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Bummer... No waves...
Bummer... No waves...
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Challenge: Black and White in Color II (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: CHALLENGES
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ED
Location: Playa Carrillo, Costa Rica
Date: Feb 23, 2008
Aperture: 22
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Travel
Date Uploaded: Feb 24, 2008

I was waiting for the sunset with my camera on a tripod when this guy walked in front of the camera. I thought he looked so sad since there were no waves for him to play with! All I did to the image was adjust Sharpness, a little of the saturation and the contrast. I also straightened it a bit to have the horizon look right.

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Place: 159 out of 249
Avg (all users): 5.0243
Avg (commenters): 5.3333
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Views since voting: 618
Views during voting: 292
Votes: 206
Comments: 6
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/02/2008 10:04:05 AM
It's a lovely picture, but you wasted it in a challenge it really doesn't fit. Yes, this scene has little color in it, but a beachscape is hardly a greyscale subject.
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02/29/2008 10:28:10 PM
wow. wonderful
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02/29/2008 08:21:55 AM
There is a good deal of digital noise in the water especially where the sun is reflecting. the composition is beautiful though.
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02/29/2008 02:59:35 AM
Over sharpened the water and sand. Nice composition
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02/28/2008 06:34:13 PM
dmtc
02/27/2008 02:05:51 PM
Nice use of light
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