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Challenge: ABC...LMN...XYZ (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF Nikkor 50mm f/1.8
Location: Elgin High School Room 244
Date: May 9, 2008
Aperture: f/7.1
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/25
Date Uploaded: May 9, 2008

Shot w/ the gum on a toothpick. Held two Cokin filters in front of the lens (I don't have the bracket to hold them).

Convert from RAW
levels
curves
Sat
flatten
USM
levels again w/ layer mask for vignetting
USM again w/ layer mask to sharpen up the gum
dup layer and gaussian blur to blend the vignetting


Statistics
Place: 173 out of 194
Avg (all users): 4.9929
Avg (commenters): 6.3846
Avg (participants): 4.7206
Avg (non-participants): 5.2466
Views since voting: 704
Views during voting: 251
Votes: 141
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/17/2008 10:14:42 AM
nasty!
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05/16/2008 09:00:25 PM
Very detailed....Reminds me of my chilhood.
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05/15/2008 02:53:07 PM
it that gum?? .. well, nice lighting
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05/14/2008 04:16:43 PM
Ok...points for quirkiness...
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05/13/2008 01:16:25 PM
Lol and ewww! I'm sure your getting many interesting comments off of this one. Weird and gross, but funny at the same time. I like the color contrast of background and gum. Good lighting.
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05/12/2008 09:43:35 PM
Ewww!
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05/12/2008 10:50:17 AM
OMG... Great title, great glorification of the more-than-mundane. I'm sure you're gonna get hammered but I love it. Good luck!
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05/12/2008 10:48:56 AM
Winner for grossest picture!
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05/12/2008 09:00:55 AM
hehe! I remember ABC gum from school when I was a kid! -really funny! and a great pic... nice lighting effect ! :) high score! :)
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05/12/2008 05:19:36 AM
Well, somebody had to do it. Great colour for the background.
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05/12/2008 01:49:33 AM
lol..no way....that's funny and gross at the same time...
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05/12/2008 12:42:51 AM
i've never looked at abc gum this long. very raw-chickenish.
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05/12/2008 12:19:01 AM
eeeeekkkkkk! nice and simple, love the colour
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05/12/2008 12:09:47 AM
lol. it looks like a chunk of salmon
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