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Challenge: Barns, Farms or Rural Countrysides (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-450D Rebel XSi
Lens: Canon EF 40mm f/2.8 STM
Date: Sep 22, 2013
Date Uploaded: Sep 23, 2013


post-processing in Darktable 1.3:

Sharpen: R=2 A=0.5 Th=0.5

Local contrast: Coars=1 Contrast=14 detail=2

Shadows and highlights:
shadow = 43.82
high = -50
soften wih gaussian
radius = 100
compress = 50
shadow color adjustment = 100
highlights color adjustment = 50
blend off

crop and rotate

exposure: black=0.009 exp=-0.08EV

denoised profiled
Canon EOS 450D iso 200
non-local means
patch= 1
strength= 1

export in tiff 8 bit,

open in GIMP
resize to 800x800
save for web

I will be unavailable during the following two weeks, so I leave the original submitted in case that it is required by the SC.

Place: 45 out of 104
Avg (all users): 5.7217
Avg (commenters): 6.7143
Avg (participants): 5.4146
Avg (non-participants): 5.8919
Views since voting: 201
Views during voting: 207
Votes: 115
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/01/2013 03:35:13 PM
I know how he feels, good candid :-)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/30/2013 04:06:27 PM
I understand that it's his little frown that is the point of this shot, but I find myself staring at his eyes in any case and wishing they were a bit sharper (or perhaps not included in the crop?). I love his snotty little whiskers, what a cutie.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/30/2013 03:58:31 PM
Great detail! These cows are so funny! :)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/29/2013 07:12:46 AM
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09/28/2013 08:13:35 PM
Well hello, beautiful. ;)
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/27/2013 04:15:36 AM
Great catch
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/26/2013 11:34:21 AM
I love the closeup detail.
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09/25/2013 02:58:07 AM
made me laugh though !! Nice close up
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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