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Challenge: Broken Glass (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot G12
Location: Yendon Smash Repairs, Ballarat, Vic. Australia
Date: Jul 31, 2015
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/640
Date Uploaded: Aug 1, 2015

I went to my son's wrecking yard on the off chance that I'd find some broken glass ;-) Luckily I was there as the sun started setting, and it was reflected in this shattered windscreen.

Duplicate layer
High pass, blend mode soft light, Flatten, Duplicate
Filter Forge vibrance
Erase the blue bits at about 50%
Paste in another version in which I used Topaz detail and a slight increase in yellow via hue/saturation,
Blend mode normal 50%
Flatten, duplicate
Sharpen edges
Blend mode darken, flatten
Image size, sfw.

Place: 3 out of 38
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Avg (commenters): 0.0000
Avg (participants): 6.1818
Avg (non-participants): 6.3111
Views since voting: 1053
Views during voting: 129
Votes: 67
Comments: 6
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08/18/2015 06:47:56 PM
Congratulations on a fine finish, Marion. Delighted to see you win that ribbon and with such a grand image.
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08/17/2015 11:55:14 AM
nice capture Marion...glad it did so well.
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08/15/2015 06:40:19 PM
Never would have thought a broken windshield could look so good. Nicely done!
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08/14/2015 12:20:42 PM
Love the geometry and tones!
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08/14/2015 12:51:24 AM
Another entry that has beautiful matching colour for its ribbon. And a beautiful shot it is. Congrats!
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08/14/2015 12:24:35 AM
Ah a ribbon without a comment!

Your sons' wrecking yard has come in handy, congrats!
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