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I must have a couple of screws loose...
I must have a couple of screws loose...

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Challenge: Macro Without Bugs or Flowers II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro for Nikon
Location: My second bedroom
Date: Apr 16, 2008
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Still Life, Macro
Date Uploaded: Apr 19, 2008

Shot on a bronze poster board. Two cheapie lights and flash.

Nikon D50
2008/04/16 23:46:54.3
Compressed RAW (12-bit)
Image Size: Large (3008 x 2000)
Lens: 70-300mm F/4-5.6 D
Focal Length: 300mm
Exposure Mode: Manual
Metering Mode: Multi-Pattern
1/500 sec - F/8
Exposure Comp.: 0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Optimize Image: Normal
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-S
Flash Sync Mode: Front Curtain
Auto Flash Mode: i-TTL
Auto Flash Comp: 0 EV
Color Mode: Mode IIIa (sRGB)
Tone Comp.: Auto
Hue Adjustment: 0
Saturation: Normal
Sharpening: Auto
Image Comment:
Long Exposure NR: Off

In Capture One PRO:
Adjusted levels
Some sharpening
Exported to TIFF

Cropped more and straightened
Swapped Red and blue channels
Sharpened slightly
Exported to JPG

Place: 72 out of 258
Avg (all users): 5.8278
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 5.6582
Avg (non-participants): 6.0139
Views since voting: 785
Views during voting: 255
Votes: 151
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0

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05/03/2008 03:13:39 AM
Very nice DOF and I love the colours. Excellent take on the challenge.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/27/2008 09:31:20 PM
nice dof and colour...only neg is the reflection of the photographer, but that's minor
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04/27/2008 02:51:45 PM
the top of the background looks a little grainy - could just be my monitor, though. i like the tones in this.
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04/21/2008 07:59:59 AM
Very Nice. I would like to see it with an increased DOF. Still nice image though.
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