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Challenge: Origins (Expert Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens: Canon 12x IS USM (S3 IS built-in Lens) -- 36-432mm (35mm EQ)
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Nov 15, 2012
Aperture: 3.51
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/159
Galleries: Emotive, Digital Art
Date Uploaded: Nov 15, 2012

Shot of the only star (planet?) visible on a cloudy night, accompanied by accentuated digital noise.

-Handheld, manual mode
-FL 432mm (35mm EQ)
-RGB Curves to entire image and through oval and graduated masks
-Channel Mixer > monochrome
-Grayscale mode
-Resize
-USM at 88%/1.3 dia/th = 5
-Crop a little from top and bottom to reduce file size
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 9/10 = 298KB

File: Stardust_IMG_2660-DPC9

Statistics
Place: 25 out of 41
Avg (all users): 5.4273
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.1200
Avg (non-participants): 5.5176
Views since voting: 426
Views during voting: 238
Votes: 110
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
12/24/2012 09:01:22 PM
It's amazing what you can do with noise. Very creative. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/22/2012 05:10:00 PM
Carl, are you out there?
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11/22/2012 01:29:29 PM
i like the oldies feel of this
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11/17/2012 10:54:00 PM
soy un perdador
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11/16/2012 09:58:32 AM
Nice way to look at it.
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11/16/2012 05:58:37 AM
Very true! With out that single BrightStar this image would've lost so much, well done!
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