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Challenge: 7 Heavenly Virtues (Basic Editing III)
Collection: Nature & Views
Camera: Gateway DC-T50
Location: Blue Ridge Parkway, VA
Date: Feb 12, 2006
Aperture: 1:6.7
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/1500 sec
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Feb 12, 2006

Taken on the Blue Ridge Parkway near the Peaks of Otter (in Virginia between Buchanan and Bedford) after our first real snow of 2006.

PP included:
several iterations of color sat, curves, and change hue
neat image
save for web

Place: 52 out of 124
Avg (all users): 5.3618
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 4.7347
Avg (non-participants): 5.5178
Views since voting: 1104
Views during voting: 314
Votes: 246
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)

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03/07/2006 08:51:17 PM
WOW..I really like the colors..Man, you did a great job on this! Should have finished a lot higher!!!!
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02/22/2006 08:35:41 PM
I saw this in the challenge and it reminded me of my Road entry Jimmy! Love the colors and the composition except for the odd area to the lower left corner.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/21/2006 09:00:45 PM
as shakespeare said, "what's in a name?"... nice image that might have also done well in the duotone challenge...
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02/21/2006 08:06:07 AM
If there would be a thing like "too crisp" this would be it :D, also the base of the tree in the bottom left corner draws too much attention.
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02/19/2006 07:48:53 PM
I really like this shot.
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02/19/2006 04:17:18 PM
Oh, I live the dual tones. Nice and simple.
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02/18/2006 10:00:43 PM
Very nice shot, almost looks too sharp though.
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02/18/2006 09:41:25 PM
I'll be checking to see if you have listed the post work done. Did you equalize? I love to show my students good examples of filters and effects well used.
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02/18/2006 02:45:15 AM
Good DOF, but a bit underexposed (see the trunk of the tree), and the colours are unnatural.
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02/17/2006 10:12:36 PM
Your image seems overly sharpened and very dark. For me, if there had been more of the large tree on the left hand side, it would give a better impression of fortitude - in my novice opinion anyways.
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02/17/2006 08:22:36 PM
"Fortitude - strength of mind that enables one to endure adversity with courage" Not sure how this fits, exactly. The picture is composed well but it seems over sharpened, especially the foreground.
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02/17/2006 08:21:29 AM
you used too much photoshopping for a basic challenge (ie: your curves balance has lost all detail, all of the sticks along the bottom are very distracting)
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02/17/2006 02:11:49 AM
This is breathtaking a wonderful image..... "WOW" factor as well....
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02/16/2006 07:01:19 AM
nice i like it 7
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02/16/2006 12:13:50 AM
Something about those branches isnt quite right... oversharpened... perhaps imho
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02/15/2006 06:33:59 AM
Oversharp. 5
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