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Tribal Smoke
3rd PlaceTribal Smoke
Strikeslip


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Black and White in Color II (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Location: Burlington
Date: Feb 23, 2008
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Abstract, Emotive
Date Uploaded: Feb 22, 2008

Insense smoke shot, peeeeeyuw!

Check out my folder full of Smoke Shots
here. :-)

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Adobe Camera Raw:
Crop & rotate
Custom White Balance, temp=9700, Tint=+2
Blacks=15
Brightness=66

Photoshop:
Neat Image, Some burn upper & lower right & dodge & burn on smoke, Levels, Curves, Invert, Resize, Smart Sharpen=100
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Thanks for the votes! :-) This REALLY stunk up the house!

Here's the original, resized only, photo. Off-camera flash to the right.
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Statistics
Place: 3 out of 249
Avg (all users): 7.0092
Avg (commenters): 8.4545
Avg (participants): 6.8989
Avg (non-participants): 7.0859
Views since voting: 7895
Views during voting: 393
Votes: 217
Comments: 36
Favorites: 8 (view)


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03/10/2008 01:24:34 AM
What a beautiful pattern and such great tonal ranges.
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03/06/2008 04:56:55 AM
Congrats, Slipster! AND you're also a joker and a midnight toker. :)
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03/05/2008 10:32:36 PM
No offense, but I find this kind of shots boring. Anyway great technique and very good PP. Congrats on the top score.
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03/05/2008 10:00:06 PM
Great work slippy...
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03/05/2008 07:56:41 PM
Hot shot! :P Great idea with the inverse.
Congrats on your ribbon!
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03/05/2008 07:05:19 PM
Slippy is SMOOOOOOOOOKIN!!!! Congrats on the yellow.
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03/05/2008 03:31:21 PM
This is really smokin!!!
It's real hot.
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03/05/2008 12:37:36 PM
peeeeeyuw!!!!!!!!
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03/05/2008 10:44:05 AM
And what an excellent smoke shot it is! CONGRATULATIONS!

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03/05/2008 09:54:38 AM
great smoke shot, congrats on the yellow
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03/05/2008 09:25:24 AM
This may be one of the best smoke shots i've seen on this site. Excellent!
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03/05/2008 08:30:41 AM
OMG Slippy won a ribbon! Everyone start going to your local nuclear shelter. The world is going to end!

Gratz Slippy on your ribbon. That shot is a great one.
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03/05/2008 08:05:47 AM
Awesome job, this was my highest rated shot in the challenge, congrats on the non-red ribbon, nicely done.

eta: you have the full set now

Message edited by author 2008-03-05 08:06:09.
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03/05/2008 04:20:57 AM
this was my only 10 in this challenge
congrats on the ribbon

Message edited by author 2008-03-05 04:22:40.
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03/05/2008 03:27:25 AM
Congrats, Slippy, very well done
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03/05/2008 02:06:27 AM
Perfect focus, perfect shape. Great shot, Slippy. Congrats on the ribbon.
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03/05/2008 02:00:41 AM
I was so happy to see that the two entries I gave a perfect 10 to, made it into the top three slots! Congratulations!
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03/05/2008 01:18:27 AM
way to go Slippy! Go Canada Go
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03/05/2008 12:48:21 AM
Grats Slippy!
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03/05/2008 12:41:42 AM
Awesome, and you finally got your "Yellow". Congrats Slippy!
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03/05/2008 12:24:37 AM
Slippy, hoggin all the front page action! :)

SWEET!
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03/05/2008 12:22:44 AM
Congrats on this very cool smoke shot, Slippy. And now you have the full set of ribbons!
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03/05/2008 12:10:39 AM
Omg, he wasn't kidding!
Congrats on a great shot :D
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03/05/2008 12:03:03 AM
First yellow!! Congrats!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/04/2008 10:01:23 PM
Very nice!
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03/03/2008 11:40:16 PM
interesting view of the smoke, I'm curious what you did to emphasize those edges.
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03/02/2008 10:52:41 AM
very niceI love the twisting shapes the smoke is making
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03/01/2008 04:40:57 PM
Perfect!
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02/29/2008 09:03:04 PM
Very cool.
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02/29/2008 03:01:49 AM
great
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02/27/2008 08:56:15 PM
Well done. 10
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02/27/2008 04:46:29 PM
Phenomenal, this is really neat, very nice job with this one, great crisp focus and the smoke is phenomenal, 9
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02/27/2008 12:38:46 PM
Different from any other smoke I have ever seen... great shot!
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02/27/2008 11:37:59 AM
wow, that is some crisp smoke!
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02/27/2008 10:59:58 AM
intense
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02/27/2008 09:33:32 AM
wow, what great sharpness!
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