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Challenge: Best of 2006 (Advanced Editing V*)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Kauai
Date: Jul 21, 2006
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Jan 10, 2007

This was taken on my Honeymoon to Kauai with a beautiful sky and golden lighting to illuminate this cool tree set on the bluff.

-Taken in RAW - adjusted exposure, contrast, saturation
-made a seperate layer for the tree and water
-adjusted with curves, selective color and contrast
-straightened horizon
-added semi-transparent border
-processed with NeatImage

Place: 301 out of 712
Avg (all users): 5.8584
Avg (commenters): 6.9412
Avg (participants): 5.8302
Avg (non-participants): 5.9506
Views since voting: 769
Views during voting: 513
Votes: 346
Comments: 20
Favorites: 0

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01/26/2007 02:35:33 AM
Hey - I have a pic of that same tree! Your pic is better but here is mine. Great time of day for that shot! ' . substr('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/39243/thumb/190439.jpg', strrpos('//images.dpchallenge.com/images_portfolio/39243/thumb/190439.jpg', '/') + 1) . '
 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/24/2007 11:55:11 PM
this is a tough exposure. nice time of day, nice subject. really didn't need that border, at all, though.
01/24/2007 08:58:11 PM
I love the lighting on the tree. Great shot.
01/24/2007 06:08:48 PM
Wonderful light and composition! :)
01/24/2007 12:54:53 PM
Great eye to catch the lighting just on the tree. Wonderful image.
01/24/2007 05:01:53 AM
Lovely capture. The colour of the tree is really radiant, and it contrast the blue in the sky nicely.
01/19/2007 09:46:10 PM
love the warm tones on the tree!! makes it really stand out nicely 8
01/19/2007 04:15:13 PM
Awesome picture. I love the colors
01/19/2007 03:48:35 PM
What light!
01/19/2007 02:42:15 PM
What makes this photo captivating is the light that is shining through those dead branches. The border adds a punch too. Great work!
01/19/2007 01:27:17 PM
Great lighting! Nice colors!
01/19/2007 11:24:19 AM
Beautiful lighting.
01/18/2007 06:43:21 PM
01/16/2007 08:38:07 AM
A dead tree is majestic?
Nice border though.
01/16/2007 12:10:05 AM
This seascape please me.....
01/15/2007 09:22:19 AM
wow, great lighting ... nice compo, the frame could be a little thinner
01/13/2007 04:54:18 PM
Majestic indeed!
01/13/2007 04:38:34 PM
Very nice scene, light on the tree is great
01/12/2007 09:29:26 PM
Wonderful lighting. Makes me want to go to this place.
01/12/2007 08:32:39 PM
nice light 6

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