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As Pretty as the Front
As Pretty as the Front
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Backsides (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Albuquerque, NM
Date: Jun 17, 2007
Aperture: f/2.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250 sec
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jun 17, 2007

I didn't really have the time or inclination to get out shootin' for this one, so here's a flower! Shot from underneath, pointing toward the sun in the sky (more or less).

Shot in RAW: converted to 16 bit tiff, tone mapped in Photomatix, saved as tiff.

PS:
Crop
NI
Original tiff conversion in lighten mode in a new layer
A decent amount of dodging and burning, a bit of cloning
Hue/Sat
Curves
Selective Color
Resize
Sharpen
Save for Web

Statistics
Place: 80 out of 381
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Avg (commenters): 6.7000
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Views since voting: 878
Views during voting: 218
Votes: 140
Comments: 10
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/23/2007 03:45:16 PM
nice DOF and color!
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06/22/2007 07:49:20 PM
I like the dof and the composition
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/20/2007 05:06:57 PM
Interesting DOF. See how the petal that goes straight to the right curves back into the focal plane?
TC
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/20/2007 12:39:30 AM
a bit too much oof here.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/19/2007 04:10:50 PM
Good contrast between the purple and green, and good details
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/18/2007 09:22:23 PM
i like the feel of a glow here. 8.
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06/18/2007 06:09:37 PM
lots of these, it seems. I like the hi-key detail & complementary colors
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06/18/2007 09:28:25 AM
Beautiful. the DOF makes this image very dreamy.

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06/18/2007 01:53:52 AM
Best of all the underside of flowers pics 8
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06/18/2007 12:06:10 AM
lovely colour and depth of field...I like what's in focus and what is not 9
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