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Do You See the Glass as Half-Full or Half-Empty?
Do You See the Glass as Half-Full or Half-Empty?

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Challenge: Clichés and Sayings III (Advanced Editing VII)
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: Sep 15, 2013
Aperture: 3.51
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1 second
Date Uploaded: Sep 16, 2013

... or half-assed?

"Extra-strength" raspberry Jello, backlit windowshadem overhead light in the kitchen. Used a piece if ParaFilm® (thin sheet of wax used in laboratories) and a rubber band to seal the top of the glass, and positioned it upside-down while the gelatin set.

-Tripod, timer, manual mode
-FL 352.2mm (35mm EQ)
-Minor cloning to clean up spots and edges
-Blue/yellow Curve
-Crop a little from left
-USM at 88%/0.8 dia/TH = 5
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 10/10 = 224KB

File: Halffull_IMG_7949-DPC

Place: 68 out of 90
Avg (all users): 5.1705
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 5.0732
Avg (non-participants): 5.2553
Views since voting: 402
Views during voting: 173
Votes: 88
Comments: 4
Favorites: 1 (view)

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09/25/2013 01:22:24 PM
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09/25/2013 08:47:45 AM
I liked the design elements of this one.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/24/2013 04:08:23 PM
I think another kind of yellow (or a different background colour) would improve this image.
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09/18/2013 03:30:42 PM
This reminds me of Rothko!
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