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Challenge: Shapes II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: At home
Date: Jan 1, 2006
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1.6
Galleries: Humorous, Studio
Date Uploaded: Jan 2, 2006

Got this rubber duck from a friend of mine on New Year's eve. Placed it on a black and round paper basket.

Lighting is from two flashlights. One is inside the basket and lights the bottom from the rubber duck up. The other one is on the top of the head of the rubber duck.

Picture processing: Shot in raw mode. Sharpened picture a little bit for web, no other adjustements. Added Border.

Statistics
Place: 31 out of 366
Avg (all users): 6.2022
Avg (commenters): 7.8947
Avg (participants): 5.9781
Avg (non-participants): 6.4296
Views since voting: 938
Views during voting: 358
Votes: 272
Comments: 22
Favorites: 1 (view)


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01/09/2006 07:49:41 PM
Amazing lighting...
01/09/2006 11:59:02 AM
Classic
01/09/2006 11:52:31 AM
Personally I hate ducks, however the lighting is exceptional and the mesh/screen base really adds another dimension to this image. Nice sharp clean image. Well done Simply nothing to deduct points for "10"
01/09/2006 06:33:34 AM
I like the clear picture of this rubber duck.
01/08/2006 07:08:49 PM
very good lighting on a difficult topic ;)
01/08/2006 07:06:31 PM
Excellent image. Great control of soft lighting is perfect for this cute little ducky.
01/08/2006 04:38:55 PM
what fantastic colors - made the ordinary extraordinary
01/08/2006 02:36:43 AM
Super color, great light, nice
01/07/2006 10:10:51 PM
its a shape its a great image, just not exciting enough.
01/07/2006 09:10:14 PM
Rubber Duckies RAWK +1 rubber ducky pt

This is a great rubber ducky shot. (And if anyone tells you it's too centered,..."ima gonna slap'm" They do not understand the spiritual focus of the rubber ducky.

And you've captured it quite well; great clean lines, on a superb foreground with reflection and texture that adds to the duckies mantra instead of detracting.

(9)

Of course, i'm a bit bias when it comes to rubber duckies...
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01/07/2006 07:55:08 PM
Great emphasis on the shape of the duck, and the repeating shapes in the whatever the duck is on. I love the lighting.
01/07/2006 06:39:28 AM
Fun, whimical, colorful sharp shaped image.....
01/06/2006 08:28:51 PM
nice color and contrast. 9
01/06/2006 07:26:48 PM
Great use of lighting makes this photo really Pop! Good job. (8)
01/06/2006 01:54:36 PM
Nice lighting, color, and reflective base. Not-so-central and not-so-side-on composition would be better.
01/06/2006 12:57:00 PM
I'm not sure what the title means, but I really like the composition and the profile image of the rubber ducky.
01/05/2006 10:05:26 AM
Man, tack sharp! The lighting is good and I like the screen he's sitting on.
01/05/2006 12:59:52 AM
I love it!Great Texture and color!
01/04/2006 05:01:43 AM
Good work but have seen this idea ones before
01/04/2006 04:54:32 AM
Beautifully lit.
01/04/2006 03:47:10 AM
Hah! This is flawless. I hope it does well. I submitted what I thought was a flawless ducky months ago and was hammered. All my duckies have been hammered, but to be fair only one was flawless LOL.
01/04/2006 01:35:27 AM
perfect shot


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