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...as soon as she bit the apple, she sank into unconsciousness...
...as soon as she bit the apple, she sank into unconsciousness...
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Fairy Tales II (Advanced Editing V)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Bathroom floor
Date: Nov 30, 2007
Aperture: 1.8
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/15
Galleries: Self Portrait, Blur
Date Uploaded: Nov 30, 2007

Damn! Tricky shot, wasn't sure what best way to edit =(
Reshot it, today (sunday) I'm alot happier with this now, altho some may notice the apple is not very fresh...last apple in the house so had to re use the same 1 4 the reshoot. well maybe the apple was so powerfully venomised that after she took a bite it kinda rottened itself that's my cover up story lol!!!!

Also I did look up this scene in snow white and I understand her face is not shown in it... I shot this in the bathroom floor sooooo I was hiding things with her placement there hahahahahahaha =p

I'm glad there isn't alot of entries hehehehehehehe MAYBE I get a chance to make a bit higher up top 40 guaranteed so far, was 29 when I last looked!... I'M TIRED OF 50TH places or 80TH! Damn I might end up there then... boooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo

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Yaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyyyyyyy 2nd PB not 50th!!!!!!! =p

Statistics
Place: 22 out of 82
Avg (all users): 6.0948
Avg (commenters): 7.1667
Avg (participants): 5.9268
Avg (non-participants): 6.1353
Views since voting: 3069
Views during voting: 451
Votes: 211
Comments: 29
Favorites: 0


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06/06/2008 09:47:06 AM
love it
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12/10/2007 01:38:07 PM
Originally posted by timfythetoo:

Really though this was gonna score higher. Great image.


It's annoying it went down when I was asleep =( but im happy
12/10/2007 09:03:07 AM
great!!
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12/10/2007 07:51:33 AM
Really though this was gonna score higher. Great image.
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12/10/2007 06:12:33 AM
Originally posted by kaarissaa:

this photo is fricken briliant. hopefully the scoring is high


Thanks for the comment! Your my fave voter by far!!!! ;p Thanks!!
12/10/2007 06:08:16 AM
Originally posted by spencerwood:

The DOF looks a little faked, there seems to be a bit of a blur halo around the apple which isn't natural to me. The background looks nice but the apple itself is not in keeping with the rest of the image somehow. A bit too much post processing - its very high contrast, the specular highlights are burned out and the apple is very strongly colour saturated.


I REALLY had a hard time trying to figure out how you can "FAKE" dof?! hahahaha no idea, perhaps using a blur filter in photoshop? Well I can honestly say that's how it was shot, so it's not fake...

There is a bit of a halo on the apple and that was due to feathering during the selection of the apple in photohop, I added a bit of feathering because my selection wasnt exactly SPOT on and afterwards I thought it was ok as my main focus was the poisoned apple, it's meant to be magical so that's why I made it much more saturated than the rest of the image... it was to my personal taste but of course no to every1s like yourself =)
12/10/2007 06:02:49 AM
Originally posted by AP:

very clever, superbly composed, and great use of DoF. I rather like the apple looking old, makes it seem like some time has elapsed since she took the bite. But that means shes been lying there dead for a while, maybe thats a little morbid... but i digress... really cool shot, but I think you may have turned off some voters by getting a little bit too grungy/grainy with your editing... its hard to make that work with the DPC crowd..


The grain comes from using a 1600 ISO it was a very dull day and had to shoot indoors!! Also used AE compensation of +1

I gathered some people would notice the apple being old, but amazingly enough at least from the 1s that bothered to leave a comment, most like yourself thought it was a nice touch! hehehehe Which I'm very glad... BUT DAMN the score went down last minute... ah well I am very happy with this finish tho! 2nd PB woooooooooooooooo
12/10/2007 12:44:54 AM
very clever, superbly composed, and great use of DoF. I rather like the apple looking old, makes it seem like some time has elapsed since she took the bite. But that means shes been lying there dead for a while, maybe thats a little morbid... but i digress... really cool shot, but I think you may have turned off some voters by getting a little bit too grungy/grainy with your editing... its hard to make that work with the DPC crowd..
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/09/2007 09:34:03 PM
Great colors on the apple, and the slightly dried out look of it makes you know she has been like this for a few hours when you found her. Nice touch.
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12/09/2007 03:02:42 AM
Uh oh the bite that put the spell on, nice apple.
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12/08/2007 07:34:19 PM
might have worked better if the image were taken when the apple bite was fresh. The apple looks old.
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12/07/2007 07:25:58 PM
a very nice image, depth of field working very well indeed. i'm not overly mad on the very yellow flesh of the apple, though.
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12/07/2007 03:40:55 PM
Nicly done!
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12/07/2007 09:57:32 AM
nice use of dof.
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12/06/2007 10:15:12 PM
I like the shot for the challenge. Nice blur and good use of lighting on the apple.
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12/06/2007 08:20:13 AM
I love the DOF here. Well done!
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12/05/2007 06:55:34 PM
Great interpretation and lovely photo. I really like that the apple looks sinister from the colouring, and the contrast effect of the apple against the relatively monotone model (with nice DoF). Good work!!
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12/05/2007 01:41:02 PM
Love the bokeh, setup. and idea, but the apple, for some reason, looks oversaturated and dark.
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12/04/2007 11:21:48 PM
this photo is fricken briliant. hopefully the scoring is high
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12/04/2007 11:14:39 PM
my favorite of the challenge.
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12/04/2007 08:43:42 PM
Ah! Of all the Snow White images in this challenge, and there are A LOT of them, this is the one that truly brings something different to the table so to speak. I just love the approach you have chosen, well conceived.
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12/04/2007 11:59:31 AM
awesome shot. i love the focus and depth.
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12/03/2007 11:56:02 PM
Great use of depth of field!
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12/03/2007 02:42:05 PM
that is some excellent DoF control! also like the PP to get the overall tone of the image. I would try and get your file size larger, yours is only 93 kb and you can use up to 150 kb. If you use PS, you can look at this tutorial or look in your software for a Save for Web type of Save function. It will help with fine details and give smooth even OOF areas. A stellar photo, I like it
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12/03/2007 10:04:53 AM
I like the muted tones in this one
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12/03/2007 08:47:20 AM
The DOF looks a little faked, there seems to be a bit of a blur halo around the apple which isn't natural to me. The background looks nice but the apple itself is not in keeping with the rest of the image somehow. A bit too much post processing - its very high contrast, the specular highlights are burned out and the apple is very strongly colour saturated.
12/03/2007 08:46:59 AM
Blimey thats a heck of a big bite she must have!!!! Very nice take on the challenge. Love the dof that you have used and super colouration on the apple

Good job
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12/03/2007 07:06:45 AM
Excellent representation. DOF is perfect, editing style is intriguing. Very cool shot.Bumping up.
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12/03/2007 12:46:48 AM
Nice touch to have the apple appear a bit withered. I like the DOF.
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