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Challenge: Junque (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Successful Challenge Entries
Camera: Apple iPhone 6
Date: Apr 19, 2016
Aperture: 2.2
ISO: 32
Shutter: 1/1900
Date Uploaded: Apr 19, 2016

LR: Increased clarity and lightened shadows to try to bring out some more details. Adjusted exposure, crop, and rotation.
Since this was an iphone shot I didn't get the shallow DOF that I though it needed. So I opened in PS - selected the foreground area and isolated it on a foreground layer. On the layer below, applied a gausian blur and masked it with a gradient mask so that the blurriest part remained in the distance. Cloned out spots I didn't like, dodged and burned to add impact of foreground. Nik output sharpener. Size / save for web.

This ribbon took me completely by surprise. I did actually put more time into this one than I have been on recent challenges. I knew I wanted to set something up near my work where things are somewhat abandoned ... Thanks for all the comments and votes =)

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 49
Avg (all users): 6.3333
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 6.2083
Avg (non-participants): 6.4167
Views since voting: 668
Views during voting: 118
Votes: 60
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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04/27/2016 06:25:07 PM
I loved this during voting, Tate.

I still do.

Thanks also for your notes.

I'm always disappointed when I go see a ribbon winner and ... they're not telling me anything about the image.

Doesn't make me want to comment on the image after they win.

But... I digress.

What a wonderful image! And... with a cellphone! Well done!
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04/27/2016 10:00:20 AM
An excellent absolute bottle, imagine the memories made on or near the tracks when it was alive... congrats.
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04/27/2016 08:27:36 AM
That's one awesome POV, excellent find.
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04/27/2016 03:18:43 AM
Congrats on the ribbon!
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04/27/2016 01:26:21 AM
Congrats on the yellow. This was my top pick.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/26/2016 08:24:30 PM
Great shot. I love the colors.
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04/26/2016 03:39:14 PM
Good vantage point
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