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From the Forrest Bed
From the Forrest Bed
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study XIII (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Isafjordur/Iceland
Date: Sep 30, 2006
Aperture: f2
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Nature, Floral
Date Uploaded: Sep 30, 2006

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Statistics
Place: 524 out of 615
Avg (all users): 4.9016
Avg (commenters): 4.8889
Avg (participants): 4.7483
Avg (non-participants): 5.4500
Views since voting: 504
Views during voting: 240
Votes: 183
Comments: 10
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/06/2006 02:52:57 PM
Looks like DOF but not really...like smudged and blurred in PS. Maybe not...?
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10/05/2006 03:31:02 AM
top of the shroom seems over sharpened and has halo
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10/03/2006 12:27:06 AM
looks like your little shroom is just outside the back end of your DOF - beautiful colors
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10/02/2006 09:49:14 PM
cool mushroom! 6
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10/02/2006 05:42:43 PM
interesting shallow DOF here, although it might have worked better having the entire mushroom in focus, rather than just the front edge and a slice of the ground
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10/01/2006 09:09:31 PM
The blurred background looks great. I think the foreground does not need the same effect, and maybe could be cropped out.
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10/01/2006 04:03:39 PM
makes well for a difference from your average macro shot.
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10/01/2006 08:11:18 AM
I would bet that this isn't currently scoring very well. Its not within typical DPC tastes. For me at least, the image is intriguing but seems to be 'unfinished.' A guess here - you were working with high ISO as you were in deep shade. I'm guessing you were using a Canon but that is irrelevent. I think this image needs the bottom blur cropped out - as a viewer, it makes me take a stutter step when entering the image. this will also pull the main subject a little more off center and really force me to look at the detris of the forest floor whose colors and patterns I find fascinating. The focus is good, but slightly deeper would have been better. This would build a connection between the mushroom and the detris that is stronger than what is here. An interesting subject for the challenge that I could explore for a while. Unfortunately you won't find many voters willing to spend the time. Good Luck!
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10/01/2006 06:12:55 AM
Nicely done...
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10/01/2006 02:52:42 AM
I like the shallow DOF.
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