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Living in a Fog, Nothing to Say
Living in a Fog, Nothing to Say
jomari


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Challenge: Depression (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot G12
Location: Ballarat Botanical Gardens
Date: Mar 19, 2014
Aperture: 4.0
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/400
Date Uploaded: Mar 16, 2014

Shot through a magnifying glass.
This replaces my original submission which I realized I had taken 1 1/2 hours too early.
It's a bit more of a shoehorn than the first one was, in spite of being shot in the appropriate time frame. The appearance of a person is chance. It is all just foliage.


Open Picasa
Filtered black & white
Open PSCS3
Topaz adjust
Burn tool
Border
Duplicate layer
Topaz adjust again
Blending mode multiply 41%
Flatten
Image size, sfw

Statistics
Place: 52 out of 66
Avg (all users): 4.9306
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.6207
Avg (non-participants): 4.4651
Views since voting: 172
Views during voting: 210
Votes: 72
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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03/28/2014 01:36:46 PM
I gave out six 10's in this challenge, this was the only one that didn't make the top ten. Perhaps that makes this one the best of them all :) Beautifully done shot.
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03/28/2014 01:01:47 AM
I really thought this was the blue, but what do I know, I don't suffer from depression but when I saw this, it made me feel blue, well done, and very under-rated.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/27/2014 11:55:11 PM
Very depressed
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03/27/2014 09:07:32 PM
For such a tremendous title, and the most appropriate for the challenge, I wished for a more nuanced image.
The better the thought, the more I expect - the better the image, the harsher the critique. It's not fair in general but it's a high compliment.
bump
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03/23/2014 02:38:38 AM
yes,indeed that's how it is 10
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03/22/2014 10:37:16 PM
I like grainy blurry images, you know I do, but this is one time I think the photo should be in focus, so I can determine what expression they are emanating. I'm sure this is intentional though obviously. Still it leaves a lot to the imagination, and this is still one of my top picks, if not my top pick.
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