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Tiger's Jaw
Tiger's Jaw
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Challenge: Fill the Frame II (Expert Editing*)
Camera: Olympus E-500 EVOLT
Lens: Olympus 14-45mm f/3.5-5.6 Zuiko Digital ED
Location: Home
Date: Jan 20, 2007
Aperture: F8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 5s
Galleries: Still Life, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jan 23, 2007

This was shot at night under one of those long life flourescent lights at 5s exposure. Being back at work, it is difficult to shoot during the day... :(

I used Picasa to process this in the early stages (*gasp*) to add the soft focus ring. In PS I then adjusted saturation and cloned out some distracting spots on the leaves.

I know this is Expert Editing but I felt that this shot did not necessitate it.

This probably won't do that well but let's see.

Statistics
Place: 117 out of 211
Avg (all users): 5.3291
Avg (commenters): 5.2222
Avg (participants): 5.0759
Avg (non-participants): 5.5823
Views since voting: 684
Views during voting: 216
Votes: 158
Comments: 9
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
02/01/2007 07:47:33 AM
The lighting is nearly harsh, but I like the soft glow you've given this.
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01/31/2007 10:57:15 PM
Cool shot ... nicely processed.
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01/27/2007 11:47:53 AM
Great lighting, and good choice of subject. I see the effect you were going for, but it's a bit too soft for my taste.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/26/2007 04:58:48 PM
I normally don't like abstract type shots such as this, but this one works quite well! Great exercise in lighting for effect!
TC
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01/26/2007 04:12:11 PM
Not completely filling the frame, but close enough. I like the details of this email, and like the slightly blurred look on the right.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/26/2007 06:10:18 AM
too grainy
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/26/2007 05:20:34 AM
Interesting choice soft focussing a prickly looking fellow.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
01/26/2007 01:06:31 AM
DNMC
01/26/2007 12:36:17 AM
awesome .... excellent .. stunning ..... great photograph with amazing detail ... love the crop, the colours the composition ... everything ..... =10
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