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Challenge: You +1 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Location: Berkeley, California, USA
Date: Sep 24, 2011
Aperture: 2.71
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/101
Galleries: Family, Portraiture
Date Uploaded: Sep 24, 2011

With my friends Dave and Kate's daughter Celia, 8-1/2 years apart.

As seems to be the case with almost every challenge, I knew I already had a picture which fit the desciption -- in this case I was able to find both a print of it and Celia willing to recreate it.

-Handheld (tilt-swivel LCD very handy for this!)
-Manual mode
-FL 36mm (35mm EQ)
-RGB and Blue/Yellow Curves, masked from old picture
-Extra Curves to Celia's eyes to lighten a bit
-Slight Dodge to catchlight
-Minor cloning, dodging and desaturation to moustache
-USM at 16%/64 dia/TH = 0
-USM at 88%/0.8 dia/TH = 5 (applied twice)
-Enlarge Canvas to make black border
-Resize
-USM at 66%/0.6 dia (applied three times)
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 8/10 = 253KB

Statistics
Place: 47 out of 96
Avg (all users): 5.6746
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.7917
Avg (non-participants): 5.6398
Views since voting: 954
Views during voting: 427
Votes: 209
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)


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12/05/2014 04:28:04 PM
Nice.
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09/16/2013 09:35:54 PM
This is cool.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/01/2011 10:47:45 AM
Really sweet! I hope you keep this up for years to come - you'll have a lovely collection!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/30/2011 09:02:14 AM
This is amazing ....:)
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09/30/2011 01:52:09 AM
Two Three thumbs up! Just lovely and a great concept.
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09/29/2011 01:45:44 PM
I'm going to guess here...but is this Paul??? Great picture with your Daughter (???)
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09/28/2011 03:50:37 PM
Like an idiot my first thought was "I really like this picture but the border is horrible." It took me a couple of looks for it to really sink in.
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