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Caught green handed!
Caught green handed!
Dan_Cottle


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Challenge: PEAS! (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: my bedroom
Date: Aug 10, 2006
Aperture: f/10
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Animals, Studio
Date Uploaded: Aug 11, 2006

It took quite a bit of time for this shot. First i had to construct the backdrop/foreground out of a big piece of paper then i glued a bunch of peas on and had to wait a day or so before it was dry. Then i set up the lighting by putting a flash of to the left. And then finally i got the shot with my very uncopritive mouse after probally half an hour.

Statistics
Place: 67 out of 209
Avg (all users): 5.7712
Avg (commenters): 5.7778
Avg (participants): 5.4375
Avg (non-participants): 5.9423
Views since voting: 709
Views during voting: 379
Votes: 236
Comments: 14
Favorites: 3 (view)


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08/22/2006 07:13:12 AM
underrated :(
I love this shot
08/22/2006 01:04:49 AM
Cute mousey!!! and awesome photo :-D
edit to add: I love that the colors are muted. It really fits here, in my opinion.

Message edited by author 2006-08-22 01:09:39.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/21/2006 01:24:44 PM
Awwww. . .I love it! Nice touch putting the cute little mouse in there. I wonder if he loved the peas :) I hope so. He deserves a treat for being such a cute model, huh? 10
08/20/2006 08:14:59 PM
oh my goodness. what you won't do for a photo!
08/20/2006 05:33:44 PM
push those whites in the peas please - more saturation would make that green background stronger too I think
08/20/2006 04:16:55 PM
I like the idea and the lighting. I think I would have liked a deeper DOF. very cute.
08/19/2006 02:26:09 PM
Adorable and unique. Lighting, focus and composition is great!
08/16/2006 02:19:25 PM
I'm sure I've seen that mouse before somewhere! This is coming up a bit dark on my monitor, but a fun idea and good composition.
08/16/2006 02:11:25 PM
cute idea. Lighting could have been a little better, escpecially in the shadows.
08/16/2006 10:09:40 AM
Wonderful capture. The lighting is perfect. I wonder how many tries this took you or did the mouse pose?
08/15/2006 03:44:31 PM
Sweet idea let down for me by lighting/ exposure.
08/15/2006 11:02:20 AM
I like the narrow DOF, but I would have liked the peas to be a bit lighter.

This was such a weird challenge...
08/15/2006 07:27:54 AM
Better lighting would have made this a stunner.
08/15/2006 06:18:07 AM
not much focus on the peas but nice rat. :-)


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