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Challenge: Coffee (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2011
Camera: Nikon D60
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Date: Mar 7, 2011
Aperture: f/5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Mar 7, 2011

I expect low 5 in this... hopefully over my average of 5.2
It is nice and clean though, and the natural vignettes supports it strongly I think. So maybe up to 5.5? That'd be nice!

I'd love to have been able to clone out some stains on the cup (rim on the left, and some on the plate too). Wish it was advanced for that.

Editing. Adjusted auto settings from lightroom. Small touch of topaz adjust. Small touch of topaz detail (for colour levels). Denoise for smoothness (though that sorta nicked the vignettes a bit). Some more touches with lightroom.

Outtake
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Statistics
Place: 55 out of 86
Avg (all users): 5.0354
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 4.8636
Avg (non-participants): 5.0844
Views since voting: 800
Views during voting: 328
Votes: 198
Comments: 7
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03/16/2011 12:20:51 AM
Didn't get much love, did it? I still like it, though :-)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/15/2011 07:49:33 AM
This coffee cup looks like it's
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03/11/2011 04:45:12 PM
A very simple composition, really highlights the cup.
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03/10/2011 03:49:52 PM
Looks good. I can't decide if the vignetting in the upper left corner is a distraction or if it adds interest!
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03/09/2011 04:59:08 PM
lord it looks like it's sliding off the table
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03/09/2011 02:40:35 AM
nice subdued shot
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03/09/2011 12:18:05 AM
Not sure how you got all that vignetting on this basic challenge, as it's illegal.
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