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Challenge: Spring (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D300s
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8D
Location: My patio
Date: May 10, 2012
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: May 10, 2012

This was taken with my 50mm that I had flipped around backwards. No artificial light, just the morning sun. I've almost forgotten how to process a photo!

Photoshop CS5
Topaz denoise
Highpass filter layer
Vibrance layer to boost
Levels layer for slight tweekage
Dodged some bits, mainly lower left corner and a touch in the center of the flower
Topaz Adjust exposure correction on masked layer to bring out some more controlled highlights
Smart Sharpen

Place: 80 out of 133
Avg (all users): 5.4754
Avg (commenters): 0.0000
Avg (participants): 5.3922
Avg (non-participants): 5.5352
Views since voting: 257
Views during voting: 180
Votes: 122
Comments: 2
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07/23/2014 05:04:24 PM
Beautiful colors. Lovely composition and DOF.
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01/04/2014 10:41:06 AM
I like the DOF you have and the framing of the picture. It seems like it has been over sharpened where the curve of the orange pedal leads to the green background (lower left)
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