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Winter's Majesty
Winter's Majesty

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Challenge: Ansel Adams (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: 2005
Camera: Konica Minolta DiMAGE Z2
Location: Front Yard
Date: Mar 1, 2005
Aperture: F8.0
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Mar 1, 2005

Post-processed using Paint Shop Pro 9
Wide-angle lens used in portrait orientation to get large sky block.
Manual Aperture mode to get maximum DOF.

Perspective Correction
Barrel Distortion Correction +42
Brightness & Contrast: Clarify +5
Brightness & Contrast: Histogram Stretch
Brightness & Contrast: HMS (-50, +50, -20)
Select lower half (snow below horizon)
- Brightness & Contrast: Brightness +40
Brightness & Contrast: Clarify +2
Select Sky
- Brightness & Contrast: HMS (-100, -100, -35)
Select Trees, Fence, Barn
- Brightness & Contrast: HMS (+100, 0, 0)
Sharpness: USM (.75,150,5)
Sharpness: USM (.40,200,3)
Brightness & Contrast: Clarify +1

Place: 99 out of 292
Avg (all users): 5.5817
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.4384
Avg (non-participants): 5.7810
Views since voting: 1089
Votes: 251
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/13/2005 10:03:12 AM
Would have scored higher if there was a little less sky...nice composion.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/13/2005 09:31:24 AM
Very nice. Beautiful composition, and lovely skies.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/13/2005 09:09:35 AM
I'd really like to see some more detail in the snow. I know it's difficult to avoid overexposing it under such conditions.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/10/2005 05:25:11 PM
Very good tonal range. Nice scenic.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/08/2005 07:03:42 PM
Nice scene ... woul love to see a bit more definition in the foreground... nice sky
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/07/2005 09:43:08 AM
Crisp and clear, a pleasure to look at, what nice proportions as well, I would love to see you win this, give you 10 :)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
03/07/2005 09:04:57 AM
I think a dark skit would really add to the contrast
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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