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Challenge: Blurry Mess (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Location: In the garden
Date: Mar 11, 2008
Aperture: f/22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/10 second
Galleries: Abstract, Floral
Date Uploaded: Mar 10, 2008

This is a rose on a rosebush. I zoomed out while taking the shot.

Editing Steps:
Convert from RAW
* exposure -1.52 as it was hard to get the shutter open so long in the middle of the day!
* shadow contrast +13
* saturation +39
Levels: 13, 1.00, 246
Contrast +7
Hue/Saturation
* Yellow -100
* Green -100
* Cyan -100
* Blue -100
* Reds +18, Lightness -12
Selective Colour
* Neutrals
** Cyan -10
** Magenta +100
** Yellow +100
** Black -23
Selective Colour
* Neutrals
** Cyan -13
** Magenta +33
** Yellow +97
** Black -11

Statistics
Place: 20 out of 292
Avg (all users): 6.1029
Avg (commenters): 7.4000
Avg (participants): 5.7736
Avg (non-participants): 6.3577
Views since voting: 1092
Views during voting: 380
Votes: 243
Comments: 13
Favorites: 0


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03/24/2008 06:43:25 AM
Vibrant colours, it feels like an explosion. Good work!!!
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03/19/2008 04:16:56 AM
Hey Gerry this is a very respevtable placing in what was a tough challenege :) Thanks for posting editing steps I always find them helpful!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/18/2008 10:39:33 PM
Very effective, a regular Vesuvius! :)
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03/15/2008 10:19:20 PM
I love the brillaint reds and browns you got out of this. Nice job.
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03/15/2008 09:09:43 PM
good example of an explosion shot,7
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03/15/2008 07:35:41 PM
spectacular one of my favs
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03/13/2008 05:39:10 PM
This photo isnt blurry at all. Its just streaky. Plus i dont think this couldve been done in camera, should be dq'ed right now!!!!!!
haha
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03/13/2008 03:50:23 PM
this technique seems to be winning the day,good job!
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03/12/2008 09:18:36 PM
zoom blur was not the way to go with this challenge imo. This is well done however. I give a 6.
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03/12/2008 06:01:37 PM
striking.
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03/12/2008 02:50:45 PM
Great use of zoom blur!
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03/12/2008 02:04:32 PM
I love the contrast of the whites and the reds. Nice sense of movement to the center.
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03/12/2008 01:10:23 PM
fantastic! it totally feels like a spark or an eruption.
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