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Challenge: Visual Puns II (Expert Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Date: Apr 16, 2011
Aperture: 4.51
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Digital Art, Blur
Date Uploaded: Apr 21, 2011

Strawberry Creek on the UC Berkeley Campus, composited with a macro shot of 31.gif Isaac's Canon A80 with its flip-out LCD screen and added telephoto lens to sustitute for a video camcorder.

Exposure stat field entries are for the creek photo.

-Handheld, super-macro mode for LCD shot: f/3.51 1/25 sec ISO 400 FL = 36mm (35mm EQ)
-Handheld, manual mode for creek shot: FL = 156mm (35mm EQ)
-Noise-reduction with PictureCooler for LCD shot
-RGB Curve to each shot
-Make masks for LCD screen and background
-Paste creek shot into screen area -- scale and re-position
-Paste creek shot into background area
-Duplicate creek layer
-Apply Gaussian Blur at 8 pixels to creek copy
-Do a little local touch-up: clone, dodge, and burn
-Save composite image to TIFF
-Resize
-Crop a little from the right
-USM at 66%/0.6 dia/TH = 5 (applied twice)
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 10/10 = 265KB

Statistics
Place: 19 out of 70
Avg (all users): 6.1813
Avg (commenters): 7.6000
Avg (participants): 5.9000
Avg (non-participants): 6.2750
Views since voting: 1736
Views during voting: 387
Votes: 160
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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05/18/2012 02:41:20 PM
Very nice!!
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10/11/2011 05:17:36 AM
Geesh, top-20 and I missed it. Good going!
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09/27/2011 07:36:22 PM
Oh, yes. That's a really different view. Nice job.
(I gave it a 7 in voting)
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04/29/2011 07:45:47 AM
awesome shot and concept congrats on making your profile page
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04/29/2011 01:11:16 AM
Good one E.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/28/2011 09:24:46 PM
This is really neat. :)
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04/26/2011 10:30:47 AM
Clever idea.
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04/24/2011 01:16:22 AM
Great pun and great idea!
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04/23/2011 07:25:19 AM
Very nice idea, 8
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04/22/2011 11:07:12 AM
Works for me. Nice idea.
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