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"Welcome to the Far Side Gary...I've been expecting you!"
"Welcome to the Far Side Gary...I've been expecting you!"
HarveyG


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Square Crop II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Sigma 28-70mm f/2.8 EX DG for Nikon
Location: My Garden
Date: Apr 25, 2011
Aperture: f/6.3
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/2000s
Galleries: Macro, Insects, etc
Date Uploaded: Apr 28, 2011

Toons are in a strip of four square panels so:
Tribute to Gary Larson and his quirky bugs. Ambient light only.
Export from View NX (2) as jpg. Crop, Sharpen, Smart Sharpen, Gaussian Blur, Levels, Topaz DeNoise, Border, SFW
I'd be surprised if this gets over 5...

Post Rollover: I am surprised! Jo (tanguera), you're right. Don't ever ask me to make a score prediction. Thanks to the great comments and votes everyone. (8.1+ for the commentators)

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 163
Avg (all users): 6.7419
Avg (commenters): 8.1818
Avg (participants): 6.5714
Avg (non-participants): 6.8824
Views since voting: 1978
Views during voting: 230
Votes: 124
Comments: 23
Favorites: 2 (view)


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06/09/2011 01:01:55 PM
Browsing some of the challenges past and found your shot. Well done on a great pic and a good finish.
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05/15/2011 10:25:21 PM
Great shot! Congrats on the HM!!
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05/11/2011 04:05:50 AM
Glückwunsch zum 5ten Platz, Harvey, absolut verdient!
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05/11/2011 02:31:11 AM
Originally posted by roz:

far out harvey ... congrats on 5th place and such a stunning shot .. i love your title .. inspired .. :)


Thx Roz! Great to get kudo's from you, the bug master, or is that "Mistress of Macro"? :) By no means your quality and I was shocked (but nonetheless excited) to see it get a HM, especially as so many shots after mine were far more a-typical "Square Crop"
05/10/2011 11:14:49 PM
far out harvey ... congrats on 5th place and such a stunning shot .. i love your title .. inspired .. :)
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05/09/2011 02:26:39 AM
Nice guy!
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05/09/2011 01:57:10 AM
Goed gedoen! He really has the cutest [Larson-ish] expression. Well deserved.
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05/09/2011 12:57:09 AM
Hahaha.. what a cute expression you captured!
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05/09/2011 12:18:06 AM
You are a really lousy score prognosticator!! Fabulous bug macro. He really looks devious :-) Congrats on the front page.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/07/2011 10:10:40 AM
That is an awesome Mantis shot. It looks like he is thinking.
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05/04/2011 08:43:15 AM
Wow!
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05/03/2011 08:38:33 PM
Wonderful shot. Great title.
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05/03/2011 06:37:56 PM
Very cute :)
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05/02/2011 10:53:07 PM
Well hello!
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05/02/2011 06:12:23 PM
love the shot, tack sharp and great use of the crop
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05/02/2011 06:07:21 PM
I love macro bug shots! Nice.
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05/02/2011 05:25:09 PM
definite wow
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05/02/2011 03:07:26 PM
HA! Must be camera shy looking away like that.
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05/02/2011 12:17:28 PM
Great title!
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05/02/2011 09:28:00 AM
Amazing.
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05/02/2011 03:10:29 AM
Beautifully photographed.
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05/02/2011 01:26:49 AM
Great stuff.
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05/02/2011 01:21:52 AM
These guys are so incredibly photogenic. And green.
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