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Rainbow In The Fountain
Rainbow In The Fountain
TommyMoe21


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Challenge: Art of 2014 (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: The Belagio fountains, Las Vegas, NV
Date: Oct 6, 2014
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/5000
Date Uploaded: Feb 5, 2015

Shot RAW. Opened in LR5. Run through Nik HDR Efex Pro2 as a one shot HDR. Back in LR5, colors tweaked and converted to JPG. In PSCS6, resized and border added.

Statistics
Place: 54 out of 141
Avg (all users): 5.6742
Avg (commenters): 6.7500
Avg (participants): 5.6667
Avg (non-participants): 5.7000
Views since voting: 170
Views during voting: 195
Votes: 89
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)


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08/09/2015 12:05:34 PM
*Hello from Sid and the Critique Club*

A knobbled attempt that I assume meets the challenge.

I say assume because the assumption is that this is your best art shot of the year and a very good one it was too, I also say was, because what you started with had enough potential and attraction to just tweak it in a minor way to get the very best quality out of it. Unfortunately what you have done in post processing is, for me, far too heavy handed it has destroyed most of the original quality that was surely there for perfecting.

I can see why you were tempted to take it too far you obviously wanted to get the best out of the lovely rainbow but to get it to this you have sacrificed everything else in the image. I don't want to labour the point anymore than I already have, I'll just say, sorry, the end result is just not for me, as you can see from one of your commenters who loves it we are not all the same, Sid.
02/22/2015 06:24:24 AM
Gosh, I can't believe where this finished. It still blows me away.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/21/2015 08:00:46 PM
The colors fascinate me - I know it's not a selective color image but the first impression is of just that
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02/21/2015 07:41:32 PM
I love seeing stuff like this. But it seems like such a harsh treatment of such a delicate thing
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02/21/2015 04:21:48 PM
Would love to see this reprocessed with the same color levels but a lot less structuring.
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02/19/2015 02:12:42 AM
Just fabulous! What do I love about it? Everything! I don't think that I can adequately express how much I love this. This is a stand alone 10 from me, in a challenge with other shots that I would normally have given 10. As I can't give you 11, I have to adjust the other scores downwards. This just stays with me long after I leave it.
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02/15/2015 10:43:56 PM
Interesting image!
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