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Challenge: Industrial II (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2010 - CHALLENGES
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 16-35mm f/2.8L USM II
Location: Port Botany in Sydney
Date: Jul 25, 2010
Aperture: f13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Landscape, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Jul 27, 2010

[Aug. 2nd, 2010 11:00:34 PM]
i took this shot at Port Botany hoping for something challenge worthy ..
it was taken with the 16-35mm on the full frame .. i was tempted to delete it in camera coz i thought it was too boring .. i then changed over to my fancy new 15mm fisheye thinking i'd get a more interesting look, but when i saw them on the computer this is the one that worked best for the challenge ..

i wont be home when this rolls over tomorrow but its been a crazy week so far ..
thankyou everyone for the amazing votes and comments .. at the moment it's 7.2260 after 146 votes .. i'm really hoping it gets on my profile page so ppl dont think i just take insects and dogs .. !!

sorry for the long explanation but you should be used to it by now .. !!

after roll-over ..
THE BLUE .. THANKYOU EVERYONE ..
for rian 21.gif RianBotes ..
processing steps ..
opened jpeg in cs4 ..
scaled up background layer and rotated ..
topaz adjust ..
kodak airbrush ..
noise ninja .. and sharpened ..
adjustment layers in curves, hue and saturation, selective colour, brightness and contrast, black & white and levels ..
border and resized for challenge ..



Statistics
Place: 1 out of 116
Avg (all users): 7.2118
Avg (commenters): 7.9091
Avg (participants): 7.2182
Avg (non-participants): 7.2087
Views since voting: 5480
Views during voting: 310
Votes: 170
Comments: 54
Favorites: 5 (view)


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02/28/2011 04:04:07 PM
love this...all the rich, rich tones...
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08/09/2010 02:39:09 AM
Roz, congratulations on your blue ribbon and the fantastic shot!
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08/09/2010 01:40:00 AM
Finally had a chance to come and check this out...and I was not disappointed. Love the crunchy tones...top job sweet....go Aussies!
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08/08/2010 04:13:47 PM
Congratulations!! Super reflection, sparkly clean detail, and the black and white is perfect!
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08/06/2010 10:46:15 AM
Congrats Roz! I think I see a bug on the top left corner of that big crane in the middle of the shot. The puddle helped a lot with the composition in this.
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08/06/2010 02:56:30 AM
Well done Bugz [my new nickname for you :) but after this that might change]
Shows what's possible with a great initial image and Basic Rules.
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08/05/2010 03:27:19 PM
Congrats Roz, fantastic shot!!
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08/05/2010 01:49:00 PM
This is indeed stunning, your b/w processing is out of this world! Excellent work, Roz and many congrats on winning.
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08/05/2010 11:25:24 AM
Congrats, Roz! This stunning.

And... thanks for not entering a perfect bug shot in the Shallow DOF instead of this. *grin* No way I could compete with that.
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08/05/2010 10:25:45 AM
how on earth did I not see that you got the ribbon on this...I'm going blind in my old age...well congrats to you...such reflections...wow
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08/05/2010 09:06:43 AM
Look at you!! Fabulous, roz. I love the tonal range.
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08/05/2010 05:45:56 AM
Fantastic image roz. This shot highlights something that I have always known about you!!! You are a brilliant photographer with much much more in her repertoire then classic macro's. Once again you PP skills have added so much to this shot, great work.
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08/05/2010 01:30:16 AM
Great job roz. Well done!
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08/04/2010 05:09:16 PM
awesome!!! Congrats on a wonderful blue!!!
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08/04/2010 02:11:09 PM
Congrats with your blue ribbon (and the wonderful score). Wonderful contrasts here.
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08/04/2010 02:00:44 PM
Way to go!!!
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08/04/2010 10:02:44 AM
OMG ROZ! Congrats!! This is so amazing - the BW processing is through the roof. Reflections are always wildly popular and this one does not disappoint. Too awesome. OX
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08/04/2010 09:50:19 AM
Congratulations on such a fine finish for this superb photo.
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08/04/2010 09:38:01 AM
Congratulations to you Roz on this fantastic shot, I love the mood and the texture of the shot. The reflections are a great touch and it's nice that it wasn't windy for you on the day you shot this.

