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Golden Apples of the Sun
Golden Apples of the Sun
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Abstract II (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Sigma 18-125mm f/3.5-5.6 DC for Canon
Location: Albany, New York Vicinity
Date: Feb 4, 2006
Aperture: f 6.3
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Abstract
Date Uploaded: Feb 4, 2006

A 1970's era translucent plastic ceiling-mounted light fixture in our house. The light was turned on.

See images #294478 and 294479
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Processing:
Convert in ACR with small saturation boost.
Spotting with spotting brush and clone tool.
Crop.
Color shift with hue/saturation layer.
High pass sharpening layer.
Neat Image.
WP Pro size reduction with light sharpening.

ADDED AFTER VOTING (02/15):

Thanks to everyone who voted for this. It's my first "top 10" and first time in the 6's! [Almost made 7 :) ]


Statistics
Place: 6 out of 325
Avg (all users): 6.9389
Avg (commenters): 8.1250
Avg (participants): 6.7886
Avg (non-participants): 7.2632
Views since voting: 2867
Views during voting: 258
Votes: 180
Comments: 21
Favorites: 6 (view)


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AuthorThread
01/02/2010 09:26:02 PM
Very, very nice.
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02/13/2006 10:05:48 PM
Super cool to form an elusive abstract shape. Congratulations on your top ten finish.
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02/13/2006 06:54:23 AM
thats good. abstract are not easy, i have tried zillions of times :(
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02/13/2006 01:07:14 AM
Congrats. I really liked this one.
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02/13/2006 12:21:17 AM
Congratulations on 6th place Paul. Great work and great score! You arrived into the 6's in style!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/12/2006 11:22:24 PM
this just glows. for some reason I think China or Japan, in spite of your Yeats title. I know, I'm thinking of Yeats' Byzantium.
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02/12/2006 10:08:13 PM
Like the title and the soft gradations of the tones.
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02/12/2006 03:53:39 AM
powerful !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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02/11/2006 12:45:36 AM
can't figure out what it is
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02/10/2006 07:28:59 AM
this is a stunning shot...whatever it is! true to challenge, well done
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02/09/2006 10:34:42 PM
I love the colors and the balance in this one.
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02/09/2006 07:39:45 PM
Superb, well spotted, composed and cropped
  Photographer found comment helpful.
02/09/2006 04:15:22 PM
Very nice shot
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02/08/2006 12:58:45 PM
Gonna follow this up with "Silver Apples of the Moon"? Nice work.
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02/08/2006 12:58:20 AM
Great Job. 10!
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02/07/2006 03:07:26 AM
interesting withut being to busy, very nice
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02/06/2006 07:46:57 PM
no idea what this is but I like it!!
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02/06/2006 11:43:54 AM
This is very striking. Fascinating to look at. Beautifully done.
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02/06/2006 11:02:58 AM
Wow, interesting shapes here, good color and sharp focus.
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02/06/2006 10:52:04 AM
This is nice
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02/06/2006 07:52:44 AM
I see feathers. Nice abstract.
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