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Challenge: Free Study 2008-01 (Advanced Editing VI ("Time Lapse"))
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Location: Kaloko, Hawaii
Date: Jan 22, 2008
Aperture: f22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1.6 sec
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jan 25, 2008

unfortunately, the butterfly was actually dead, and I placed him in that position. I would probably have to wait a lifetime to get one to actually land there. Sky was cloudy which allowed me to expose a little longer for misty falls in back. Opened in raw, and lightened to 1.5. Saturated. Transfered to photoshop. Cropped. Dodged his face a little, burned the moss and wings. Changed image size. Saturated a little more. Filter/sharpen. Save for web. Thats it.

Place: 189 out of 428
Avg (all users): 5.6533
Avg (commenters): 6.3333
Avg (participants): 5.6337
Avg (non-participants): 5.6939
Views since voting: 671
Views during voting: 231
Votes: 150
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/07/2008 11:45:03 PM
I love the orange and green colors here. It's more of a lime green and light orange. The out-of-focus waterfall in the background give this a little bit more oomph than just an ordinary "butterfly" image. Nice job with DOF too. -BB

PS. I wonder if anybody else will comment on the waterfall?...
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02/07/2008 02:46:26 PM
5 - Nice 'little scene', nice backdrop - good potential - like to be able to discern the details in the face more - perhaps the contrast is a touch too strong, not sure.
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02/02/2008 03:36:12 PM
Pretty colors, nice composition.
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02/01/2008 04:04:52 PM
Nice shot....really amazing depth of field!
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02/01/2008 01:23:17 PM
Nice closeup. Like the oranges and greens.
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02/01/2008 04:43:20 AM
very cool
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