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"Jump On Top Of Me"
"Jump On Top Of Me"
cgino


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Rolling Stones Songs (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro for Nikon
Location: Polvadera, New Mexico
Date: Jul 29, 2007
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Macro
Date Uploaded: Jul 31, 2007

Saw these guys in my yard and thought they were pretty interesting. Since they are engaged in an activity described by this particular Stones song I thought it was a natural.

Processing:
RAW image curves adjusted in Nikon Capture NX
In Photoshop --
Apply NeatImage
Apply Lucis Art Whyeth
Hue/Saturation adjustment
Selective color adjustment
Crop
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Thanks everyone for the comments, votes and favs!! This is my personal best score, so I'm darn pleased :-)

Statistics
Place: 4 out of 211
Avg (all users): 6.9155
Avg (commenters): 8.8571
Avg (participants): 6.9839
Avg (non-participants): 6.8625
Views since voting: 2668
Views during voting: 233
Votes: 142
Comments: 26
Favorites: 4 (view)


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09/12/2011 09:05:44 PM
I love how the "jockey" has a tilted head, acknowledging the humour, but unable to do anything. Excellent clarity on the legs as well.
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01/04/2009 06:34:41 PM
I missed this one until now. Brilliant!
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07/08/2008 08:42:38 PM
I have always loved this image, and how lucky are you to get then like this..... Great timing, and also a great photo. Love the processing, as it make the detail and textures stand out so well.....
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03/18/2008 06:53:54 AM
Beautiful shot. The detail is great and the overall photo is just stunning.
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03/07/2008 07:20:00 PM
Wows... I love this macro shot. I have always wanted to get a good shot of these critters, or dragonflies, doing it. Great detail and sharp focus.
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10/22/2007 12:33:09 AM
Great macro. It looks like you got their attention :)
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09/08/2007 07:01:02 PM
fantastic photograph and excellent take on the challenge .. congratulations on an excellent score .. :)
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09/05/2007 04:36:09 AM
Colleen, this one slipped me by because of my holiday. Stunning macro. Many many congratul;ations on the totally deserved fourth place and PB
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08/08/2007 09:46:21 AM
Great macro...congratulations on the HM!

Message edited by author 2007-08-08 09:47:11.
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08/08/2007 07:25:29 AM
Congrats on the new high score and 4th place. What a wonderful photo!
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08/08/2007 01:49:56 AM
Fourth Place - WHOOHOO!! And congrats on personal best, too.
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08/08/2007 12:13:21 AM
GREAT finish. Congrats on top 5
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/07/2007 11:25:37 PM
Great shot and detail.
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08/06/2007 08:07:49 PM
Wow, supe macro, so clear and sharp, good luck
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08/06/2007 06:16:45 PM
Prefect ... excellent image... I love it...
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08/05/2007 11:56:40 AM
I thought we are not allowed to show sex acts on DPC - very nice macro -8
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08/03/2007 02:35:16 AM
has to be a ribbon winner...can't fault this perfect macro 10
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08/02/2007 09:25:53 PM
Amazing capture. Love your incredible detail and colors! What an image!
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08/02/2007 03:56:14 PM
fantastic macro.
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08/02/2007 12:31:15 PM
Best in show! A rare 10.
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08/02/2007 01:01:35 AM
That's a great image. I love the way the guy on top is looking at you slyly. I only wish the bottom insect's eye was in sharper focus. But I love it!
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08/01/2007 10:39:13 PM
ROFL - man the detail is amazing. That's some kind of macro.
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08/01/2007 09:08:57 PM
YES! nothing's better that bugs doin it!!
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08/01/2007 08:46:21 PM
Great stuff!
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08/01/2007 12:35:35 PM
Outstanding Macro!!!!
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08/01/2007 10:24:50 AM
I like this one. Great picture
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