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Georgia, how it once looked  (1850?)
Georgia, how it once looked (1850?)
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Challenge: Free Study 2008-03 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Fujifilm FinePix S3 Pro
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom-Nikkor 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 ED
Location: Marietta, Georgia
Date: Mar 26, 2008
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/250
Date Uploaded: Mar 26, 2008

Lovely tree against deep-blue sky, framed above civil war era fence! Used the split-rail fence to give the image a 'base' and contrast the green expanse in the foreground. Removed insignificant (modern signage) near tree line. I tried to give it an authentic turn of the century feel in sepia. I liked the stunning colors, but made it look older.
Some color adjustments in channel mixer, adjusted levels, noise ninja even at ISO 100 wanted a pristine image, flipped horizontally, Cropped and re-sized.

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/05/2008 02:09:14 AM
Nice leading lines with the fence and I like the sepia tone you chose for this shot. The shadow between the tree and fence line seems to distract from the shot and main subject (the main tree). I do like the detail in the forest behind the subject. Nice work.
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04/04/2008 05:14:36 AM
Great choice of color-cast to give this the effect of a photo from that era. Nice composition using the fence as a line.
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04/03/2008 09:20:29 PM
Good choice of duotone, but I believe you could have extracted more detail and texture in the grass.
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04/01/2008 10:07:13 PM
I really love the simplicity here, a great photograph.
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