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Challenge: Transitions II (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Olympus D-490Z
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Jun 12, 2007
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 167
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Sky
Date Uploaded: Jun 13, 2007

Sunset over Mt. Tamalpais and Marin County from the Oakland Hills. The bright speck is the planet Venus. Perhaps not all that "creative" but I was up against the (soon to be delayed) deadline.

-Handheld
-Noise-reduction with PictureCooler
-RGB Curve
Cropped a tiny bit from bottom and left to get rid of a light right on the edge
-Resize for DPC
-USM at 88%/0.8 dia/TH = 5
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 10/10 = 110kb

Resized original: Copyrighted_Image_Reuse_Prohibited_864637.jpg

Statistics
Place: 65 out of 304
Avg (all users): 5.9797
Avg (commenters): 6.9167
Avg (participants): 5.9692
Avg (non-participants): 5.9880
Views since voting: 758
Views during voting: 222
Votes: 148
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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06/20/2007 01:13:45 PM
Darn, I thought this (almost literally) last-minute snapshot was going to top 6.
06/20/2007 12:05:46 AM
Nicely done!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/19/2007 03:34:09 PM
is it a northern star?
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06/18/2007 09:24:09 PM
Nice transition sky...
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06/18/2007 04:16:52 PM
Lovely sky, but there's not enough impact in the rest of the picture.
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06/17/2007 03:51:12 AM
Amazing capture with so rich colors
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06/16/2007 10:45:45 AM
very nice love the shot
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06/15/2007 09:46:55 AM
wonderful use of negative space, love the colours
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06/15/2007 03:47:40 AM
Nice concept - it expresses the challenge subject well. Perhaps a location that didn't have the lights in the foreground would be better. Also,getting some more exposure into the foreground might make it pop as a transitional subject more - really highlight that change from light to dark.
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06/14/2007 07:56:12 PM
good capture of the full range of light from the horizon to the blackness of space.
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06/14/2007 12:42:39 PM
nice capture of the color tranistion.
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06/14/2007 08:53:55 AM
Beautiful shot! Great colors and the star is a nice touch. Well done.
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06/14/2007 07:30:24 AM
Nice photograph. Great colours and DOF. Very well done. 9
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06/14/2007 12:30:51 AM
Simple but right on for transitions contest. psart
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