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Challenge: Shallow DOF (Advanced Editing I)
Camera: Toshiba PDR-M71
Location: Kitchen
Date: Feb 6, 2004
Aperture: F/4.8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/23 sec.
Galleries: Still Life, Macro
Date Uploaded: Feb 6, 2004

Aptly titled, I think, considering she (my wife) beat me again.

This is as shallow as I can go with my camera (not that I think I could make this better with shallower DOF). Not expecting to do well but I couldn't resist entering.

No advanced editting here. Levels. Adjusted the colour ballance again in the red channel.

Place: 118 out of 174
Avg (all users): 5.2181
Avg (commenters): 6.7500
Avg (participants): 5.2261
Avg (non-participants): 5.2055
Views since voting: 740
Votes: 188
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/15/2004 02:23:39 PM
I was just looking for my Scabble set a few minutes ago ... I'd have used the horizontal word (diner) in the title to reinforce in the voters' minds the shallowness of focus. I just hope I don't jinx your entry!
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02/11/2004 02:29:46 PM
Very interesting use of DOF. Possibly a slightly higher camera placement would have brought out the J in jinxed.
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02/10/2004 11:22:23 AM
Good work getting this layed out (7)
was it your intention to have the scrabble box upside down?
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/09/2004 11:13:16 PM
Nice idea, good challenge example, nice lighting. - Good job. Critique: I might have removed the cover from the background, unnecessary distraction, may have filled the entire frame with the scrabble board instead.
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