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Makin'  some honey
Makin' some honey
kawana


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Selective Desaturation II (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Tamron SP AF 17-50mm f/2.8 Di II LD Aspherical (IF) for Canon
Location: BC, Canada
Date: May 19, 2007
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Black and White, Macro
Date Uploaded: May 19, 2007

I hope this does well, i happen to really like this image. Not alot to say, what you see is what you get :P cropped, desated background using channel mixer, did 100% blue channel with red channel set over it to 50% opacity, then i red channel for the flowers, and blue for everything else. Adjusted Contrast, Used Burn to make the background darker. Bumped the Hue&Sat of the bee to bring out the colors, slight burn on the black stripes on the bee. Resided, did USM twice, saved for web.

Statistics
Place: 321 out of 556
Avg (all users): 5.2711
Avg (commenters): 0.0000
Avg (participants): 5.1897
Avg (non-participants): 5.5490
Views since voting: 521
Views during voting: 289
Votes: 225
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0


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06/24/2007 11:18:20 PM
I like the focus on the bee, and also love the DOF in the background.....
05/28/2007 12:23:25 AM
Bummer, guess i didn't pick the best subject for this challenge, colors are too soft, oh well i still like it lol :P Gratz to the winners
 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/27/2007 03:16:47 PM
Excellent shot but doesn't emphasis the "selective" part of the desaturation thingie as well as it could have. (6)
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05/22/2007 07:21:26 PM
great image, 7.
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