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Great-granddaddy's toolbox
Great-granddaddy's toolbox
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2012-11 (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: Nov 30, 2012
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 0.8
Date Uploaded: Nov 30, 2012

single capture

initial adjustments using Capture NX2
-rotate
-spot adjust brightness/contrast

additional adjustments using Color Efex Pro
-Bleach Bypass
-Lighten Center
-B&W Conversion
-Glamour Glow
-Detail Extractor

final spot touch up (brightness/contrast/saturation), crop, size and save for DPC using Capture NX2

Statistics
Place: 9 out of 203
Avg (all users): 6.7652
Avg (commenters): 8.2308
Avg (participants): 6.6235
Avg (non-participants): 7.1667
Views since voting: 904
Views during voting: 191
Votes: 115
Comments: 18
Favorites: 1 (view)


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AuthorThread
12/08/2012 09:49:37 PM
So warm and welcoming - like a memory. Congratulations on the top ten, Mark.
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12/08/2012 01:05:23 PM
I was hoping this would do well. The lighting and the processing are superb.
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12/08/2012 08:55:28 AM
So pleased to see this finish in the top 10. Outstanding composition, wonderful lighting, perfect processing.
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12/08/2012 04:10:02 AM
WD on your TT in a FS!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/06/2012 09:32:22 PM
Beautiful still life. The light is exquisite.
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12/06/2012 09:21:15 PM
Very nice tones.
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12/05/2012 05:04:19 PM
All I can say is... WoW
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12/04/2012 03:59:37 AM
I like this, it tells the story to match the title., sharp, good colors and contrast.
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12/03/2012 11:01:01 PM
Very, very nice. Lots of details.
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12/03/2012 01:28:55 PM
Lovely image, good composition and light, great processing.
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12/03/2012 10:33:17 AM
Voted earlier coming back to comment.

This is a superb still life. Lighting is fabulous. The rough texture of the wood and the details of the old & rusted tools are illuminated perfectly. The tools may be old but this picture brings them back into the light of day such that they are no longer forgotten. Well done.
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12/03/2012 08:49:33 AM
half of the keyboard warriors nowadays wouldn't know what to do with most of these tools, great shot
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12/02/2012 07:54:41 PM
You lit this absolutely perfect. It's great to see these old tools. Just imagine the things they built.
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12/01/2012 11:53:48 PM
Beautiful classic still.
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12/01/2012 06:46:26 PM
Phenomenal lighting, my favorite entry this month. If only they could talk.
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12/01/2012 12:28:26 PM
Excellent still life study
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12/01/2012 03:41:41 AM
PP perfection!
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12/01/2012 03:09:22 AM
Great collection of tools well photographed good color and composition i like how you took the time too set it all up (if thats what you did)..good lighting as well ..Congrats
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