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when the rainbow is enuf
when the rainbow is enuf
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Challenge: Street Photography II (Advanced Editing V)
Collection: Challenges 2007
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 APO DG Macro for Nikon
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date: Jul 26, 2007
Aperture: f/ 4.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/250 sec.
Galleries: Urban, Candid
Date Uploaded: Jul 29, 2007

I tried to shoot some more for this but this series of 4 images that I shot midway in the challenge week were the ones I came back to. Of the four this is the best focus though if the last were in as good as focus I would have liked it better. The window of the cab was closed and the air conditioning was supposed to on but it wasn't so the window got opened. Then I heard her speaking to herself, then I saw here and then I shot away. Fortunately there was a red light and we were about 20-25 feet away. I would have liked something closer in and the crop on this sort of does that. That ledge at the top left is distracting but the rest I really like a lot. Hope you do as well. Hope she makes out OK. Hope I do as well. Hope you do, too.
Title is a portion of the title of the choreopoem 'for colored girls who have considered suicide/when the rainbow is enuf' by Ntozake Shange.

Post: Convert from raw in PSElements3.0. Layer adjustments for levels, brightness/contrast and hue/saturation. Another layer of hue/saturation converting to grayscale. Another layer each of levels and brightness/contrast. Layer of curves. Crop. Crop. Crop. Sharpen. Resize. Sharpen.

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08/26/2007 07:37:09 PM
Originally posted by JPR:

really nice shot and interesting title. i hate the spelling though.
You'll have to tell the author that ;)!
 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/03/2007 12:13:30 PM
NIce b&w appears unaware of you taking image. psart
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08/01/2007 01:14:36 PM
Black & White works really good here, well done.
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07/30/2007 01:12:23 PM
Nice capture - Very simple and nice tones.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
07/30/2007 06:55:39 AM
With your title, I almost expected color. Clean capture, good conversion.
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07/30/2007 02:13:43 AM
really nice shot and interesting title. i hate the spelling though.
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07/30/2007 12:38:50 AM
Nice capture.
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