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Challenge: Free Study 2007-10 (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: La Jolla, California
Date: Oct 24, 2007
Aperture: f/8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/1000 s
Galleries: Sky, Emotive
Date Uploaded: Oct 26, 2007

Smokey sunset on October 24th in La Jolla during the southern California firestorm of 2007. I was not directly affected by the fires; many others were less fortunate.

Technical details: mostly automatic settings, but with exposure biased by -1.0 EV. Raw source edited with ufraw (//ufraw.sourceforge.net/) to tweak levels, white balance, and noise-reduction; saved as tiff, then edited with gimp (//www.gimp.org/) to rotate, crop, resize, and sharpen.

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Place: 169 out of 521
Avg (all users): 5.9138
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 5.8901
Avg (non-participants): 6.0000
Views since voting: 708
Views during voting: 162
Votes: 116
Comments: 3
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/05/2007 05:26:15 PM
9, nice capture! Love the beautiful colors! Nice Work!
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11/04/2007 07:33:34 AM
Nice capture and processing, 6.
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11/03/2007 05:39:42 PM
7 - Nice sunset. Like your composition. That 'pole' at the bottom keeps distracting me though. Difficult, but if the silhouettes of the trees/leaves were just a little 'bolder'/sharper, make this even stronger in my opinion.
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