided to reveal the monochromatic side of my personality. Sort of like Jekyll and Hyde. :)
Steve #4107335

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 3/29/2007 7:58:22 AM

Very unusual and different, Steve!!!! I like it!!!! hmmmmmmm Yes I REALLY like it!!!! :3 #4109010

Steve M. Harrington 3/29/2007 9:38:30 AM

Thanks for the careful consideration, Kitty. There is something to be said for simplicity, isn't there?
Steve #4109427

David Pratt 4/24/2007 7:04:01 PM

Great job Steve! Doubely good!! Is that a word??? Fantastic congratulations on this one. I am thrilled. #4207184

Steve M. Harrington 4/24/2007 7:27:30 PM

With another L, I think it is! :)
I value your friendship and the honesty we use in riding shotgun on each other's images. Thanks a lot, Dave.
Steve #4207362

William88 4/24/2007 9:22:47 PM

Steve, congratulations on your excellent finalist. #4208105

Steve M. Harrington 4/24/2007 9:33:03 PM

Thank you, William. I appreciate your comment.
Steve #4208130

Sherry K. Adkins 4/25/2007 12:35:37 AM

Congrats, Steve on this finalist. #4208644

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett 4/25/2007 3:53:50 AM

Well Done, Steve ... Congratulations on your finalist ... Hurk #4209238

Dave Winchell 4/25/2007 4:26:52 AM

Fantastic Steve. It is a great image and congratulations! Dave #4209441

Shawn M. Marymee 4/25/2007 4:47:57 AM

congratulations Steve! #4209614

Kay E. Mahoney 4/25/2007 5:10:02 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Steve. Good luck in the next round. #4209887

Kay E. Mahoney 4/25/2007 9:25:05 AM

Congratulations, Steve! Great imagination on this one!!! #4211759

Steve M. Harrington 4/25/2007 10:15:59 AM

Thank you all very much. I wondered how this would be received. Now I know, and I'm thrilled! :)
Steve #4211989

Jeff W. Robinson 4/25/2007 10:31:18 AM

Nice work Steve; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #4212069

Mitch Spence 4/25/2007 11:45:56 AM

Whoa, Steve, I missed this entirely. How did I do that? This is a great concept, and it fascinates more the more you look at it. I'm especially enthralled because I've just been fooling with the threshold filter, and this is a parcularly apt use of it. Hey, hot stuff and imagination to see it. #4212397

Steve M. Harrington 4/25/2007 12:00:33 PM

Thanks a lot, Jeff and Mitch. When you're sitting in an industrial area with a telephoto lens and nothing to do, you have to fire up the imagination! :)
Steve #4212449

RC Fritz 4/30/2007 2:35:43 PM

Great job, Steve. Congratulations! #4232278

Steve M. Harrington 4/30/2007 2:37:21 PM

Thank you, RC. #4232283

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Description

A marsh hawk and songbird keep a close eye on each other. Shot in B&W, threshold filter applied. 1/400 sec., f/3.7, ISO 64, 605mm.

Uploaded on 3/27/2007 8:13:37 PM

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