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Mount Sarrail
Mount Sarrail

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Challenge: Free Study 2008-09 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Pentax K200D
Lens: Pentax DA 16-45mm f/4.0 ED AL AF
Location: Upper Kananaskis Lake
Date: Sep 16, 2008
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1.5 s
Date Uploaded: Sep 16, 2008

Located at Upper Kananaskis Lake - the lit peak is Mt Sarrail and is part of the great divide.

Get up at 6:30 am at -1 C
Find a nice spot
Take three exposures at +1 0 -1
Load exposures into Photomatix
Use Exposure Blending since Tone Mapping too noisy
Photoshop blended exposures:
- clone out dust spots
- crop
- curves to pull up trees a bit
- sat on green & blue
- unsharp mask twice
- flatten image
- resize & save for web

Predict 6.0 even

Place: 232 out of 430
Avg (all users): 5.5705
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 5.7129
Avg (non-participants): 5.2708
Views since voting: 511
Views during voting: 235
Votes: 149
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/06/2008 08:34:24 PM
i would like to see more water or shore at the bottom, and a little more contrast.. just my taste
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10/06/2008 08:05:27 PM
Oooohhh! Ahhhhhh! What a view....
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10/02/2008 05:17:25 PM
Alberta, Canada eh? An excellent photo. I think a touch more contrast would have put your photo over the top: 8
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10/01/2008 10:06:42 AM
Just a touch more contrast would make this mountain pop. I give it ia 7
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10/01/2008 01:18:47 AM
a very tranquil scene.
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