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Rocky Shore
Rocky Shore

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Challenge: Ansel Adams II (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Location: Oakland, California, USA
Date: Jan 17, 2009
Aperture: 3.51
ISO: Auto
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jan 20, 2009

I really wanted to call this White Cliffs of Oakland.

A nice "bookend" to my previous entry, Black Bluffs: [thumb]756340[/thumb]

Roots descending into a water-filled former quarry.

-Handheld, Tv mode
-Isolate Green Channel, convert to grayscale mode
-RGB/Black Curve
-Black Curve applied through graduated mask to foliage
-Crop from top and bottom to 3:2 ratio
-USM at 8%/64 dia/TH = 0
-USM at 66%/0.6 dia/TH = 5 (applied 3 times)
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 8/10 = 194KB

Place: 171 out of 219
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Views since voting: 715
Views during voting: 357
Votes: 233
Comments: 1
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/26/2009 07:32:39 AM
I think you might have went a little heavy in the unsharpen mask, Seems a little un-natural.

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