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GeneralE


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Challenge: One Glaring Thing Wrong! (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens: Canon 12x IS USM (S3 IS built-in Lens) -- 36-432mm (35mm EQ)
Location: Concord, California, USA
Date: Sep 11, 2012
Aperture: 3.51
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/501
Galleries: Humorous, Sports
Date Uploaded: Sep 12, 2012

-Handheld, manual mode
-FL 368.4mm (35mm EQ)
-Clone out a small glaring bit of grass
-Various RGB and Blue/Yellow Curves
-Curve through mask to lighten ball
-Isolate Green Channel to Grayscale
-Convert to Duotone (Black + Pantone® 575)
-Convert to RGB
-Resize
-USM at 12%/48 dia/TH = 0
-USM at 66%/0.6 dia/TH = 5 (applied twice)
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 10/10 = 255KB

File: BBputt_IMG_2114-DT-DPC

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 45
Avg (all users): 6.3148
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 6.0769
Avg (non-participants): 6.3902
Views since voting: 3064
Views during voting: 297
Votes: 108
Comments: 90
Favorites: 3 (view)


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09/27/2012 07:29:23 AM
Congrats!
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09/26/2012 09:20:16 AM
What a fabulous thing to see when I logged in, Your first ribbon, how thrilling. You da man dude xoxoxooxoxox
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09/25/2012 05:11:57 PM
C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S

:)
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09/24/2012 10:57:53 PM
this is such a well deserved ribbon...congrats Paul!!!
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09/23/2012 09:39:01 PM
Nice job. Congrats!!!!
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09/23/2012 11:51:12 AM
Bravo!
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09/23/2012 09:42:43 AM
haha!!! Look at that list of congrats!! I don't know that I've ever seen this many comments on a ribbon winner after the challenge. :)

Huge congrats!
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09/23/2012 04:26:06 AM
Congrats Paul. But I'm confused. According to my Mayan calendar you were suppose to ribbon in December. Do you know something I d
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09/22/2012 07:42:21 PM
Great idea and execution! Congrats on your ribbon!!!
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09/22/2012 02:47:24 PM
Congrats Paul!
I've enjoyed your ideas and explorations for years - so glad this one got a ribbon!
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09/22/2012 02:21:19 PM
Well, there goes your street cred. Congratulations on a well deserved ribbon. A sign of hope, for the rest of us!
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09/22/2012 12:01:43 PM
congratulations
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09/22/2012 02:02:16 AM
Very cool idea. Love the low perspective. Congrats on the yellow!
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09/22/2012 12:14:17 AM
Dude! You finally got a ribbon!
Good out of the box thinking, and perfect perspective for the challenge.
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09/21/2012 11:12:56 PM
Congratulations! Great shot!
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09/21/2012 08:25:34 PM
Wow, great job! Congratulations!
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09/21/2012 08:14:16 PM
Conrats on your first ribbon! Well deserved.
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09/21/2012 06:07:10 PM
Originally posted by jomari:

Woo Hoo! Congratulation to you!


I have spotted one glaring thing wrong with my comment. Congratulation? singular? Many, many congratulations GeneralE and a round of cheers as well (a round of beers too! but they'll have to be virtual beers.)
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09/21/2012 03:35:46 PM
Way to go!!!!!! Congrats on the ribbon
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09/21/2012 03:31:16 PM
Top shot. Well deserved ribbon. Thanks.
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09/21/2012 03:22:47 PM
Hope it gets through validation!

Its been a long haul!
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09/21/2012 01:26:05 PM
Congrats, Paul!
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09/21/2012 12:42:33 PM
Slightly overdue ribbon .... congrats
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09/21/2012 12:25:35 PM
WOW!! The number of comments!! Amazing stuff, congrats Paul!
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09/21/2012 12:22:02 PM
Oh shit, break out the blankets and box heater, hell be freezing! Is this a good thing or a bad thing for you? I mean, you've ruined your record. Gotta start over now. Or wait, is this just time where you stop bluffing and start kicking everyone's ass? Watch out, 1000+ ribbons in a row incoming!
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09/21/2012 12:17:25 PM
Congrats, Paul. Almost a personal best for you, and a ribbon to boot. Well done!
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09/21/2012 12:04:29 PM
I lived to see the day! Congrats!
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09/21/2012 11:35:01 AM
Congratulations on the ribbon - clever set-up, nicely taken, funny title. Well done, General E.
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09/21/2012 11:34:02 AM
Way to go, General! Big congrats on your ribbon! Great Shot!
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09/21/2012 11:30:03 AM
Congrats on the ribbon.
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09/21/2012 11:29:21 AM
Kebert Xela

Nah, you're still here.

edit - I guess I needed to spell your name backwards. Too late now.

Message edited by author 2012-09-21 11:29:57.
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09/21/2012 11:02:00 AM
CONGRATULATIONS, Paul. Grand image and grand to see you with this Ribbon on your page.
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09/21/2012 10:57:07 AM
WOOOHOOOOOO!!!!!
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09/21/2012 10:51:37 AM
What a great idea! Love love LOVE this one!!!!!
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09/21/2012 10:00:03 AM

21_F.gif SHERPET 'JEWEL' AWARD OF EXCELLENCE, FOR THE RECENT One Glaring thing Wrong

I AM SO IMPRESSED TO SEE THE 1031.gif GeneralE FINALLY GET A RIBBON THAT I HAVE DECIDED TO ONLY GIVE OUT ONE RIBBON THIS CHALLENGE AND THAT IS GOING TO BE MY TOP AWARD, RE MY 21_F.gif SHERPET 'JEWEL' AWARD OF EXCELLENCE..... FROM SHEZ

