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Challenge: Glasses (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8D
Location: My kitchen
Date: Jan 18, 2009
Aperture: f8
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/60 s
Galleries: Still Life, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jan 20, 2009

Found these black and white sunglasses recently in our local "if you want junk, we've got it" shop. I was looking for some dracula teeth for my husband to wear in the personality challenge. Lucky for him they didn't have any in stock ;-)
I read recently in one of the forum threads that levels are fine when post processing but curves are something else. I gave them a try on this pic and it makes quite a difference - wish I'd found this out sooner.
The score was at 5.2 - 5.5 for the first two days then slowly crawled its way up to around 6.5.
Thanks for that and the comments and the very unexpected ribbon!! YIPPEEEE!!

Statistics
Place: 2 out of 134
Avg (all users): 6.5069
Avg (commenters): 7.4444
Avg (participants): 6.2931
Avg (non-participants): 6.5849
Views since voting: 4961
Views during voting: 343
Votes: 217
Comments: 37
Favorites: 4 (view)


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01/31/2009 12:17:38 PM
really nice - better than that!! Congratulations
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01/31/2009 06:07:10 AM
Brilliant shot, congrats!
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01/30/2009 11:38:55 AM
Congrats on another ribbon! What an extremely cool pair of sunnies....Great image!
I'm a bit concerned to hear that you've just discovered 'curves', now we have another reason to be very afraid! LOL!!
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01/29/2009 03:35:29 PM
Congrats Irene. I don't get the comment about levels and curves...what did you do differently?

ETA: Oh, you just discovered curves! Ouch...

Message edited by author 2009-01-29 15:36:35.
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01/29/2009 09:51:46 AM
It must be the cameraand lens! I've got to get one like it. Nice idea with the Zebra watching glasses.
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01/29/2009 02:49:14 AM
Congrats on another one :O) Great start to the new year... this would've made a great B&W-in-color candidate! Super use of lines.
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01/29/2009 01:31:50 AM
Ayyeeee! Irene found curves. :(
;)
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01/29/2009 01:31:22 AM
This is fantastic...congrats on a non-waterdrop image...LMAO!!!!!
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01/29/2009 12:10:56 AM
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hmmmmmmmm .. seems ken's all prepared for when you get ribbons now .. :)
that's not only funny but a great compliment .. :)
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01/28/2009 08:42:09 PM
What a spectacle(er) image.....8>)

Well done......really zany and unique composition. You really know how to knock 'em dead, dear lady! Woo hoo!
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01/28/2009 02:05:12 PM
Now those are some seriously fun glasses lol. You have got to get someone to wear these and pose in a portrait pic - I would love to see that. What a fun pairing with that striped background. Congrats on the ribbon!
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01/28/2009 12:08:57 PM
Super stylish shot. Congratz on the Red.
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01/28/2009 10:33:51 AM
Congrats Irene !! Very funky and different if I may say so.
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01/28/2009 09:28:03 AM
So this is the first time you've used curves?
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01/28/2009 09:25:20 AM
Congratulations on the ribbon, love the composition and love those glasses! In a couple of months there won't be room on your profile page for all your ribbons!
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01/28/2009 07:36:09 AM
Once again Superb!
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01/28/2009 07:33:50 AM
Very nice, congats on the ribbon.
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01/28/2009 03:55:58 AM
Excellent work Irene, congrats on a well deserved ribbon!
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01/28/2009 02:51:56 AM
very nice, for me it would be better a blu ribbon!
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01/28/2009 02:48:31 AM
Irene, your studio shots never fail to impress. :) Congrats.
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01/28/2009 02:09:53 AM
Congratulations! Beautiful Patterns & shapes.
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01/28/2009 01:31:07 AM
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01/28/2009 01:14:42 AM
wow irene .. you've done it again .. !!!
a brilliant & imaginative idea translated into a fantastic image ..
congrats on a great place in the challenge .... :)
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01/28/2009 12:56:50 AM
I think the REAL challenge for you will be to enter in a challenge and not win a ribbon :)
Congrats.
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01/28/2009 12:10:35 AM
What cool sunglasses!!! Congrats on your ribbon with this beautifully composed shot!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/24/2009 02:00:16 PM
lol great shot,
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01/23/2009 05:01:09 PM
Very cool! Love the lines w/ the pattern! 10
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01/23/2009 03:36:40 PM
Groovy. Great composition.
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01/23/2009 10:14:02 AM
now that is fun!!!
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01/22/2009 05:07:52 PM
#1 pick for this challenge. Congrats love it.
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01/22/2009 06:30:28 AM
one of my favorites..i like the idea..10 from me
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01/22/2009 01:51:20 AM
now that is on helluva sunglasses. masterful exposure, excellent idea, and perfect subject for bw. should place high
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01/21/2009 04:51:03 PM
Excellent affect. I like the whole black and white in colour thing here if that makes any sense at all lol
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01/21/2009 04:11:58 PM
Another great shot. Just commenting right now.

Still like it, but it has some great competition.
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01/21/2009 12:49:11 PM
I gave this a 6 on my first pass but upgraded it to an 8 on my second pass. The image is very sharp and certainly eye popping in DPC fashion. Great idea and an excellent result!!
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01/21/2009 11:09:22 AM
awesome camouflage!
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01/21/2009 03:56:43 AM
I love zebras...in every way..this picture also makes me very dizzy in every way..GREAT WORK
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