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What's Left of the Blues
What's Left of the Blues

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Challenge: Candlelight II (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens: Canon 250D 58mm Close Up Lens
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Sep 26, 2012
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1
Date Uploaded: Sep 26, 2012

Except for the horizontal flip this would conform to the Minimal rules; edited with IrfanView.

I think people will need a good monitor to see the shadow.

-Tripod, timer
-Manual mode, manual focus
-Custom White-Balance
-Stacked circular and linear polarizers aligned to shift flame color to blue
-FL 36mm (35mm EQ) plus 250D Close-up lens
-Flash fired at reduced power
-Flip horizontal
-Sharpen (applied twice)
-SaveAs JPEG at 100% quality = 149KB

File: Blues_IMG_2239=704DPC

Place: 37 out of 46
Avg (all users): 4.7589
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 4.4828
Avg (non-participants): 4.8554
Views since voting: 269
Views during voting: 231
Votes: 112
Comments: 3
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/04/2012 06:42:24 PM
A small blue flame does not a photograph make. There may be some objects in this photo in the background, I can't be sure, but all I can really see is a small blue flame surrounded by too much black.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/04/2012 06:27:06 PM
Just enough.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/29/2012 02:38:32 AM
Very brave submission! I like it!
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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