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Morning has broken
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Challenge: Burst of Color II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
Location: Waiwera, New Zealand
Date: Jun 24, 2007
Aperture: f/3.5
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1/80 second
Galleries: Landscape
Date Uploaded: Jun 24, 2007

The same little island as in my recent Negative Space entry but this time in the morning. The sunrise wasn't as impressive as I wished for but I think there is still some nice colours in this. I did have to photoshop it a lot to get something close to what I was trying for!

Editing Steps:
Convert from RAW
* exposure -1.35
* shadow contrast +77
* hilight contrast -56
* saturation +71
Neat Image
Saturation, Yellow +42
Selective Colour, Red
* magenta +38
* balck +12
Levels 0, 0.90, 255
Levels 0, 0.85, 214
Brightness +13
Contrast +18
Colour Balance +27, -36, +21
Photo filter, Magenta 25%
Hue -14
Neat Image
Add border
Save for web

Place: 52 out of 286
Avg (all users): 6.1290
Avg (commenters): 6.8000
Avg (participants): 5.9167
Avg (non-participants): 6.2302
Views since voting: 599
Views during voting: 241
Votes: 186
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/02/2007 09:32:36 PM
Stunning image. Awesome. Classic capture. 10
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07/02/2007 07:17:50 PM
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06/30/2007 07:26:41 PM
Too dark imo
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06/30/2007 07:57:19 AM
different oranges.. hmmm. neat.
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06/29/2007 02:24:29 AM
Broken? lol, sorry never mind that. The colors are beautiful, but that big black boulder thingy is extremely distracting..
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06/28/2007 11:04:08 PM
Fabulous colors. Nice dramatic sky.
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06/27/2007 11:40:07 PM
Very pretty colors on this shot - 9
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06/27/2007 10:40:18 PM
Awesome sky! Sailors take warning!
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06/27/2007 12:32:56 PM
wow nice reds
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06/27/2007 11:44:11 AM
I love the colors in this. It makes you look way in the back to see everything. The clouds make this picture. Good job.
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