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Challenge: 7 Heavenly Virtues II (Basic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon PowerShot S3 IS
Location: Martinez, California, USA
Date: Jun 24, 2008
Aperture: 8.0
ISO: 80
Shutter: 1/40
Galleries: Emotive, Political
Date Uploaded: Jun 24, 2008

I had Isaac toss a gold coin into a hat; I wanted to shoot with a slow-enough shutter speed so as to capture the coin blurred in flight, while still having a chance to keep the rest in focus.

Because we were shooting in bright late-afternoon sunlight, to shoot slow with my limited aperture range, I had to have Isaac also act as a "neutral density filter" by positioning himself so as to cast a shadow on the scene.

-Handheld, Tv (Shutter-Priority) mode, Super-Macro mode
-RGB Curve
-Blue/Yellow Curve
-Crop to square
-Resize
-USM at 12%/48 dia/TH = 0
-USM at 66%/0.6 dia/TH = 5
-Enlarge Canvas with Black
-Enlarge Canvas with White
-SaveAs JPEG at quality 8/10 = 108kb

Statistics
Place: 72 out of 83
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Votes: 188
Comments: 3
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/30/2008 02:30:14 PM
Nice thought for a image.
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06/26/2008 08:06:21 PM
sorry this shot does not hold much interest for me, the blur of the coin and hand seems a bit distracting /5
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06/25/2008 11:09:47 AM
good idea, but may of worked better with a shorter shutter speed
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