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In my dreams...
In my dreams...
sekarmalathy


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Soft Focus III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D70s
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6G
Location: Bloomington, USA
Date: Sep 23, 2007
Aperture: f/56
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400s
Galleries: Nature, Blur
Date Uploaded: Sep 24, 2007

PP Steps:

-Adjusted Levels
-Adjusted Brightness & Contrast
-Increased Saturation
-USM
-NI
-USM
-Gaussian Blur - 8 pix - Normal Blend mode(fade - 40%)
-NI
-Gaussian Blur - 15 pix - Normal Blend mode(fade - 40%)
-Resized
-Saved for web

Statistics
Place: 7 out of 191
Avg (all users): 6.7225
Avg (commenters): 8.1333
Avg (participants): 6.6250
Avg (non-participants): 6.7815
Views since voting: 2377
Views during voting: 314
Votes: 191
Comments: 20
Favorites: 5 (view)


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10/02/2009 09:00:31 AM
Very peaceful looking & it really suits the challenge description.
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06/15/2009 09:46:21 PM
this is stunning....so very, very well done...
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10/08/2007 04:19:25 PM
An enchanting image, congratulations on your top ten finish.
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10/03/2007 09:37:45 AM
How beautiful!!! It makes me feel good to look at it! Congratulations on a most deserving top 10 finish!

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/02/2007 10:59:50 PM
Beautiful. Perhaps a tiny bit overexposed but a nice muted effect. (muted swan..hahaha) 7
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10/01/2007 11:53:14 PM
great, contrast, composition.
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09/30/2007 10:19:00 PM
Good use of soft focus! 9
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09/29/2007 11:01:10 PM
Beautiful image they are hard to get a shot of. psart 8
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09/29/2007 11:59:43 AM
Great job, very serene!
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09/28/2007 02:48:59 PM
Beautiful image. :-)
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09/28/2007 01:31:31 PM
Gorgeous!!!
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09/27/2007 03:25:44 PM
Very pretty, very dreamy, classic composition.
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09/27/2007 02:52:32 PM
i love the swans reflection in the water! rate=8
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09/26/2007 11:50:55 PM
Nice! The reflection is great. Very well done. One of my favorites here.
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09/26/2007 07:32:51 PM
So serene.
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09/26/2007 04:51:30 PM
Ooooo......how LOVELY! Really suits the soft focus!
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09/26/2007 04:26:06 PM
Great capture - terrific reflection. I love swans too. Very nice work.
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09/26/2007 08:08:57 AM
lovely, serene
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09/26/2007 05:02:01 AM
beautiful
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09/26/2007 01:10:38 AM
Composition: Subject Placement, Cropping, Background good,
Technical: Focus,could have been softer Exposure: good,
Appeal:lovely reflection, good focal point

Total Averaged Rating 6.
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