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Smoke Dancer
Smoke Dancer
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Complementary Colors IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Ledyard, CT
Date: Nov 27, 2007
Aperture: f8
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Abstract, Textures
Date Uploaded: Nov 27, 2007

lit with 2 flashes, each with a colored gel. PP - opened RAW in ACR, adjusting white balance and tint. Rotated CW and cropped. layer for selective color to adjust orange and blue. layer for levels and curves. channel mixer layer to boost saturation. cloned out a few hot pixels. resize, added border, save for web.

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 172
Avg (all users): 6.8579
Avg (commenters): 7.5714
Avg (participants): 6.4211
Avg (non-participants): 7.0556
Views since voting: 3253
Views during voting: 319
Votes: 183
Comments: 13
Favorites: 1 (view)


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AuthorThread
12/05/2007 01:26:38 PM
Great job Steve! Congratulations on the beautiful shot and placement!
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12/05/2007 10:23:23 AM
This is another great smoke shot of yours, Steve (makes me want to break out the joss sticks ;-) Congrats on top 5 and your HM.
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12/05/2007 06:09:30 AM
Steve - Nice job on another great smoke shot, and congrats on a hard earned HM.
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12/05/2007 12:51:16 AM
Congrats, Steve! We knew it was special when we saw it. :) Two top 10s in a row - impressive. :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/02/2007 06:50:43 PM
Very beautiful contrast. The little bit that touches the bottom frame distracts the eye a bit I'm afraid.
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12/01/2007 07:59:57 AM
Nice, bright color contrast.
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11/29/2007 06:03:03 PM
I like it! Great idea.
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11/29/2007 05:37:54 PM
beautiful shot. love the colors and details.
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11/29/2007 04:36:48 AM
Perfect title. I love these wispy smoke images. Nicely done!!
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11/28/2007 09:58:37 PM
Very interesting effect. Nicely taken!
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11/28/2007 11:13:14 AM
how'd you do this, i like it a lot
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11/28/2007 06:06:57 AM
I have got to learn how to do this. nice 7
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11/28/2007 12:46:54 AM
well done -7
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