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Whole World in His Hands
Whole World in His Hands
michael_p


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Bokeh IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark IIn
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Hyde, Manchester, UK
Date: Sep 1, 2007
Aperture: 1.8
ISO: 640
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Family, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Sep 2, 2007

Shot in Raw
Opened up in Adobe Lightroom
colour balances and slight crop adjustment
Exported as JPG
Opened up in Photoshop CS2 and edited Levels
Desaturated
Auto Contrast adjustment
Curves tweak
cropped a little from the top that was distracting (would have prefered to have cloned but cannot in Basic !!!)
resized to 640 height
Sharpened
saved for web at 141kb
uploaded

Statistics
Place: 24 out of 364
Avg (all users): 6.3938
Avg (commenters): 8.6667
Avg (participants): 6.0649
Avg (non-participants): 6.6988
Views since voting: 1481
Views during voting: 296
Votes: 160
Comments: 14
Favorites: 2 (view)


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09/16/2007 04:55:44 PM
A bokeh-ed baby. :) Very lovely capture - the DOF is just right.
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09/14/2007 02:06:40 PM
What an excellent interpretation of the challenge!!
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09/14/2007 09:10:59 AM
not sure why this didnt place higher. great shot.
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09/13/2007 11:19:19 AM
BEAUTIFUL!!!
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09/12/2007 09:30:50 PM
Lovely taking something seen a million times and changing it, but keeping the absolute beauty of the moment intact.
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09/12/2007 03:24:43 PM
Originally posted by The_Dentist:

Hey - best score without a bug / bird / flower! That's first place in my book ;)


That means alot to me !!! Thank you :0)

Originally posted by patio127:

A beautiful , emotive image , Michael. Congrats on your well deserved score !


Thank you also... I saw something similar a while back and love the idea of the hard working mans hands with his little bundle of joy :0)

Thanks everyone for your comments and scores on this challenge, I enjoyed this one alot and a good personal acheivement to get a picture in your top 5.
09/12/2007 11:56:34 AM
A beautiful , emotive image , Michael. Congrats on your well deserved score !
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09/12/2007 09:55:45 AM
Hey - best score without a bug / bird / flower! That's first place in my book ;)
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09/12/2007 08:05:49 AM
Wonderful photo. Just love those little feet! Great use of bokeh for this type of picture.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/07/2007 03:41:56 PM
beautifully captured!
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09/06/2007 02:55:49 PM
very precious capture 9
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09/06/2007 01:30:05 AM
lol! beautiful, simply lovely
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09/05/2007 11:03:03 PM
Very sweet!
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09/05/2007 04:01:13 PM
Love shots like this, a B&W look is so much better than it being in colour :-)
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