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RGB (0,255,0) = "Pure Green"
1st PlaceRGB (0,255,0) = "Pure Green"
surfinbird


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Pure... (Basic Editing)
Collection: Flora / Fauna
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IIn
Lens: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX Macro AF for Canon
Location: In my garden
Date: Jun 8, 2007
Aperture: f40
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 9, 2007

Captured in RAW
In Mac Aperture:
Sharpened++
Saturation+
Converted to JPEG
In Photoshop CS2
Hue+
Sharpen+
Resize
Border
Save for web

I am really hoping to get 6.50+ for this one, or falling that a PB!

A ribbon! How cool is this. I am just a little bit shocked that it ribboned. Thank you all for your votes and comments. The bug, by the way, is a Saw Fly.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 394
Avg (all users): 6.9474
Avg (commenters): 8.3636
Avg (participants): 6.8767
Avg (non-participants): 7.0127
Views since voting: 9934
Views during voting: 235
Votes: 152
Comments: 39
Favorites: 10 (view)


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03/06/2008 09:12:58 PM
Haha nice title as well.
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08/25/2007 03:28:49 AM
this is my favorite title EVER!!!!
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06/26/2007 06:11:55 PM
Top shot! Your first first. WTG
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06/24/2007 11:14:50 PM
The greenest magic I have ever seen! Congratulations on your Blue.
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06/24/2007 04:18:43 PM
Absolutely wonderful! Very sharp and detailed.
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06/22/2007 01:31:40 PM
congrats to your Blue on a Green.
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06/22/2007 09:55:42 AM
Unreal! From 2nd to 1st !!!!!

Good job!

Message edited by author 2007-06-22 09:57:35.
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06/22/2007 09:04:08 AM
This is beautiful! What vibrant colors. Muchas congrats on your blue!
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06/22/2007 01:54:57 AM
The title says it all..... Well done with this one and so deserved.....
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06/22/2007 12:27:36 AM
I can definitely get behind this one on PURE as a blue ribbon winner. Good job!
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06/21/2007 05:49:43 PM
One of the many impressive things about this piece is its name, it really adds something nice to this wonderful picture
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06/21/2007 12:54:20 PM
Congraulations on your Blue Ribbon this is an amazing shot. Great work. :)
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06/21/2007 08:56:47 AM
Very nice macro...congratulations on winning the blue ribbon!
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06/21/2007 01:24:59 AM
composers FTW!!!!11
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06/21/2007 12:28:46 AM
Congrats...and thanks for playing by the rules...awesome shot for the challenge
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06/20/2007 10:52:39 PM
Now you can say you got all three ribbons!!! Just not at the same time - double congrats...

Go Composers!
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06/20/2007 06:59:03 PM
Congrats on your win, I did not vote but would have rated this one highly, glad to see it won!
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06/20/2007 12:09:46 PM
wow! it appears that the saw bug is a greatful dead fan. it has a the skull tatooed just above where it's wings come together on it's back...in green of course. nice job.
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06/20/2007 10:48:10 AM
Nice to see that expensive lens perform in such a gratifying way ;-) in your capable hands.
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06/20/2007 05:04:49 AM
Gosh - what a cracker!

Beautiful green, like the slight yellow in the eyes. Makes me glad to have you as a fellow photographer - something to aim for

congratulations on your well-deserved ribbon - may you have many more!

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06/20/2007 03:03:10 AM
Big fat juicy bravo's!! what a great shot this is and i'm pleased it did so well. go team composers! woo!
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06/20/2007 12:30:53 AM
now thats a great picture of an insect
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06/20/2007 12:25:30 AM
NICE JOB!!!
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06/20/2007 12:18:01 AM
Congrats Michael!!!!
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06/20/2007 12:14:45 AM
I think you achieved your goals. congratulations. amazing insect.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/19/2007 05:01:18 PM
Excellent macro - fascinating bug.
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06/19/2007 09:23:12 AM
nice composition and lighting control ...
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06/18/2007 11:53:07 PM
Cool. he looks metallic
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06/18/2007 10:09:18 PM
nice saturated colors, wonderful tones.
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06/18/2007 09:26:21 AM
This shot is so great, the bug looks fake! I know its not, but it looks plastic!
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06/17/2007 07:27:14 AM
great detail...great title
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06/16/2007 01:36:20 PM
Brillant!
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06/15/2007 06:51:58 PM
Pure genius...Gotta be a ribbon winner, great concept stunningly executed
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06/15/2007 10:58:43 AM
Wow! This bug is cool as hell! What is it? Nice shot...giving you an 8
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06/14/2007 11:51:15 PM
AWESOME....10
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06/14/2007 10:25:27 PM
Pure Perfection - 10
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06/14/2007 07:16:04 PM
yup, that's green alright! awesome shot!
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06/14/2007 05:39:38 PM
Very Cool!
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06/14/2007 07:15:39 AM
Very cool. Greens are brilliant
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