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Study in Black and Light
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Challenge: Black & White III (Advanced Editing V)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Nov 12, 2006
Aperture: 3.2
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Black and White
Date Uploaded: Nov 12, 2006

Black and clear film and linen-tester on light table, lit from the bottom only.

-Tripod and timer
-WB set to fluorescent
-Macro mode
-Cropped a little from right and bottom
-Cloned-out remnants of crop/registration marks near top edge
-RGB Curve
-Reduce for DPC
-USM at 88%/0.8 dia
-USM at 88%/0.8 dia (second application)
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 9/10 = 136kb

Resized original:

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Statistics
Place: 330 out of 424
Avg (all users): 5.0723
Avg (commenters): 5.8333
Avg (participants): 4.9455
Avg (non-participants): 5.3214
Views since voting: 762
Views during voting: 237
Votes: 166
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/16/2006 02:39:51 PM
Duble Entendre! Nice!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2006 10:47:33 PM
I think sharper focus would have helped this image really jump off the page
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2006 03:38:37 PM
High contrast subject doesn't make for a great B&W photo. If you had zoomed in tight on the magnifier perhaps you could have found your middle tones.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/14/2006 09:50:52 AM
Definatly meets the challenge well the stark clear whites and pure blacks really stand out. I would like to have seen it completly fill the frame but still very nice.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/13/2006 07:02:01 PM
love the contrast on this shot ... very sharp. well done
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/13/2006 10:28:30 AM
Very snappy and contrasty, but the subject in the middle seems kind of off. I don't know what it is and I think that something else might have worked better. As a sharp image you get high marks, but not enough midtones to make this a great black and white, and subject is uninteresting.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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