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12 Cans of Soup (with apologies to Andy Warhol)
12 Cans of Soup (with apologies to Andy Warhol)
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Challenge: Pop Culture (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Pentax K100D
Lens: Pentax DA 50-200 ED
Location: My Backyard
Date: Mar 24, 2007
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/2000
Galleries: Advertisement, Digital Art
Date Uploaded: Mar 24, 2007

Wow, was this way harder than I thought it would be. I figured I'd knock this out in a few shots then spend most of the time photoshopping, but it was way difficult lining the cans up, keeping them in line with the cans above and below and on the sides. Started out with 21 cans stacked in 3 rows of 7, then added the supports, then went to 12.

Did a bunch of different edits to different images, basically all the same. Selected each can, then adjusted the hue to change the colors. I had a hard time deciding which to enter, but polled my wife and kids, and they preferred the 12 cans over the 21.

It was a fun shoot, and fun -- but tiring -- photoshopping. Definitely the most photoshopping I've ever done with an image here. Interested to see how this one will do.

Used my telephoto to flatten the cans and make the image more graphic.

Levels, Brightness, Contrast, USM, Lots of hue adjustments, some more brightness and contrast on the supports, resize, border, save for web.

Statistics
Place: 13 out of 102
Avg (all users): 6.2652
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.1250
Avg (non-participants): 6.3158
Views since voting: 2103
Views during voting: 425
Votes: 181
Comments: 16
Favorites: 1 (view)


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04/02/2007 12:12:53 PM
great shot, well done on the finish, very well deserved.
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04/02/2007 12:23:13 AM
Fantastic colors!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/01/2007 11:12:03 PM
Warhol would be proud
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04/01/2007 10:41:13 AM
very nice
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03/31/2007 11:51:43 PM
good simulation, good reference. 10
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03/30/2007 07:18:13 PM
With apologies? Yeah i guess you could have ran a warhol filter on it before submitting it.... hehe
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03/30/2007 06:31:49 PM
Certainly fits the challenge but I would have liked to see your own spin on it.
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03/29/2007 01:44:32 PM
not an original idea.
03/29/2007 03:39:51 AM
I can never understand why Warhol's cans of soup became so famous - but it did and has become a definitive point of Pop Culture. I do like your version. The colour range and exposure are spot on. 9
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03/27/2007 10:04:57 PM
Haha, funny how this was seen again the the challenge, soup as andy warhol, i like yours better though I think
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03/27/2007 02:14:52 PM
You did this very nicely for a single shot! That's a lot of work, or so I'm guessing. Nice job!
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03/26/2007 11:44:31 PM
wish you took Andy's idea and moderized it to today's pop...say 12 starbuck's latte's.
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03/26/2007 10:09:27 PM
Awesome set up here, and a great idea that works.....
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03/26/2007 11:59:20 AM
Great job with the colors.
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03/26/2007 10:46:20 AM
No apologies neccesary. A nice tribute.
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03/26/2007 10:36:43 AM
LOL, I go Warhol sometimes too. Well done. 8
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