Famous on DPC (and other places I'm sure) for your macro shots for bugs and all things crawly it's nice that you ribbon with other photography as well (although I'd wager there is a bug or two in this shot if we could look closer :) you are so talented and I would like to thank you for your wonderful photographic contributions to DPC and your help over the years I've been here.

YOU ROCK ROZ!!!!!!

All the best to you and yours.

MAX!
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08/04/2010 08:41:53 AM
Great reflections Roz. Congrats!
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08/04/2010 08:23:51 AM
Congrats Rozzy. It looks nice. The high contrast B & W plus the reflection all works. Well done mate.
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08/04/2010 06:13:13 AM
Congrats on the Blue. Fantastic shot.
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08/04/2010 04:20:59 AM
Excellent one, love the reflections and the crisp B&W. Congrats on the blue!!!
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08/04/2010 03:41:43 AM
Congrats on the blue, fantastic b/w treatment
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08/04/2010 03:20:02 AM
Congrats on Blue Roz. Had to smile and be surprised when I saw your name below this shot (Have I not banned you from the site twice now? - nobody listens these days). Was one of my top 3. Would love to hear from you regarding processing steps on this shot.
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08/04/2010 03:10:04 AM
Congrats on your blue!!!
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08/04/2010 02:57:07 AM
You made an industrial plant/building look pretty.

You can stop now, you have done it all :)
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08/04/2010 02:41:48 AM
Fabulous Roz! Even the breeze cooperated by not blowing ripples on the water.
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08/04/2010 02:02:33 AM
Hey Congrats on the blue Roz!!! ...getting yourself quite a nice collection of ribbons there! : )
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08/04/2010 01:51:20 AM
Wow, congratulations Roz. Fantastic image, and just goes to show how expansive your repertoire is.
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08/04/2010 01:48:48 AM
Hey no coming over my way and stealing my locations...congrats:)
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08/04/2010 01:18:09 AM
Congrats! .. this was a real surprise coming from you and totally deserving of the blue!
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08/04/2010 01:16:38 AM
roz! You rocked this one! ...but you are still banned. :P
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08/04/2010 01:03:18 AM
way to go Roz! Congrats!!
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08/04/2010 12:48:00 AM
congrats on the BLUE! love the sharpness and the processing is wonderful, great photo!
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08/04/2010 12:19:30 AM
w00t! Go Roz! Beautiful crisp tones, and of course, a reflection that DPC loves :) Congratulations!
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08/04/2010 12:09:13 AM
Look at that. You made industry look beautiful. Congrats on the blue, Roz!
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08/04/2010 12:08:39 AM
Congrats on the blue!
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08/04/2010 12:06:22 AM
Stunning black and white image Roz! Wow. Glad you went for this one. congrats
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08/04/2010 12:05:30 AM
Congrats roz on a powerful entry and the blue. Great shot
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08/04/2010 12:04:35 AM
WOW - CONGRATULATIONS! Was a 9 from me. I would not have picked it as one of yours.

Love the B&W
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08/04/2010 12:04:11 AM
Congrats... So Close ;)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/03/2010 05:40:35 PM
Great contrast and fantastic sky. 8
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08/02/2010 09:05:21 PM
This is a great image in black and white.
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08/02/2010 12:08:58 PM
Nice tones, 7
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08/01/2010 10:30:59 PM
My favorite so far. Love the reflections
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08/01/2010 02:03:52 AM
Great reflection and well seen.
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07/31/2010 05:42:17 AM
Top contender in my books. I think you made the right choice in doing this B&W. Really really like this. 9
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07/30/2010 10:45:10 AM
Great mono image.
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07/29/2010 09:06:47 PM
I like the starkness.
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07/29/2010 09:00:03 PM
This would be wonderful as a print!! Great job! 9
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07/29/2010 02:26:48 PM
Wow. There are few who can get just quite this level of detail into a DPC shot... And an Aussie at that huh?

Very nicely done, my top pick, it's getting a 9 instead of a 10, only because the sky has been darkened a bit too much I think.. Otherwise an excellent, excellent, excellent image.
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07/28/2010 01:14:46 AM
aussie, aussie, aussie nice line, b & w works for this. Like it
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07/28/2010 12:08:12 AM
WONDERFUL reflection image! (voting later)
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