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Mr. Mallard in the Primordial Pond
Mr. Mallard in the Primordial Pond

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study IX (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S5000 Z
Location: Wilmington, NC
Date: Nov 24, 2005
Aperture: F 3.2
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/480
Galleries: Abstract, Animals
Date Uploaded: Nov 29, 2005

A snap shot taken while on a walk through the park. I really liked the way the water looked with the Green swirling reflections.

Post processing:
color balance
hue and sat.
darken eye and reflection
color duck bill

Place: 488 out of 519
Avg (all users): 4.4770
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 4.3707
Avg (non-participants): 4.7564
Views since voting: 569
Views during voting: 376
Votes: 283
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/07/2005 10:00:18 PM
Saturation turned up beyond a believable natural level.
12/06/2005 09:16:26 AM
seems a tad over exposed. good luck!
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12/06/2005 03:43:26 AM
Nice colors and interesting reflections. Could use some more sharpness.
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12/04/2005 07:21:23 PM
Bit blown out on the body of the duck, I like the water, surreal looking.
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12/04/2005 12:04:42 PM
Some may say to processed etc. but I think this was your goal as the duck has emerged from this pool of life.Nice crop and reflection of the mallards head.Good luck on this. -8-
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12/03/2005 08:43:10 PM
Little blown out on head. Like the water texture.
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12/02/2005 09:13:32 AM
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12/01/2005 01:25:09 AM
nice use of rule of thirds
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12/01/2005 12:08:30 AM
It looks like the hue & saturation was over done on the green... of course, it could just be the glare of the sun.
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