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Dry Champagne
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Challenge: Oxymoron (Basic Editing III)
Collection: Things
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Tamron AF 18-200mm f/3.5-6.3 XR Di II for Nikon
Location: Springfield, VA
Date: Oct 17, 2006
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Still Life
Date Uploaded: Oct 17, 2006

Flash set at -1.0, lamp on right side, window on left. Tried eliminating some of the background noise from sharpening but it also took out some of the champagne drops, so I left it. Took the pic by hand while pouring ... in retrospect a remote might have been a good idea, but I made the mess I wanted!

Note: tight crop was mostly to eliminate other props I decided were too distracting. Kind of liked the crop with the angle of the shot, though, so I went with it.

PP - rotated, cropped, curves, resized, sharpened

Statistics
Place: 100 out of 155
Avg (all users): 5.1181
Avg (commenters): 4.7500
Avg (participants): 4.8143
Avg (non-participants): 5.2239
Views since voting: 662
Views during voting: 402
Votes: 271
Comments: 6
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/24/2006 09:37:32 PM
Interesting. Cropped weirdly , good clarity and freezing of time, without the title i wouldn't really get the oxymoron
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10/22/2006 11:48:35 PM
I like the idea and I like the photo. Wish it showed more.
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10/20/2006 09:52:02 PM
I would have liked to see more photo because it looks good with what you have. 5
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10/19/2006 03:13:35 AM
Meets Challenge - 2
Lighting/Processing - 1 ~ Crop is a little too tight IMO
Composition - 1
Overall Impression - 1
"WOW" factor - 0
Score: 5
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/18/2006 12:55:26 PM
moderately good oxymoron. bold crop. nicely frozen action. The lighting is quite flat though. 5
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10/18/2006 12:46:34 AM
to me, the crop is too tight
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