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Smooth and Ragged
Smooth and Ragged

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study XIII (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-70mm f/3.5-4.5G IF-ED
Location: Bandon, Oregon
Date: Sep 12, 2006
Aperture: F/11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Water, Seascapes
Date Uploaded: Sep 21, 2006

Raw converter contrast adjustment, change color mode to IIIa, enhance saturation, straighten. Then enhance cyan and shift toward blue to make water more inviting. USM for contrast enhancement. Clone out some flotsam on rocks and beach (about 6 pieces). Dodge and burn to help separate foreground rock from background rock. Resize. USM to sharpen. Save for Web.

Place: 379 out of 615
Avg (all users): 5.3862
Avg (commenters): 6.3333
Avg (participants): 5.3265
Avg (non-participants): 5.5952
Views since voting: 517
Views during voting: 266
Votes: 189
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/06/2006 07:11:10 AM
I love the contrast of the smooth sand against the jagged rocks. Your title definitely supports what you were trying to convey with this image.
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10/04/2006 07:47:28 AM
Nice seascape, I love the arieal view you give of this scene.
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10/04/2006 07:25:58 AM
nice... not wowing me but everything looks good 6
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10/03/2006 09:41:19 PM
its a nice image, I would walk around, maybe get on the beach and reshoot.
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10/02/2006 05:32:01 PM
a lovely beach...certainly make me want to go for a swim...looks like you had pretty favorable light to work with
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10/01/2006 03:18:54 PM
Well done contrast between the textures in this shot.
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10/01/2006 09:30:51 AM
Nice ocean swell there. Lovely location. It feels more North and South, if you know what I mean.
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10/01/2006 06:24:20 AM
What a pleasing image this is.....
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10/01/2006 01:18:17 AM
this fails to hold my eye
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