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Challenge: Stopped Motion III (Advanced Editing IV)
Collection: Challenge Submissions
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
Location: Seattle, Washington USA
Date: Aug 5, 2006
Aperture: F/9
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/1250
Galleries: Action, Military
Date Uploaded: Aug 6, 2006

Photographer’s Note
• SeaFair in Seattle.
• Blue Angels over Lake Washington

Post Processing
• Convert from Raw (Nikon Capture)
• Increase Contrast Jets (Curves)
• Brighten Sky (Hue & Saturation)
• Lighten Jets (Dodge & Burn)
• Crop
• Resize (Bicubic Sharper)
• Remove Distraction (Clone Tool)
• Color Correct Sky (Hue & Saturation)
• Increase Yellow Saturation Jets (Hue & Saturation)
• Further Sharpen Jets (Unsharp Mask)
• Save for Web

Camera Data
• Nikon D200
• 2006/08/05 22:11:06.0
• RAW (12-bit)
• Image Size: Large (3872 x 2592)
• Color
• Lens: VR 70-200mm F/2.8 G
• Focal Length: 200mm
• Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
• Metering Mode: Spot
• 1/1250 sec - F/9
• Exposure Comp.: +0.3 EV
• Sensitivity: ISO 400
• Optimize Image: Vivid
• White Balance: Auto
• AF Mode: AF-C
• Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
• Color Mode: Mode III (Adobe RGB)
• Tone Comp.: Normal
• Hue Adjustment: 0°
• Saturation: Enhanced
• Sharpening: Medium high
• Image Comment:
• Long Exposure NR: Off
• High ISO NR: On (High)

Statistics
Place: 23 out of 212
Avg (all users): 6.3889
Avg (commenters): 7.4615
Avg (participants): 6.5357
Avg (non-participants): 6.2807
Views since voting: 1330
Views during voting: 325
Votes: 198
Comments: 18
Favorites: 2 (view)


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08/17/2006 12:53:38 AM
*Critique Club*

You have produced a clean and very crisp image. The colors are fantastic, and the details are very clear. I think the image would have more imoact with a different crop - to show more of the contrails and leave more negative space in the frame. Just a thought. Well captured though, and beautifully presented.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/13/2006 11:23:19 PM
I love the Blue Angels! I would have liked to see more of the smoke trails. This feels too closely cropped in for my likes.
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08/13/2006 10:46:34 AM
I can hear 'em now!
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08/12/2006 04:17:26 PM
Nice framing. You were able to keep all jets in the picture which is not easy at this speed. I also like the color. Good job.
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08/11/2006 07:13:49 PM
Nice compostition, the jet trails really make this shot stand out
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08/11/2006 08:26:05 AM
Sharp image. Motion certainly stopped. The smoke trails lend to leading lines of a sort, and the formation pattern is good. Fun to look at image, should do ok for you. Good luck.
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08/11/2006 07:06:57 AM
very nice work. excellent composition.
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08/11/2006 01:16:14 AM
A few DP Photograpers at the same Air Show! Bummer! Same score as the other one, both are really good shots
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08/09/2006 10:38:32 PM
Nicely done! Good crop/composition.
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08/09/2006 08:26:11 PM
great composition and timing
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08/09/2006 08:04:16 PM
Very well framed. Definately shows how accurate the title is.
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08/08/2006 06:09:58 PM
Great contrast. Nice recruting picture.
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08/08/2006 12:06:40 PM
good shot 7
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08/08/2006 08:46:42 AM
ha! i wonder if this was taken at the same display as the other one? it's effectively dramatic, but to me the aircraft feel a little cramped within the frame; i think a bit more sky would be nice. certainly fits the challenge, and is nice and sharp. it just lacks a certain something... 6.
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08/08/2006 07:05:19 AM
Nice capture, good colors.
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08/07/2006 11:55:30 PM
Awesome capture...you must have been at the same airshow as someone else in this challenge..good luck
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08/07/2006 06:16:19 AM
those Navy jets sure are getting exposure on DPC. lol I nice capture, and well composed
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