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Springtime in Sedona
Springtime in Sedona

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Challenge: Best of 2006 (Advanced Editing V*)
Collection: Challenge Photos
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Sedona, AZ
Date: Mar 17, 2006
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/15s
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Jan 6, 2007

Standing on the end of a sandbar. Tripod, remote release. 5D + 24-70L @ 46mm.
This was shot on my trip to Sedona with Steve Davidson on March 18, 2006.

Processing details:
- RAW conversion in CS3/ACR 4.0 to 16-bit TIF
- Tonemapping in Photomatix Pro
- Cropped
- Cloned out a dust bunny and a few very small branches at upper left
- Curves (global and selective)
- Gentle application of hue/saturation
- Convert to 8-bits/channel
- Resize, bicubic & bicubic sharper
- Large radius USM for slight boost of local contrast
- Save for web
- Submit!

Place: 377 out of 712
Avg (all users): 5.7163
Avg (commenters): 6.4545
Avg (participants): 5.6052
Avg (non-participants): 6.0706
Views since voting: 1289
Views during voting: 484
Votes: 356
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/25/2007 03:36:41 AM
top shot here..... love it.....
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01/24/2007 10:29:22 PM
very nicely done. really appreciate your not over-processing it.
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01/23/2007 04:06:51 PM
Nice red hue. A bit oversharpened.
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01/20/2007 02:45:54 PM
very scenic. Nice colors and light!
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01/19/2007 06:29:56 PM
Beautiful colors.ice composition.
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01/16/2007 12:03:27 PM
pretty but the tree in the center obscures too much.
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01/15/2007 12:13:26 PM
nice scene, possibly a bit oversharp. 6
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01/14/2007 11:04:38 AM
okay , nice photo and landscape but it lacks subtle shadow/highlight processing since here a lot of very bright parts and some very dark parts, the water looks okay ... and i guess it's little bit oversharpen.
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01/13/2007 11:34:44 PM
Great colors and wonderful subject.
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01/12/2007 10:47:06 AM
Lovely scene
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01/12/2007 01:32:10 AM
Very nice I like the textures
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