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Bright night
3rd PlaceBright night
gisli


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study XV (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Canon
Location: Olafsfjordur
Date: Nov 7, 2006
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 100
Shutter: 27 sec
Date Uploaded: Nov 15, 2006

Converted from raw with Photoshop CS2, curves, selective colors, crop and turn and usm in photoshop and neat image noise cleaner.

Thanx for all the comments and votes that got me the yellow. This picture is taken the same night just 9 minutes later than my red ribbon "Moonlight" in Reflections Without Mirrors III.

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 501
Avg (all users): 7.3148
Avg (commenters): 8.5714
Avg (participants): 7.2593
Avg (non-participants): 7.4259
Views since voting: 9818
Views during voting: 273
Votes: 162
Comments: 40
Favorites: 13 (view)


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11/04/2007 09:35:00 PM
incredible shot, lovely lighting, love the colors and composition, just an awesome shot, you have a great portfolio as well, very fun to look through
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12/14/2006 12:54:10 PM
Where was this taken? An inredible shot of an equally incredible place.
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12/13/2006 05:14:05 PM
really nice!
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12/12/2006 01:24:14 AM
awesome Gisli...Sigma make a great lens don't they. Well done on the ribbon and a great score...3 out of 501 images is a great achievement
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12/09/2006 11:57:48 PM
Well done, kudos
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12/09/2006 07:51:32 AM
Congratulations on your ribbon with this beautiful shot
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12/09/2006 01:21:05 AM
voted 7, thought the clouds looked a little funky, otherwise could of been a 9 or 10. great image
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12/08/2006 11:13:46 PM
Walks away with the imagination and leaves one howling at the moon! Congratulations on your Yellow.
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12/08/2006 10:07:22 PM
lovely shot congrats on your ribbon :o)
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12/08/2006 06:21:32 PM
gorgeous shot...congrats
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12/08/2006 02:37:20 PM
Stunning photograph, congratulations on winning the yellown ribbon.
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12/08/2006 02:09:44 PM
very beautiful , Congrats!
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12/08/2006 09:00:55 AM
Beautiful!! Happy to see this on the front page - Congrats!!
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12/08/2006 06:27:03 AM
Congrats dude, gold on lmk and yellow here, must be a color that really fit´s this shot :) Too bad we couldn´t have gotten a third Icelander in the blue ribbon seat, would have been cool to finally have a challenge that Icelanders get all ribbons.
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12/08/2006 05:10:21 AM
I'm so glad this did well because it was one of my favorites. Congrats on your ribbon and well done!
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12/08/2006 05:05:28 AM
Congrats, Gísli. Stunnig image from Ólafsfjörður, not the first time you capture this scenary so beautifully. Verðskuldaður borði!
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12/08/2006 04:58:25 AM
This is one of the most beautiful images I've ever seen. Congratulations on your well deserved ribbon.
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12/08/2006 03:17:17 AM
Great shot, congrats to your well deserved ribbon!
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12/08/2006 01:56:24 AM
Oh my God, that's beautiful! Who the hell gave it a three and a four?
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12/08/2006 01:12:29 AM
Very nice shot. Congrats on your Yellow.
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12/08/2006 12:18:37 AM
Loved this, glad it brought you a ribbon! Congrats!
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12/08/2006 12:18:23 AM
Congratulations on your pretty image and ribbon!
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12/08/2006 12:13:14 AM
Congrats. If I look closely I see there are millions of ribbons floating in that water. Keep up the great work.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/07/2006 11:43:02 PM
Simply beautiful. Every element works perfectly and you brought it together in a masterful way. Well done!
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12/07/2006 10:49:21 PM
Very nice tones on this.
Wow!
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12/07/2006 04:06:10 PM
Beautiful image! I love the comp. hint of stars. texture in the sand. looks unearthly (is that a word?!)
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12/05/2006 11:04:44 PM
I'm guessing this is one of you Iceland guys/gals. Beautiful, surreal, not fair! :-p 8 for now
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12/05/2006 04:45:15 PM
I like it!
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12/05/2006 02:28:10 PM
Looks like something right out of a sci-fi flick. Great composition and exposure for a very beautiful photograph!
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12/05/2006 09:47:52 AM
Wow - awesome shot!! Beautifully done!
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12/04/2006 04:52:03 PM
This is so stunning it takes my breath away! There's not one thing about this that isn't over-the-top flawless! I would give this a 20 if it went up that high! 10
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12/04/2006 05:43:10 AM
Nice, clean, pleasing shot.
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12/03/2006 06:58:16 PM
Very ribbon worthy!
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12/03/2006 09:44:20 AM
Makes me feel like I'm on the moon! Very surreal this one.
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12/03/2006 01:38:33 AM
Great job on the exposure! Makes for a well balanced image.
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12/03/2006 12:51:23 AM
Very dramatic. I love how the stillness of the water contrasts with the motion of the clouds.
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12/01/2006 08:54:37 PM
Interesing-looking place, sort of sci-fi feel to the pic.
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12/01/2006 02:48:43 PM
This is an incredable shot! Crisp and deep colors. I like the reflections. 10
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12/01/2006 09:14:31 AM
Must be Iceland. LOL Lovely rich tones. Love the starry sky. Nice perspective.
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12/01/2006 08:56:29 AM
Awesome light and exposure for this image! Great job!
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