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Winding Curves
Winding Curves
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Challenge: Leading Lines VI (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-500D Rebel T1i
Location: Berea, OH
Date: Apr 6, 2013
Aperture: 11.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: Various
Date Uploaded: Apr 7, 2013

While driving home from a camera club meeting, I was stopped for a light when I noticed the winding road passing under several railroad bridges. I had been on this road before but never noticed this view.
I took several sets of three exposures. I liked this set the best, so I used Photomatix to create and tone-map the HDR image. Then I used Photoshop to crop, saturate the color of the grass, clone out some minor imperfections, and do a little dodging and burning. I considered converting the image to black and white, but I think the color image does a better job of drawing the eye to the winding curve in the distance.

Statistics
Place: 40 out of 129
Avg (all users): 5.8989
Avg (commenters): 6.6000
Avg (participants): 5.9167
Avg (non-participants): 5.8780
Views since voting: 217
Views during voting: 177
Votes: 89
Comments: 5
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/14/2013 09:04:31 PM
Great view. I'm not fond of the over-processed look.
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04/14/2013 02:19:42 PM
The eye is really drawn down the road and through the twists and turns
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/14/2013 12:58:41 AM
What a unique place!!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/12/2013 03:45:57 PM
Leading lines lost in echoing arches.
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04/08/2013 04:52:29 PM
Well spotted great photo opportunity, very nice
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