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Bille II .. or III
Bille II .. or III
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Challenge: Deja Vu III (Advanced Editing V*)
Camera: Mattel Barbie Photo Designer Digital Camera
Date: Sep 15, 2007
Galleries: Abstract
Date Uploaded: Sep 10, 2007

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Statistics
Place: 21 out of 111
Avg (all users): 6.7871
Avg (commenters): 7.6364
Avg (participants): 6.5636
Avg (non-participants): 6.9100
Views since voting: 1687
Views during voting: 321
Votes: 155
Comments: 11
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/23/2007 11:22:28 PM
Well done!!!
09/21/2007 10:08:17 AM
I love this! It almost looks fake it's so good. Bumping to 10.
09/20/2007 08:02:16 PM
great rabbit hole heading into the bille. My only nitpic is the rose colored tones on the BG whites.6
09/20/2007 05:16:40 PM
I like your larger ball and larger reflection, but your whites seem to have a pinkish hue.
09/20/2007 09:01:45 AM
Very nice emulation on the original - love how clear and crisp the details are in the reflected pattern on the glass ball. The repeating and reflected checkered pattern is almost hypnotic. Composition is visually interesting and it holds our attention. My only critique is that that some of the color tones, especially as you travel to the background, appears to be a dirty grey/with a touch of red/pink tone. I recently found out that adjusting the white balance on the camera can help avoid some odd color casts from the light sources that our eye does not see. Adjust White Balance and see if that helps. The other thing you can do in Photoshop or Paintshop is to play with the color balance bar either adjusting it's light 'temperatures' from warm orange incandesant bulb to cooler blue shades of sunlight. There is also a box you can check to remove color cast. The composition might also benefit from a brightness/Contrast adjustment to make the contrasts visually pop more.
09/19/2007 03:56:48 PM
A little better exposure on this version than your competitor, and I love the spiral distortion in the middle of the sphere. Very nice.
09/19/2007 02:24:27 AM
Very good try. Clear and good control over the geometry.
09/18/2007 09:24:12 PM
Wanted the whites to 'pop' a bit more, but one cool shot! Psychodelic, man! Far out! *7*
09/17/2007 01:47:28 PM
sharpness, refraction in the marble and twist of the background are better here. don't like the pinkish cast. aspect ratio differs, prefer the original
09/17/2007 07:59:28 AM
Very clever.....
09/17/2007 06:08:35 AM
i wish your whites where white. all of them.


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