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Bitter Sweet
Bitter Sweet

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Challenge: Oxymoron (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM
Location: In the kitchen
Date: Oct 15, 2006
Aperture: f\20
ISO: 100
Shutter: 10 secs
Date Uploaded: Oct 15, 2006

After a few attempts, I came up with this shot.

Raw import -

tungten wb

exposure -.8
shadows 4
brightness 55
contrast 33
saturation 6

Auto levels.
Auto contrast.
Lighten shadows 15%
Resize, bicubic smoother, 1280
Resize, bicubic, 640
USM 70,3,3

I would have liked advanced rules in this to clone out some minor annoyances.

Place: 80 out of 155
Avg (all users): 5.3470
Avg (commenters): 5.6667
Avg (participants): 4.9589
Avg (non-participants): 5.4923
Views since voting: 729
Views during voting: 443
Votes: 268
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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10/25/2006 06:42:02 AM
Second highest score - nice job! I gave this a 6 - the lighting is very good, as is the focus and DOF.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/22/2006 01:53:20 PM
i like this picture alot.. however i wonder how the picture would have looked with the candies upright.. i'm guessing you may have tried it... 8 from me on this picture..
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10/20/2006 11:03:11 AM
Whoo, that makes my mouth water!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/19/2006 10:53:10 PM
Meets Challenge - 2
Lighting/Processing - 1
Composition - 1
Overall Impression - 1
"WOW" factor - 0
Score: 10
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10/18/2006 08:23:45 PM
cute idea... great color.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/18/2006 01:39:18 PM
Nice colours and focus well done
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10/18/2006 06:48:31 AM
Mmm cola bottles :)
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10/18/2006 12:37:46 AM
Umm. Isn't that a lemon, which is sour? A nice pic, but the title doesn't work for me.
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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