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Challenge: Free Study 2013-04 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens for Canon
Location: Bear River Bird Refuge, Utah
Date: Apr 3, 2013
Aperture: f/29
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/1000
Date Uploaded: Apr 28, 2013

I had such fun with my daughter the other day at the Bear River Bird Refuge, and I captured this on that lovely morning.


-Converted to b/w
-fiddled with levels
-unsharp mask
-duplicated layer
-added a lot of gaussian blur to new layer
-changed layer blending mode to "screen" at 60%
-added vignette by selecting the center of the photo and inversing the selection, then using levels to lower the middle ranges
-sized image for web
-added border

Place: 62 out of 201
Avg (all users): 6.0000
Avg (commenters): 6.7500
Avg (participants): 5.8806
Avg (non-participants): 6.3200
Views since voting: 197
Views during voting: 155
Votes: 92
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0

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05/08/2013 07:31:42 AM
Welcome back! Have not seen you around for a while.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/06/2013 10:42:19 AM
What I like - adult and baby, sun sparkles

What I don't like - composition, B&W seems flat in places
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05/05/2013 07:55:54 PM
Neat lighting.
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05/02/2013 09:40:46 PM
Ooh, sparkly!
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05/01/2013 07:51:50 AM
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