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Challenge: Deep DOF (Advanced Editing II)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Sigma 28-200mm f/3.5-5.6 Compact Hyperzoom Aspherical for Canon
Location: Puebla, Mexico
Date: Jun 6, 2004
Aperture: 16
ISO: 400
Shutter: 250
Galleries: Nature, Animals
Date Uploaded: Jun 6, 2004

Levels, cropped and USM

Statistics
Place: 105 out of 158
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Views since voting: 1110
Votes: 197
Comments: 10
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/13/2004 06:50:24 AM
Good deep DOF, wish the shot had just a little more to make it pop though. Tweak your idea and you'll be shoting a winner next time. Good job...
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/12/2004 11:38:30 AM
The black bird makes a nice contrast, but is too close to the bottom of the frame. A lower point of view might have avoided this.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/09/2004 08:51:10 PM
Great subject but there are some things I would fix. 1. Back two flamingoes are overexposed. 2. Use a fill flash to help bring out details of the foreground flamino. 2. Clone out the branch hanging down from the top of the frame.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/09/2004 02:01:54 PM
The two in the back are overexposed, and the one in the front is underexposed. Interesting idea though.
06/07/2004 09:55:09 PM
very nice
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/07/2004 06:51:39 PM
This just missed being a really nice photo, in my opinion. Unfortunately, the middle flamingo is growing out of the foreground flamingo's head. The foreground flamingo isn't anchored in the frame too well and yonder flamingo is overly cropped. This was a case where just moving your position a couple of inches might have elminated all these problems. The middle and yonder flamingo are a bit overexposed. Nearly all the detail is lost on their backs.
06/07/2004 11:24:59 AM
Very nice.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/07/2004 09:45:55 AM
The different lighting throughout the picture really makes this a challenge for proper exposure. With a little fill light on the front flamingo, you wouldn't have the burned out spots on the backs of the two birds further from the camera. That being said, it's nicely done compositionally and clearly fits the challenge.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/07/2004 04:41:45 AM
Woah, the green water is kinda disturbing!
06/07/2004 12:53:15 AM
Appears to be overexposed and over saturated...
TC


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