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Challenge: Point of Color (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Location: Felda Fl
Date: Jul 6, 2008
Aperture: 4
ISO: 200
Shutter: 125
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 6, 2008

Editing steps: Crop, Levels, Exposure, Highlights, Blur a brown spot behind the bud.
Then, copy to Graphic Converter to resize, sharpen, and remove fluff files for uploading.
After reading through the thread about this challenge, I did a re-edit, not touching anything to do with color, and working with only overall levels of light and darkness.
Manual 105mm f2.8 Micro Nikkor @ f4, Monopod, and overcast, natural light.
It's a hibiscus bud, and I liked the curved leaf. This was a walk around shot with a "new to me" old manual Micro Nikkor 105, and was not shot with this challenge in mind. It seemed to be the best fit image that I had available in the correct time frame.
It's a cliche theme image, so I expect about 5 for a score. It makes a nice desk top shot at screen size.
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Place: 50 out of 200
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Votes: 155
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/13/2008 06:15:40 PM
I really like this one! The red stands out so much.
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07/11/2008 05:55:06 PM
Beautifully selected subject nicely captured.
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07/11/2008 03:11:38 PM
Great sharpness and DOF. Nice way to approach the challenge.
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07/09/2008 10:32:59 AM
Nicely done. It seems just a wee bit underexposed to me though.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
07/08/2008 03:54:30 PM
Lovely capture of its delicateness.
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07/07/2008 08:00:35 PM
Love the dof, gorgeous colours.
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07/07/2008 08:59:51 AM
that certainly fits the challenge! a point, of colour! nice...8
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