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Fabric Comes to Life

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Challenge: Fantasy (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-10D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Sacramento, CA
Date: Jan 22, 2006
Aperture: f/13
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/2 sec
Date Uploaded: Jan 22, 2006

Post in PS:
-layer mask/desaturate

Place: 38 out of 109
Avg (all users): 5.7943
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.4545
Avg (non-participants): 5.8981
Views since voting: 1187
Views during voting: 675
Votes: 282
Comments: 19
Favorites: 0

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02/08/2006 11:05:07 AM
Thank you to the critique club for your time and dedication. The lighting was done in a homemade light box. The frame is made of PVC pipe and a white sheet is over the frame. Desk lights are shining from the sides through the sheet and one light through the front being careful not to throw a shadow.
02/03/2006 08:07:51 PM
this is amazing
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02/03/2006 12:11:45 PM
*Greetings from the Critique Club*

This is a great little photo. The idea is so different.

The main thing that hits me here is that the subject is so dead on and from the front. I keep thinking of it from a slightly different angle and keep trying to picture the impact of it.

I like the lighting you have achieved here and it works very well with the colours. I'd be curious to know what you used for lighting. You've done well with the saturation as to not over do it. It sits very nicely and isn't overpowering. I think this, along with the old style sewing machine, adds a nice 'yesteryear' type charm to the photo.

The depth of field and crispness help finish this off and there's some nice detail in the wings. Everything sits well from front to back.

Well done with the votes this one received and it's placement. Both your entries to date have performed well and best of luck with future challenges.

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01/31/2006 12:08:31 AM
Thank you all for your comments and suggestions...
01/30/2006 06:37:09 AM
can't believe this finished under 6. should have been much higher.
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01/30/2006 12:13:43 AM
Under-rated! Maybe because it takes more than 2 seconds to "get it". Really nice work.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/29/2006 10:16:33 PM
Very well captured. Bumping up.
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01/29/2006 07:47:04 PM
As a quilter, I love this shot! Very creative and the pattern on the sewing machine gives it an "old-time" kind of feel.
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01/27/2006 08:20:45 AM
The subject in the picture is interesting but i ia taken at a dead on angle and makes the image boring.
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01/25/2006 04:35:12 PM
Wow interesting idea, many points for the out of the box thinking.
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01/25/2006 05:46:01 AM
This is very clever, quite amazing, and very good.....
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01/25/2006 05:01:24 AM
A nice, crisp, well-lit image. Without the title,though,I wouldn't have thought "Fantasy". The title made me stop and think about it, and invest a little imagination in the image. I can certainly see the concept, the image doesn't fully carry off the "fantasy" part for me.
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01/24/2006 09:13:14 AM
Very nice concept. Love the colors.
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01/23/2006 09:40:38 PM
...or at least it turns to plastic...
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01/23/2006 06:27:32 PM
This is a neat tableau--creating a fantasy creature for a youngling. Appealing lighting and layout except for the thing in the bottom right corner looks like a mouse!
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01/23/2006 06:06:36 PM
this is a really creative idea.
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01/23/2006 02:04:39 PM
Nice still-life. Would have been an interesting addition to enter in a picture of a person in the place of the doll from the waist up... just a thought. 6
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01/23/2006 12:48:53 PM
Neat photo, well done!
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01/23/2006 09:20:14 AM
It looks more like you're stitching a fairy to death. But that's a fantasy, too!
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