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JRalston


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Challenge: Dirt (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-20D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Guam
Date: Dec 11, 2006
Aperture: f/4.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250th
Galleries: Emotive, Children
Date Uploaded: Dec 10, 2006

I have several shots like this in my portfolio, I figured I would reshoot for this challenge. It took me until 45 minutes before the deadline to even snap the pic...LOL Oh well. Had a hard time deciding which version I wanted to enter, color, b/w, or this one. I hope this does well as it is one of my favorite subjects :)

PP:
Crop
Levels
Color Balance
Partial Desat
Brightness/Contrast
USM
SFW

Statistics
Place: 59 out of 144
Avg (all users): 5.6243
Avg (commenters): 6.4444
Avg (participants): 5.2899
Avg (non-participants): 5.8167
Views since voting: 1738
Views during voting: 266
Votes: 189
Comments: 9
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/16/2006 08:51:03 AM
Nice posing of the hands, good composition. But I think that the overall desaturation choice doesn't help, how about trying selective desaturation on the green background, with the hands and dirt in stronger color?
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12/13/2006 11:56:08 PM
not much dirt here
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12/12/2006 10:41:14 PM
When I saw this, my first thought was "dirty hand and clean hand, brother and sister" Good use of shallow depth of field.
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12/12/2006 02:11:56 PM
Cute. 6
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12/12/2006 12:46:23 PM
I'm going to pull your finger off so you'll be just like me!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
12/11/2006 09:47:14 PM
I adore this shot. Fantastic. It's a Bo Derrick shot, at least in my mind.
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12/11/2006 10:36:13 AM
10 !
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12/11/2006 12:52:29 AM
very sweet image
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12/11/2006 12:40:30 AM
I would have either completely desatted this one or left the colors bolder.
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