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Challenge: Headwear II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Location: Harwich Port, MA
Date: Feb 14, 2010
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/125
Date Uploaded: Feb 14, 2010

The idea here was to bring all the textures together, bark and cap, face and leaves, sort of a camouflage. The processing was integral to the concept.

The Freddy Kreuger resemblance is intentional :-)

Statistics
Place: 83 out of 126
Avg (all users): 5.2125
Avg (commenters): 5.9091
Avg (participants): 4.8200
Avg (non-participants): 5.3909
Views since voting: 672
Views during voting: 310
Votes: 160
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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03/09/2010 06:45:36 AM
Reminds me of Wilson......8>) And I mean Gahan as well.
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02/22/2010 08:38:40 AM
As a former victim, I feel safe in saying..."just say No"!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/21/2010 08:33:14 PM
see bear grumble and whine.
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02/20/2010 05:40:00 PM
Not a very favourable pp for the man's face.
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02/19/2010 11:36:37 PM
I love how the tree ties the hat into the background, and the texture of the foliage ties the background into the face. A wonderful circular trip for the eyes, it both starts and ends with the eyes. Also, perfect use of over-processing, this wouldn't work without it. I would like to see this cropped square, with about 1/3 off the top and 1/3 off the left. It wouldn't score as well, but I believe it would be a stronger photo and would help to define the movement. As is, this deserves a high mark. -9
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02/17/2010 05:51:20 PM
They all share the same texture. Cool.
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02/17/2010 01:03:55 PM
Real men tonemap the crap out of their photos and they don't apologize for it.
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02/17/2010 03:25:14 AM
Hmmm. I feel like you had plenty of texture going for you in this picture (and it would have scored higher on my vote) without the "baking". Everything else about the exposure, I like. Sorta seems like you're making the salt the main course, instead of the seasoning. (Still voted above average)
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02/16/2010 10:48:26 PM
i'm a huge supporter of post processing. in fact i get my share of comments about it, a few not so supportive. for me personally, i think its over processed. so much that it takes the attention away from the concept or assignment given. the technique is cool and you have done a great job with the skill, but i'm not sure it works here. jmho of course.
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02/16/2010 05:50:20 PM
Yikes! very scary...
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02/15/2010 03:56:55 PM
The texture of the tweed seems to have gotten lost in the name of overprocessing. It's just too much all competing with all the rest. Nothing sets the headwear apart from the rest of the frame.
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02/15/2010 12:14:16 PM
a very different and wonderful photo - the way it all blends in....but yet the subject is still very identifiable
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02/15/2010 06:37:03 AM
Well done, but a bit too much advanced editing (imo)
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02/15/2010 04:34:11 AM
I think you went way overboard with the post-processing here. It's a shame as the photo has impact in a quirky, non-conformist way.
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02/15/2010 02:14:29 AM
Over Done. Sorry 3
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