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Challenge: Sweets (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens: Canon 250D 58mm Close Up Lens
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Feb 23, 2012
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 80
Shutter: 15 seconds
Date Uploaded: Feb 23, 2012

Mints in a cellophane package.

-Tripod, timer, manual mode
-Manual focus
-Custom White Balance
-FL 57mm (35mm EQ) plus Close-up lens
-RGB Curve
-Blue/Yellow Curve
-Crop to square
-Resize
-USM at 88%/0.8 dia/TH = 5 (applied twice)
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 9/10 = 227KB

File: Candy_IMG_8223sq-DPC9

Statistics
Place: 61 out of 69
Avg (all users): 5.0472
Avg (commenters): 5.2000
Avg (participants): 4.6250
Avg (non-participants): 5.2414
Views since voting: 348
Views during voting: 235
Votes: 127
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/01/2012 08:51:50 PM
Nicely done.
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03/01/2012 08:23:45 PM
Great bow! It's perfectly in focus... It does seem to leave the candy in the dust though... and it's a Sweets challenge...

Still... I really like this image. It's perfectly composed.

(commenting only)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/29/2012 07:32:03 PM
Concept is "ok", but the candy is playing second fiddle to the bow in this shot. Don't know that you could do it much differently while keeping the candy in that wrapper.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/24/2012 09:35:40 AM
Nicely wrapped. The bow is very much in focus... which I think takes away from the peppermints. But it's a nice photo
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/24/2012 08:27:19 AM
I think the background is too bright.causing the subject to be dark. Not enough light on the subject and the glare on the bag is not good.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/24/2012 01:03:40 AM
I'm drawn to the bow (obviously) more so than the sweets... and the crop doesn't really work for me personally, too much "nothingness" in the top half, with such a high key
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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