FOR 'Just A Little Low And Outside' BY 1031.gif GeneralE

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CONGRATULATIONS PAUL FROM SHEZ

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09/21/2012 09:56:24 AM
Congrats GeneralE,a well deserved win!
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09/21/2012 09:41:44 AM
OMG! I went to bed before rollover last night, wake to this! Huge congrats, Paul!
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09/21/2012 09:34:23 AM
Well done & hearty congratulations!
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09/21/2012 08:54:54 AM
A wonderfully composed and humorous take. Congratulations.
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09/21/2012 08:54:33 AM
Hole in one (thousand). Well played.
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09/21/2012 08:46:30 AM
Hey, look at that! Congrats on your first ribbon, Paul! :)
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09/21/2012 08:27:29 AM
Congratulations. May it be the first of many!
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09/21/2012 08:27:08 AM
Nice one Paul. Well deserved. How does it feel? :)
Got an 8 btw.
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09/21/2012 08:20:45 AM
::Beams at Paul:: Congratulations!!!!!
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09/21/2012 07:51:44 AM
Whoa! Paul, huge congrats on the ribbon! Way to go. Apparently your *entry* wasn't "low & outside!"
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09/21/2012 07:26:43 AM
WOW!!! Huge congrats on the first ribbon, Paul!
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09/21/2012 07:18:05 AM
Excellent! Congrats!
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09/21/2012 07:17:48 AM
Persistence pays off. Good for you!
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09/21/2012 06:37:59 AM
Holy cow! Congrats on the ribbon!
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09/21/2012 06:04:53 AM
Wooohooo congrats on your first ribbon
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09/21/2012 05:56:00 AM
wow 1000+ and here it is! congrats paul
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09/21/2012 05:50:13 AM
A long time coming
Congrats General !!!
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09/21/2012 05:26:12 AM
This must be the Twilight Zone. General E won a ribbon...???? There goes the neighborhood! Congrats, Paul. You finally entered something everyone else also loved :-)
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09/21/2012 05:15:59 AM
This changes everything! Congrats on the ribbon.
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09/21/2012 04:58:32 AM
Well done Sir! Congrats on the well deserved ribbon!
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09/21/2012 04:54:38 AM
Awesome! Well done! :-)
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09/21/2012 03:38:03 AM
OMG, will that have been your final entry here? Congrats on 1068 times missing the ribbon!
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09/21/2012 03:32:00 AM
You sir, are a lesson in persistence. :) Really terrific photo, Paul. Congrats! I was very glad to see your name up there.
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09/21/2012 03:21:47 AM
I'm just so sick of you photogs who appear to ribbon at 'will' :) congrats
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09/21/2012 03:17:44 AM
grats, general. nice yellow on the green.
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09/21/2012 02:34:43 AM
A ribbon for you. Great shot.
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09/21/2012 02:26:41 AM
Well done Paul! Good to see you on the front page.
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09/21/2012 02:26:20 AM
Congrats Paul! I can only hope to get my first ribbon as quick as you :-)

Top photo and great concept.
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09/21/2012 02:21:47 AM
good work sir!
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09/21/2012 02:05:09 AM
Congratulations, Paul!
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09/21/2012 01:33:54 AM
Hallelujah, well done General.
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09/21/2012 01:22:36 AM
Ha good one, whoever would of thought with a 6.31 score it would ribbon!
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09/21/2012 01:07:55 AM
HA! Too awesome, a very appropriate shot, and a well deserved ribbon.. Congrats.
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09/21/2012 01:07:33 AM
Get that sucker validated quickly! Congrats Paul!
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09/21/2012 01:00:18 AM
It's about time.
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09/21/2012 12:53:27 AM
Great image Paul. It is a shame you had to ruin your perfect record, but sadly this shot was just too good.
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09/21/2012 12:49:47 AM
Congrats, Gen!
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09/21/2012 12:31:48 AM
This is perfect for the challenge!! Huge congrats on the ribbon!
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09/21/2012 12:31:22 AM
Well done General!
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09/21/2012 12:29:20 AM
Wow I can't believe this is your first ribbon. Thought you had more. Congrats!
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09/21/2012 12:29:10 AM
Would you prefer a quiet golf clap or high five at home plate? Either way congratulations.
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09/21/2012 12:28:24 AM
Woo Hoo! Congratulation to you!
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09/21/2012 12:27:06 AM
Originally posted by scalvert:

I just spotted one glaring thing wrong with the home page... ;-)

Congrats!


And one glaring thing wrong in your profile! Congrat's from me too!
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09/21/2012 12:26:03 AM
I just spotted one glaring thing wrong with the home page... ;-)

Congrats!
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09/21/2012 12:18:05 AM
long overdue. congratulations. nicely done.
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09/21/2012 12:17:43 AM
Well done GeneralE, congrats
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09/21/2012 12:14:35 AM
big congrats..
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09/21/2012 12:08:40 AM
Ribbon hog! Well done General
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09/21/2012 12:05:43 AM
Congrats on the ribbon!! Great shot.
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09/21/2012 12:05:07 AM
Nice. 1069 entries and you are now one of the elite ribbon winners. Congrats General!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/20/2012 11:28:26 PM
funny.
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09/20/2012 08:25:07 PM
Well done, and with clarity!
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09/14/2012 11:03:56 PM
My golf scores are bad enough without a ball like that.
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09/14/2012 01:14:37 PM
Winner. Lot a good photos out there but not a lot of noticeable things wrong but this takes the blue in my opinion. Love the slightly green color, the simple idea that works really well. Nicely done.
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09/14/2012 10:16:40 AM
Good luck getting that in the cup. LOL
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