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Challenge: Purple II (Basic Editing III)
Collection: A+ Prints
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Sigma 18-125mm f/3.5-5.6 DC for Canon
Location: Chicago, O\'Hare Airport
Date: Sep 26, 2006
Aperture: 4.5
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/50
Galleries: Abstract, Science and Technology
Date Uploaded: Sep 26, 2006

Shot at Ohare\'s United Tunnel to Terminal C, this is flipped upside down--you are looking at the reflection of the man.

Done in RAW, straightened, converted, white balance adjustments and tone=ing during conversion. Final color tweaks to whole image using selective color, and flipped 180 in PS. Neat imaged applied, shadow highlights adjustment, as well as USM.

Statistics
Place: 13 out of 290
Avg (all users): 6.4525
Avg (commenters): 8.1500
Avg (participants): 6.2857
Avg (non-participants): 6.5515
Views since voting: 1660
Views during voting: 394
Votes: 263
Comments: 31
Favorites: 1 (view)


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06/25/2007 09:09:56 AM
This is totally cool.....
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01/31/2007 11:48:08 AM
That's an interesting take on the O'Hare terminal. I like the results.
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10/19/2006 01:55:02 AM
uber cool! Pretty sure that isnt a real word but thats the first thing that came to mind. I love the way the lights wind through the picture, gives it a very interesting look.
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10/08/2006 05:42:31 PM
One of the most fascinating moving light images I have ever seen. Excellent. Congratulations on your top 20 finish.
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10/05/2006 05:43:58 PM
Great shot. Congrats on your high finish!
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10/04/2006 09:26:35 PM
I knew this was O'Hare as soon as I saw it. I really like it because it is both interesting and reminds me of home.
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10/04/2006 05:43:21 PM
Very cool shot !!!
Congrats on the high finish
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10/04/2006 06:33:46 AM
Ingenious!! I was curious about this one, congrats on the high finish and thanks for the explanation.
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10/04/2006 12:10:16 AM
One of my favorite places to shoot, the only reason to fly United via O'Hare! Congrats.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/03/2006 12:45:59 PM
I can't quite tell what this is (a rail stop?) but I love the movement and color.
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10/03/2006 08:19:36 AM
Good job. I vote an 8.
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10/02/2006 10:49:30 AM
very nice..a different approach....a 10 vote for you
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10/02/2006 05:14:47 AM
Amazing shot. Waiting to read the details.
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10/01/2006 12:23:24 PM
Really unusaual but captivating never the less. Good luck!
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09/30/2006 05:55:51 PM
Very cool! Where's this - I'll have to check the details after the challenge. 10!
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09/30/2006 05:50:04 AM
I don't know why but I'm giving it a 10. Oh, now I know why...Hooray for not flowers!
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09/29/2006 09:01:53 PM
Very cool!
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09/29/2006 07:29:05 PM
Great composition! The man on top contributes to give scale to the picture. Congrats. 9p
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09/29/2006 12:26:44 PM
Interesting, creative and very original.
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09/29/2006 10:51:58 AM
Wonderful light patterns!!! You must share how this was taken!!! :)
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09/29/2006 12:31:04 AM
fantastic shot, bumping up the score on this one. i like the person in this, he gives the whole scene a sense of scale.
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09/28/2006 04:51:34 PM
really cool shot
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09/28/2006 08:32:21 AM
and let me take you higher! well done, and it isn't a flower!
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09/28/2006 06:58:20 AM
Fantastic capture. The most part of the image is violet but all the lines lead the eye into the purple part of it. Excellent!
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09/28/2006 02:18:47 AM
I really like this one.....
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09/27/2006 03:05:20 PM
I like the composition.
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09/27/2006 12:20:32 PM
Love these electric neon lights. Looks like ORD to me.
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09/27/2006 10:21:31 AM
very cool location
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09/27/2006 08:00:15 AM
very funky - the lone man really makes this
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09/27/2006 07:59:44 AM
love the concept
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09/27/2006 02:54:06 AM
I like you form the lines the same direction as the man looking back. Well done.
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