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Challenge: Candid IV (Advanced Editing V)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Pentax *ist DL
Lens: Pentax DA 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 AF
Location: St. Augustine Beach, FL
Date: Jun 6, 2007
Aperture: F8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/350
Galleries: Humorous, Candid
Date Uploaded: Jun 10, 2007

Trying to take family portraits on the beach as a storm blows in. The sand kept us laughing and squinting.

Crop (and adjust rotation for horizon)
Cloned out small clutter in the background
adjust levels and shadow/hi-light
adjust hues and bright/contrast, overall and selectively
unsharp mask
save for web

Place: 253 out of 448
Avg (all users): 5.3776
Avg (commenters): 5.1250
Avg (participants): 5.2316
Avg (non-participants): 5.6667
Views since voting: 900
Views during voting: 272
Votes: 143
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/17/2007 09:56:25 PM
nice colors. good composition
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/15/2007 05:55:44 PM
this looks more like a pose than a candid shot.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/14/2007 12:59:35 PM
I would like to see a little more color in the background...
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/14/2007 10:47:45 AM
A vertical crop may have worked better to isolate more of the muted background and therefore focus on her. In this case with the closed eyes it works well
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/13/2007 03:47:14 PM
Nice capture. Moment of laughter etc. psart
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/13/2007 05:35:59 AM
nice fun moment and nice BG
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/11/2007 10:20:03 PM
A little pushed in the processing.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/11/2007 05:23:49 AM
colors over done...
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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