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...and so began grasshopper's voyage
...and so began grasshopper's voyage

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Transportation II (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: small pond nearby
Date: Aug 7, 2006
Aperture: f8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/100sec
Date Uploaded: Aug 7, 2006

A grasshopper captured for a short time and placed on a floating leaf (the transportation)...he only jumped off a few times, then gave up jumping for a while but did test the water with his leg in this photo.
I thought it was original and something different from the ordinary transport, so here it is: levels, curves, usm, hue/saturation, selective color, cropped.
there are a couple of white flecks in water, but because it is basic editing, they shall remain.

Place: 92 out of 283
Avg (all users): 5.5679
Avg (commenters): 7.1000
Avg (participants): 5.6190
Avg (non-participants): 5.5409
Views since voting: 540
Views during voting: 315
Votes: 243
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/14/2006 08:39:29 PM
This looks slightly oversharpened, but I like the colors and composition.
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08/14/2006 07:01:47 PM
nice title :^)
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08/14/2006 01:42:55 AM
my ride
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08/11/2006 05:47:03 PM
Nice detailed image.
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08/11/2006 05:17:29 PM
Meets the challenge, has some good focus and nice composition. Would've liked the leaf to be more centered in the corner so the bit of black at the bottom wasn't showing. The lighting is nice and bright but it feels very harsh to me. The colors are nice, perhaps they've been boosted though? They have a slight unnatural feeling to them. I really like the idea behind this and its been rendered very well. I gave a 6
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08/11/2006 02:27:40 PM
This one id the more original I`ve seen so far :D...Really nice! 9
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08/10/2006 10:58:00 AM
Nice interpretation. The colours are pleasant too. 8.
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08/09/2006 09:40:20 PM
Leaf as a transportation device? I can see that. 6
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08/09/2006 11:00:20 AM
Creative idea and the colors and sharpness are amazing...Nice Capture!
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08/09/2006 02:14:14 AM
Such a great shot if the focus was just a bit more on with the leaf. I love the title too! =)
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