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Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun. - John Lennon
Yeah we all shine on, like the moon, and the stars, and the sun. - John Lennon
Ken


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Balloons (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-7D
Lens: Sigma 10-20mm f/4-5.6 EX DC HSM for Canon
Location: Michigan City, IN
Date: Apr 14, 2010
Aperture: F/11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Galleries: Emotive, Children
Date Uploaded: Apr 18, 2010

The wind and model didn't cooperate but this sort of turned out how I envisioned it. I lit with two flashes, gelled orange and camera set to tungsten.

convert from raw
lots of dodging/burning and color/luminosity changes
nik efex tonal contrast on whole pic, one additional time on girl
levels
curves
clone out two tiny boats
rotate
crop
reduce noise on all but girl's dress
resize
sharpen
save for web

Statistics
Place: 20 out of 329
Avg (all users): 6.4757
Avg (commenters): 7.5455
Avg (participants): 6.4545
Avg (non-participants): 6.5238
Views since voting: 3026
Views during voting: 401
Votes: 206
Comments: 17
Favorites: 0


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03/15/2012 03:53:59 PM
Awesome shot.
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06/06/2011 11:51:17 AM
Wonderful and magical.
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04/28/2010 03:05:26 AM
Congrats with top 20 out of 328 Ken. I love the shot!
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04/26/2010 12:24:55 AM
Beautiful image, Ken! Congrats on top 20.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/25/2010 11:35:22 AM
Very beautifully done
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04/21/2010 10:23:30 PM
not to fond of over powering flash outdoors. this works. 6
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04/21/2010 08:55:50 PM
Beautiful image. I love the brightness of the balloon and the colors of the sky.
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04/21/2010 07:43:18 AM
Beautiful job on the processing
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04/20/2010 10:14:05 PM
Very well done. Beautiful scene and Light. Nice processing.
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04/20/2010 04:10:09 PM
great deep color- top 10
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04/20/2010 09:26:50 AM
is the white thing in girl hand the balloon ? Not voting
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04/20/2010 07:20:16 AM
cool idea - beauitful hue in the sky
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04/20/2010 12:24:26 AM
Thats a great shot,10
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04/19/2010 02:28:51 PM
Great idea with the moon, but too much light from the back and no light from the moon. You could have removed the shadow or clone it backwards. 7
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04/19/2010 01:28:04 PM
Very nice image. I only wish to see a little string to make me believe that it is a balloon. 7
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04/19/2010 09:23:40 AM
This photo has Shannon written all over it, from the magical concept to the cute kiddo. Well done. 8
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04/19/2010 08:19:17 AM
AWWW - love the song reference. This is kind of thought provoking. :)
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