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Challenge: High Contrast II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ED
Date: Sep 29, 2006
Date Uploaded: Sep 29, 2006

I came up with a new flash technique. I wanted to get some detail in the bottom the chair even though I shot in miday sun, but I kept blowing out the front of the chair. So i put my finger over the bottom half of the flash and voila no more blown highlights. Feel free to to stick you finger in front of your flash and think of me, lol. Shot on a dark blue blanket around 4 in the afternoon.
PP:Not much, convert from raw and added more of shadows, One curve to lower the shadows again and boost highlights. Desaturate blue and cyan. Rotate and crop, resize and save for web.

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Place: 61 out of 396
Avg (all users): 5.9944
Avg (commenters): 7.5556
Avg (participants): 5.8378
Avg (non-participants): 6.1048
Views since voting: 636
Views during voting: 235
Votes: 179
Comments: 10
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10/30/2006 08:14:31 PM
For some reason I can't quite put my finger on, this looks very much like you. Maybe it's the laid back attitude of the chair. Just seems to fit.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/10/2006 08:36:06 AM
Excellent.....
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10/09/2006 06:54:08 PM
Nice image. The rust spot is a bit distracting. I would prefer if you made it strictly B&W.
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10/09/2006 10:04:35 AM
This is simply great! 9
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10/08/2006 12:33:44 AM
love the artistic perspective, you really displayed something ordinary and made it extraordinary!
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10/05/2006 08:00:14 AM
Stunning - I'm just a bit distracted by the lack of hole coveron the right hand side - but that's just me wanting everything to be even - TRULY striking - well done
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10/04/2006 08:29:36 PM
Good contrast, but the subject lacks some in interest.
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10/04/2006 11:33:24 AM
nice perspective
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10/04/2006 11:01:58 AM
What a way to photograph a chair!
Brilliant.
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10/04/2006 12:45:30 AM
Tight crop isn't working in your favor here. It makes the photo look very off-kilter. Good luck.
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