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Challenge: Sentinel (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Location: Port Dalhousie, ON
Date: Jan 30, 2011
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Architecture, High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Date Uploaded: Jan 30, 2011

The lighthouse at Port Dalhousie, which I've photographed before. This is an HDR in the dead of winter, ice everywhere. It's pretty heavily edited, I'm sure you can tell. :D

Equal parts Photomatix, Nik Color and Silver EFEX, sharpening, noiseware, etc.

[Feb. 6th, 2011 10:46:01 PM]

...an hour or so until rollover.

Thanks for the great comments. A new PB, if the scrubber doesn't take me down too far. Wonder if it's enough for a 2nd ribbon? There were some great shots in this challenge, I handed out two 9's and eleven 8's...we shall see!

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Blue? I'm humbled. 95 challenges and three and a half years since my last ribbon...thanks everyone! It was worth the frostbite. :-D

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 128
Avg (all users): 7.2519
Avg (commenters): 8.6364
Avg (participants): 7.0308
Avg (non-participants): 7.4697
Views since voting: 3811
Views during voting: 270
Votes: 131
Comments: 41
Favorites: 12 (view)


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02/11/2011 08:08:09 AM
Congrats on the blue!
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02/10/2011 04:50:10 PM
A wonderful image David. Congrats on the Blue!
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02/07/2011 06:23:38 PM
Very, VERY nice image! Great mood, contrast, sky etc.... Congrats on the blue ribbon!
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02/07/2011 04:25:18 PM
Congrats on your ribbon... but more importantly on the beautiful image!

I love the green...
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02/07/2011 03:25:23 PM
9 from me. -1 for a "wee" bit hectic on the PP, but all in all a magnificent work.
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02/07/2011 12:38:25 PM
Congrats on the blue ribbon, well deserved!
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02/07/2011 12:24:06 PM
Congrats! Great image. I knew it would win the blue as soon as I saw it.
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02/07/2011 08:32:56 AM
Intense. Perfect textures and tones. WOW Congrats.
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02/07/2011 08:21:40 AM
Great shot David!!!
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02/07/2011 06:53:49 AM
Woot Woot! You'll have to take me out here some day. Congrats David.
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02/07/2011 06:01:28 AM
Congratulations,pleased to see this in first position.
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02/07/2011 05:45:10 AM
Excellent finish David... congrats on the blue.
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02/07/2011 02:35:08 AM
Super! Congrats!
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02/07/2011 01:20:04 AM
The post processing is quite amazing. Congrats with the Blue!
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02/07/2011 12:25:25 AM
Congrats.... great image as I said earlier.... deserved the win
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02/07/2011 12:13:02 AM
I knew it was friggin Silver EFX... :) Nicely done.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/06/2011 02:41:55 PM
Wonderful processing.
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02/06/2011 02:21:26 PM
My apologies, I must've been tired when I voted, because this somehow escaped under the radar and got an average vote. On my second pass through I found this gem of a photo. Absolutely love it! Great photo - just love the detail in the rocks and ocean! Upgraded to an 8 :)
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02/06/2011 12:58:43 PM
Amazing sky and foreground texture. The centered compostion adds to the stateliness of the lighthouse.
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02/06/2011 10:22:02 AM
Love this Photo, doesnt even look real. Nice job, my top 3. 9
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02/05/2011 11:09:34 PM
Perfect, impressive.
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02/05/2011 11:27:40 AM
What bizarre geological matter up front. The sky look unreal too. Interesting way to frame your lighthouse.
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02/01/2011 08:13:16 PM
Great. 10. To me this image goes beyond "the lighthouse", "the lonely tree", "the cat", "the dog" .... touching the core of the idea. Again, just like a Conrad story.
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02/01/2011 11:51:31 AM
Think this is my favourite in this challenge,love the tone here.
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02/01/2011 09:53:40 AM
This is a lovely image, maybe a little over done on the dodge and burn
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01/31/2011 10:14:28 PM
beautiful. 10.
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01/31/2011 09:47:40 PM
Love this shot a perfect sentinel and tremendous processing.
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01/31/2011 06:52:25 PM
feels more like an etching than a photo. Interesting effect! I'd like to know how you did this.
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01/31/2011 05:16:20 PM
hmm a lighthouse located near Bear, perhaps?
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01/31/2011 04:36:52 PM
Wonderful image. Foreground is nicely framed and the clouds are a lovely painting. B&W a nice choice. Great silvery tones. Should certainly ribbon.
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01/31/2011 03:03:53 PM
Absolutely gorgeous. My pick for the win and my only 10 in the challenge!
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01/31/2011 11:43:30 AM
beautiful shot.....need i say more?
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01/31/2011 11:05:25 AM
Simply Awesome
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01/31/2011 08:54:49 AM
Very well done
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01/31/2011 04:47:09 AM
Can't make up my mind about the processing of this. Surreal. The central placement of the subject detracts slightly, but overall nicely done.
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01/31/2011 01:27:29 AM
Perfect rendering
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01/31/2011 12:33:47 AM
Bravo! I love the conversion and I'm sure you are going to tell me its with Silver EFX which makes me sad because it's expensive and I want it...9 Back to bump to a 10. One of my top 2.
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01/31/2011 12:24:46 AM
what a magic image .. i feel transported to another dimension almost .. its a stunning shot and your processing is wonderful .. 8 ..:)
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01/31/2011 12:23:57 AM
Extraordinary processing. Can't tell if I love it or hate it. Can't tell if it's negative or positive. Just very, very strange. No vote at this point, just doing a first scan of entries, but wanted to say *something* :-)
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01/31/2011 12:11:48 AM
Damn near perfect.
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01/31/2011 12:09:44 AM
Masterful beauty. Love the B&W tones here
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