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Forlorn, she waits...
Forlorn, she waits...

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Challenge: Ghosts (Expert Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: New Jersey
Date: May 6, 2012
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 200
Shutter: various
Date Uploaded: May 8, 2012

multiple captures of the chair and plastic strips being blown about by a fan from behind to get the basic scene

captures stacked using Canvas X, cropped and rendered, then a lot of "smudging" to get the wispy effect

resulting image exported as TIFF, and opened in Color Efex
-B&W conversion
-enhance detail
-soft focus/diffusion
-cool glamour glow

resulting image opened in Capture NX2
-minimize highlights in lower right corner of wall and window
-size and save for DPC submission

Place: 6 out of 63
Avg (all users): 6.6589
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 6.3824
Avg (non-participants): 6.7579
Views since voting: 1325
Views during voting: 302
Votes: 129
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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05/18/2012 12:10:29 AM
Hah! I knew it! Gave you feedback on this image and you whup my ass ;-) Congrats on the high finish.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/17/2012 10:10:32 PM
love it.
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05/17/2012 05:29:52 PM
Very cool.
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05/16/2012 07:28:08 AM
Lovely colour
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05/16/2012 04:39:00 AM
This is such an amazing image! Wonderful and haunting.
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05/15/2012 10:58:48 PM
Love the simplicity; great job. (voted earlier)
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05/12/2012 08:36:35 AM
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05/12/2012 06:35:47 AM
This is cool.
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05/11/2012 02:27:51 PM
interesting ghost, but too dark. (yes, i know, ghosts, dark, spooky, but still, they don't NEED to be that dark).
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05/11/2012 09:12:12 AM
The curve of the rocker really adds to it. I like this. Not too much. Just enough. :)
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05/11/2012 02:03:10 AM
Tremendous image!
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