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Challenge: You Name It! (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Lens: Canon 12x IS USM (S3 IS built-in Lens) -- 36-432mm (35mm EQ)
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA
Date: Jul 7, 2013
Aperture: 4.00
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Science and Technology, Astrophotography
Date Uploaded: Jul 9, 2013

Someone viewing Venus through telescope at Griffith Observatory.

-Handheld, manual mode
-FL 52.8mm (35mm EQ)
-Separate masks for sky and interior
-Curves through masks to darken sky and shift colors
-Add noise to sky
-USM to sky area to accentuate noise
-Resize
-Curve to further darken sky area
-USM to interior at 66%/0.6 dia/TH = 5 (applied twice)
-A little bruning to tone down sharpening halos
-SaveAs JPEG at 100% quality = 282KB

File: Viewer_IMG_6666-DPCusm.jpg

My own first choice of title would be a quote from Oscar Wilde:

"We are all in the gutter, but some of us are looking at the stars."

Statistics
Place: 51 out of 115
Avg (all users): 6.0183
Avg (commenters): 6.2549
Avg (participants): 5.9365
Avg (non-participants): 6.1304
Views since voting: 755
Views during voting: 251
Votes: 109
Comments: 56
Favorites: 0


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07/19/2013 01:53:55 PM
Congrats on the bling, Paul!!!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/16/2013 11:55:23 PM
works
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07/16/2013 11:33:16 PM
Madame Pascal
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07/16/2013 11:08:59 PM
Fleshy Perceptivator


I'm hanging this in my fantasy art gallery.

artpost.jpg
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07/16/2013 11:04:30 PM
Voted earlier coming back to comment.

My suggestion: Glimpse of the Cosmos
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07/16/2013 09:58:21 PM
Hi Kirk
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07/16/2013 09:30:33 PM
Are We Alone?

Lovely photo.
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07/16/2013 08:06:15 PM
it's weird that we have a pair shot here, can't wait to see who shared the trip.

Oh yeah, "Macroscope"
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07/16/2013 06:57:42 PM
Space, The Final Frontier
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07/16/2013 05:41:16 PM
Contact
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07/15/2013 02:24:51 PM
Eyes To The Sky
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07/15/2013 09:49:51 AM
Looking For Forever
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07/15/2013 09:42:06 AM
looking for the stars
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07/14/2013 09:55:14 PM
Voyeur Deluxe
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07/14/2013 01:45:49 PM
Explorer
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07/13/2013 10:04:58 PM
beyond
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07/13/2013 05:32:13 PM
This is so much stronger than my specs!
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07/13/2013 04:10:03 AM
Hot Telescope

Re photo - very warm colors
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07/13/2013 02:18:12 AM
L'impossible!
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07/12/2013 06:07:43 PM
I see it !
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07/12/2013 11:55:56 AM
"You are the dreamer, . . . and the dream."

-Joseph Sisko - Star Trek DS9 S:6 E:13
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07/12/2013 07:45:56 AM
"Outlook"
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07/12/2013 01:22:56 AM
Counting the Stars
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07/11/2013 11:27:41 PM
Ultimate star gazing
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07/11/2013 07:51:42 PM
Not your typical kit lens
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07/11/2013 04:38:25 PM
Outer Limits
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07/11/2013 03:08:37 PM
'You Can Have One Of These In Any Colour As Long As It's Orange'
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07/11/2013 11:28:41 AM
I spy
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07/11/2013 10:37:33 AM
To Touch the Stars
Voted earlier; back to comment.
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07/11/2013 07:48:27 AM
peeping tom
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07/11/2013 07:35:21 AM
Vast expanse
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07/11/2013 02:03:20 AM
"Peeking At The Neighbours"
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07/11/2013 01:43:31 AM
looking into the past
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07/10/2013 11:08:04 PM
"To Infinity and Beyond!"
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07/10/2013 10:33:43 PM
Galaxies
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07/10/2013 07:25:09 PM
Hahaha! I know where YOU were. Not sure how you got the "stars" though....
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07/10/2013 07:20:01 PM
eye on the universe
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07/10/2013 05:47:35 PM
Starlight, Starbright
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07/10/2013 05:37:22 PM
4,123,582, 4,123,583, 4,123,584, 27, CRAP!
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07/10/2013 03:58:58 PM
tiny dots
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07/10/2013 03:57:32 PM
"to infinity and beyond"
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07/10/2013 03:57:05 PM
Un masked
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07/10/2013 03:51:49 PM
In a Galaxy Far, Far Away
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07/10/2013 03:45:50 PM
The eyes to the universe.
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07/10/2013 03:12:57 PM
I can see Uranus
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07/10/2013 01:54:02 PM
searching for that comet
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07/10/2013 01:10:38 PM
The discovery
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07/10/2013 01:01:19 PM
Starlight Starbright
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07/10/2013 11:51:52 AM
Night gazing.

What is with the weird jaggy edges?
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07/10/2013 11:02:56 AM
Keep your eyes on the stars, and your feet on the ground
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07/10/2013 10:01:49 AM
Looking at the Sky of Diamonds
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07/10/2013 08:41:32 AM
Looks like ET to me.
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07/10/2013 03:38:13 AM
our future
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07/10/2013 03:17:52 AM
Now all I need is the illudium Q-36 explosive space modulator
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07/10/2013 01:59:35 AM
Is there anybody out there?
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07/10/2013 12:18:27 AM
Eye Spy with my...
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