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And All The Colors Bled Into A River Of Time
And All The Colors Bled Into A River Of Time
scarbrd


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Rivers & Streams (Advanced Editing VI ("Time Lapse"))
Camera: Canon EOS-5D
Lens: Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Location: Houston, TX
Date: Jan 12, 2008
Aperture: 9
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/160
Galleries: Cityscape, Landscape
Date Uploaded: Jan 12, 2008

Houston Skyline reflected in Buffalo Bayou, a waterway that runs through downtown Houston.

3 bracketed exposures in one-stop increments.

Open all in RAW in Photoshop, save as TIF
Open all 3 in PhotoMatix
Generate HDR
Generate Tonemapping
save as TIF
Open in PhotoShop
Cloned out red car on top of hill
Levels
crop
clone out stray branches on right edge
boost red and yellow saturation
size
USM
border
save for web

Statistics
Place: 14 out of 208
Avg (all users): 6.5678
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 6.5455
Avg (non-participants): 6.5856
Views since voting: 1351
Views during voting: 395
Votes: 199
Comments: 21
Favorites: 0


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AuthorThread
01/21/2008 10:00:41 AM
Wow! WOW! I had no idea Houston could look so stunningly beautiful! A-MAZING photo!!! CONGRATULATIONS on a top 20 finish in this incredible challenge that finds me completely blown away!

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01/21/2008 01:29:17 AM
Nice to see that this shot made it to the top 20 Grats!
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01/21/2008 12:58:47 AM
I had thought this would do a bit better, actually. It's a fantastic contrast of elemental and human. The tone mapping may have flattened it a little too much. Congrats on top-20.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/20/2008 10:31:43 PM
Nice reflection and you got a good sky!
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01/20/2008 09:13:29 PM
Just perfect! Love the vibrant colors and that perfect reflection!
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01/20/2008 05:04:52 PM
a nice balance of color, background, and reflection
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01/20/2008 11:45:59 AM
Well done, this is brilliant! a great point of view, and a great use of the buildings in the reflection.
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01/19/2008 09:39:33 AM
Nice reflection...
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01/18/2008 09:40:08 AM
Beautiful colors you've captured here, nice and sharp as well
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01/17/2008 09:52:23 PM
the colours and reflections are gorgeous. great job! /10
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01/17/2008 05:46:00 PM
Great use of color. Your tint seems a little too red on my monitor. Wonderful composition.
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01/16/2008 09:43:26 PM
Nice shot.
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01/16/2008 01:17:50 PM
The scraggly tree on the left is a tad distracting, but overall very nice.
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01/15/2008 11:43:47 AM
Absolutely gorgeous colors and great reflections.
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01/14/2008 10:04:51 PM
omg is this houston? I didn't realize houston can actually be pretty d= please tell me where you shot this.
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01/14/2008 05:30:51 PM
a bit oversaturated 6
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01/14/2008 05:04:48 PM
One of my tops picks. Stunning colours, gorgeous reflections, just beautiful.
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01/14/2008 01:35:29 PM
Great tones in this & a very nice reflection.
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01/14/2008 12:41:21 PM
Lot's of color here for what would otherwise be a drab photo.
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01/14/2008 03:59:25 AM
lovely reflections
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01/14/2008 03:03:16 AM
Wonderful reflections... very nice coloring.
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