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Fruit Of The Month - June Blueberries
Fruit Of The Month - June Blueberries
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Calendar III (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: New Jersey
Date: Jun 12, 2011
Aperture: f/10
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60s
Galleries: Nature, Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Jun 12, 2011

I had to add a little pp "ripening" for the challenge, but the real ones will be ready by month's end... Yum!

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Place: 30 out of 127
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Votes: 116
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/19/2011 08:52:45 PM
I like the water droplets on this but the left side is a bit distracting. Just my opinion. Berries look good though! Mmmm blueberry waffles! NOM NOM NOM!!!
06/15/2011 04:21:34 PM
Great clarity on the berries. I think I would have cropped a bit of the leaves out though.
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06/13/2011 02:41:10 PM
Very good use of DoF to put the focal point right on your subject. For blueberries they seem a hair green. It seems the entire picture has a green cast on it perhaps due to the reflection of the light off the green foliage. Not sure how to counter that except to selectively lower the green channel in PP.
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06/13/2011 01:02:56 PM
Yummmm!!! This is really lovely, although it feel like there's a lack of brightness. The whole image seems a bit dark.
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06/13/2011 11:06:03 AM
That would be a fun calendar, and this would be a wonderful shot for it.
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06/13/2011 01:29:37 AM
At first glance I thought this was going to be boring with the out of focus leaves on the left side, but as I switched to the next image I caught a glance at the blueberries. Those are gorgeous!

I don't know if a different crop would help with this composition or not. As it is, even though the leaves are not in focus they dominate nearly a whole half of the screen. Since I scan an image left to right my eyes got bored by the time they got to the blueberries and had already sent the signal to my brain to hit the next button.
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