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giantmike


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Communication II (Extended Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark III
Lens: Sigma 50mm f/1.4 ART for Canon
Date: Feb 16, 2017
Aperture: 2
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/100
Date Uploaded: Feb 16, 2017

I saved some cans so I could do a still life of cans and string. But then I thought "why not add a human element here with my adorable nearly 3 year old twin daughters?" So here we have it.

Kaylan, on the left, always comes up with the best faces while taking photos. Super photogenic, and listens to my instructions well.

Aurora, on the other hand, just likes being funny. She kept doing weird things, as she always does. And she didn't listen at all...until I offered treats for their modeling.

I know kid photos generally don't do well, but I'm hoping the prop helps out :)

[Feb. 23rd, 2017 07:45:42 AM]

Well, I had no idea this was extended editing until I started voting and saw all manner of photos. Still, there are only 40 entries in the challenge, so this can't do that bad, can it?

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Wow, after 2016 was such a poor year for me at DPC, 2017 has started off with a bang. Another ribbon! And so close to that blue again.

I love that I ribboned in an expert editing challenge with a kids photo that would have nearly passed the old "basic editing" ruleset. The only things I did here were:
* Contrast
* Sharpening
* Lighten the eyes a little bit
* Spot heal a light spot in the background

Thank you all again for your votes and comments!

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 36
Avg (all users): 6.5490
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 6.0000
Avg (non-participants): 6.8750
Views since voting: 602
Views during voting: 91
Votes: 51
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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02/24/2017 11:23:10 PM
The eye roll is priceless. Congrats on the ribbon!
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02/24/2017 06:09:33 PM
This is so cute, reminds me of my girls. I gave an 8
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/22/2017 04:47:20 PM
Ha! How darling!
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02/21/2017 01:11:26 AM
Ha the look on the girls face is priceless,
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02/18/2017 10:12:43 PM
women and phones you ve got to love them
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02/17/2017 12:44:19 PM
I was going to give this a 7, but I'm bumping to an 8 just for the expression on the left girl's face. :D
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