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Challenge: Free Study 2007-09 (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Grand Tetons. Oxebow overlook
Date: Sep 17, 2007
Aperture: f13
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Sep 30, 2007

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took this on a trip to the tetons with our camera club.
This looked great on my laptop at home but when i started getting comments about the colors being purple and over saturated i looked at it at work and boy does it look bad. Think its time i get someting to calibrate my laptop.
Thanks for all the comments and votes

Statistics
Place: 103 out of 503
Avg (all users): 6.2417
Avg (commenters): 6.4444
Avg (participants): 6.2903
Avg (non-participants): 6.0741
Views since voting: 1255
Views during voting: 218
Votes: 120
Comments: 18
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12/23/2007 07:59:52 AM
How beautiful! I would love to see a B&W conversion of this image, then it would be like what Ansel shot too!

Congrats on a strong finish in a very competitive challenge!
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12/23/2007 03:34:55 AM
Might go well with the song with the lyrics, 'purple mountains majesty...'

Beautiful shot!
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12/05/2007 02:46:57 PM
Beautiful shot.
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10/12/2007 05:16:35 PM
This is a gorgeous shot, but I have to admit my first thought was that the mountains are purple. Guess we'll see a lot of these kinds of shots at the November meeting!
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10/08/2007 04:40:24 PM
Oh Griz, how beautiful!!!! And even with people complaining about the purple cast, you still got a very strong score -- especially for a free study.

Yeah. . .calibrators can pretty much be a maker or breaker. With calibration, this would have probably been on the front page. But it is STUNNING like it is too. Congratulations!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/07/2007 01:39:35 AM
I can understand why he shot here. Great shot!
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10/05/2007 12:02:04 PM
I love Ansel Adams. This is soooo pretty. The colors, the clarity, the reflection, just beautiful.
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10/04/2007 03:31:28 PM
This is gorgeous!!! The colors are beautiful.
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10/04/2007 08:17:56 AM
Very pretty!
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10/04/2007 04:37:15 AM
I feel like the colors are too saturated... I dunno. They're really nice, but they throw me for a second. I like how the water makes the reflection be a bit blurred - perfect reflections in water always seem weird to me.

Anyway, what I am trying to say is, good image :-)
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10/03/2007 11:31:07 PM
Very pretty. Love the blue sky and the reflection in the water. The base of the mountains look purplish on my computer screen. Did the light give off that hue?
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10/03/2007 09:55:00 PM
The magenta cast on the mountains seems odd in my opinion.
Would love to see this in B & W.
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10/03/2007 01:35:20 PM
Awesome reflections, color and overall beauty. Great job!
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10/03/2007 10:01:20 AM
nice landscape but way oversaturated
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10/02/2007 03:56:35 PM
Beautiful location. Maybe a tad heavy on the saturation and there seems to be a slight tilt to the right but still a stunning image.
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10/02/2007 02:54:03 PM
May be an illusion but seems slightly tilted to the right?
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10/01/2007 07:42:05 PM
Very colorful! The mountains look a little too purple to be real IMO though. Great DOF nonetheless.
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10/01/2007 08:38:25 AM
The setting is gorgeous. It seems a touch blanched out in the mountain department. I'd love to see an adjustment of possibly curves or levels. Perfect focus and detail though. ;~D
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