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Challenge: Double Take II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Pentax K200D
Lens: Tamron AF 18-250mm F/3.5-6.3 Di II LD Aspherical (IF) for Pentax
Location: Quebec City, Quebec, Canada
Date: Aug 31, 2008
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/80
Galleries: Urban, Travel
Date Uploaded: Aug 31, 2008

A quick grab shot taken this afternoon in Quebec City ... not the best shot from my vacation so far by a long shot, but one of two that best fits the challenge. Think this might elicit a few chuckles, and guessing a typical mid-5 finish for me.

A quick edit in LR 2.0, and now back out to grab some night shots before we head out of town and on to our next destination.

Post-challenge: Well, this did a lot worse than expected; guess the moment didn't overcome the technical failings. A typical pitfall of street photography around here. Yep, it was way oversharpened, because it was more than a little soft. Had to shoot quickly at a relatively low shutter speed with the lens fully extended before the moment disappeared forever.

Statistics
Place: 141 out of 150
Avg (all users): 4.6612
Avg (commenters): 5.8000
Avg (participants): 4.4222
Avg (non-participants): 4.8026
Views since voting: 738
Views during voting: 208
Votes: 121
Comments: 6
Favorites: 0


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09/09/2008 01:19:46 AM
Oh I liked this a lot. Thought it was QC.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/04/2008 02:42:39 PM
Nice picture - Looks a little oversharpened though
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09/03/2008 10:51:09 PM
Beautiful shot of Quebec City. I do hope you had a wonderful time and that you managed to get some great images.
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09/02/2008 04:10:05 PM
Oh, well spotted! The expressions on your two subjects are perfect, too.
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09/02/2008 01:57:01 AM
Good spot! (no pun intended)
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09/01/2008 05:02:09 PM
HA! What a great fun shot. I love the "twins" and their facial expessions! There is so much going on in this photo and yet I immediately see the double take. Well done. 8
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