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Challenge: Hair (Expert Editing*)
Camera: Casio Exilim EX-Z120
Location: Rome
Date: Apr 15, 2007
Aperture: 3,6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Black and White, Nude
Date Uploaded: Apr 17, 2007

Another fault with my camera! I was setting the camera for the shot at 50 ISO, tried a sample one with no background and the model in a wrong position and turned out good, sharp and in focus... then I went setting the background and the model's position, my camera turned off and when I turned it on again it had switched to 200 ISO but I didn't notice until I downloaded the pictures to my computer...

I had this picture in mind very sharp, with a metallic look, but it turned out very noisy and with a lot of grain... I'm quite disappointed, but all the same I like the picture enough!

Thanks a lot to my model, she was very patient and collaborative :)

Statistics
Place: 28 out of 170
Avg (all users): 6.1336
Avg (commenters): 6.4000
Avg (participants): 5.6806
Avg (non-participants): 6.2927
Views since voting: 5655
Views during voting: 639
Votes: 277
Comments: 18
Favorites: 4 (view)


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12/19/2008 05:19:06 PM
i really like this shot, i love the way you captured the hair in mid-bounce, and although not your intention i like the look the grain gives it. nicely done
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04/26/2007 07:34:16 PM
I love this one and though it's not a colour I would have thought of, it works wonderfully :)

I've found that "surface blur" at low settings can give me better results with some kinds of noise than the special noiseware products.
It smooths out flat surfaces like the background without affecting detailed parts. It might work here? :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/23/2007 11:00:53 PM
I love the composition & lighting, and the model is beautiful. I do feel that the noise of the photo is a bit distracting.
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04/23/2007 05:51:22 PM
seems grainy
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04/23/2007 05:01:29 AM
beautiful curls....
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04/22/2007 03:27:34 PM
Beautiful! Only nitpick is the back of the upper left arm is showing and the right is not - I'm freaky for symmetry sometimes. Still, the hair is awesome, the lighting great, the model gorgeous and the processsing excellent. ...plus it's a naked chick so you know it will score well. ;-)

A well deserved 9 from me. Good luck.
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04/21/2007 10:17:52 PM
Why so grainy?
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04/21/2007 05:16:36 PM
the target is distracting, decent approach
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04/20/2007 11:47:42 AM
i love the coloring and the angle it was shot! good job!
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04/20/2007 05:59:03 AM
tatto to distracting and there seems to be a lot of noise in the photo
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04/20/2007 05:51:43 AM
So nice picture, delicate and sensual.....I love it........10
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04/19/2007 12:02:42 PM
sexy
04/18/2007 07:23:56 PM
nice model, nice lighting. the image looks very grainy, though.
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04/18/2007 11:21:35 AM
Love the image. Seems to be a bit oversharpened IMHO. 9
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04/18/2007 09:13:05 AM
beautiful! like the b + w
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04/18/2007 08:16:13 AM
Love the monotones of this photo. It is simple yet effective with the extra surpirse of the tatoo. One of my favourites in this challenge.
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04/18/2007 12:54:18 AM
Hmm nice doutone
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04/18/2007 12:28:20 AM
like the hair, but there is way too much noise/pixelation here for me which doesn't seem to serve an artisitc purpose
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