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The Gold Bug - Poe Title
The Gold Bug - Poe Title

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Challenge: DNMC (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Location: Rio Grande
Date: Apr 1, 2008
Aperture: f/16
ISO: 800
Shutter: 1.3 sec
Galleries: Still Life, Macro
Date Uploaded: Apr 1, 2008

Beetle set on an LCD watch purposely set to date and time that predate the challenge submission window in an attempt to appear not to meet the challenge by seeming to break the rules...or something like that.

Lightroom: raw conversion with ACR. Exposure, recovery, clarity, vibrance, hsl, noise reduction, capture sharpen

Photoshop CS2: Noise Ninja, clone out dust spots, curves, saturation, smart sharpen, resize, usm for local contrast, save for web

Place: 89 out of 153
Avg (all users): 5.4167
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.2885
Avg (non-participants): 5.5147
Views since voting: 684
Views during voting: 234
Votes: 120
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/05/2008 10:50:37 AM
DNMC, so you meet the challenge, which makes your shot DNMC for this challenge, that meets the challenge of DNMC which is DNMC..Right
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04/03/2008 10:37:39 PM
A computer bug? I like it. DNMC. MC. DNMC. MC.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/02/2008 10:57:52 PM
A bit of a blown out area on its back. otherwise, nice macro.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/02/2008 12:28:32 PM
I like the composition but a bit more diffuse light would have been nicer. The blown portion of the beetles carapace is blinding. The DNMC/DQ date is funny.
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04/02/2008 03:02:30 AM
I'm sorry but this really doesn't meet the challenge at all, 10
  Photographer found comment helpful.

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