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"Be Sure to Get My Good Side"
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Challenge: Free Study 2007-06 (Advanced Editing V)
Collection: Challenge Photos
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Hubertus, WI
Date: Jun 1, 2007
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/100s
Galleries: Animals, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 3, 2007

Frog appeared on our patio door, well after dark. Used 580EX flash and Lumiquest diffuser. Flash hand-held in left hand (off-camera cord), camera in right hand. Pure hell to focus, couldn't see much but outline but somehow the camera was still giving me focus confirmation (!!!). Got two shots before he jumped... and landed on my face! Bugger that I cut off his toe, but I was pretty happy with the result anyhow.

Processing:
- Slight CCW rotation
- Cropped
- Final tweaks to hue/sat and curves
- Slight (selective) darkening of the BG and cleanup of some minor dirt on the glass
- Cloned out a few bits of crud on the frog's skin

Statistics
Place: 165 out of 556
Avg (all users): 5.9512
Avg (commenters): 6.8333
Avg (participants): 5.9368
Avg (non-participants): 6.0000
Views since voting: 663
Views during voting: 176
Votes: 123
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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07/08/2007 08:04:05 AM
I would have thought this would have finished higher, its a great capture.

Mike
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/07/2007 10:04:43 AM
You got it!
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07/06/2007 07:53:40 PM
Nice shot. Good texture but I would not of cropped out the rest of the foot in the foreground.
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07/03/2007 11:03:23 AM
wow, nice focus, just perfect - 7
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07/01/2007 12:14:16 PM
Love the colors & the contrast. well shot & edited
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07/01/2007 11:52:49 AM
whats with the frogs in this challenge? still nice shot 8
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07/01/2007 02:18:28 AM
Nice macro. I like the vibrant green color and the frog is sharp.
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