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Challenge: Risk (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Location: Home Studio
Date: Sep 14, 2008
Aperture: F 8.0
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/13
Galleries: Still Life, Studio
Date Uploaded: Sep 14, 2008

I took this photo in my home studio and used table lamps to light the scene. I put everything on a mirror and used the reflection to add more interest. Adjusted the colors, hues/sats in Photoshop. I also colorized the background to add more interest and color in the shot, I wanted the "heroin" to look more like blood to emphisize the risk element. Hope you all enjoy!!

Statistics
Place: 104 out of 127
Avg (all users): 4.7303
Avg (commenters): 5.2857
Avg (participants): 4.6222
Avg (non-participants): 4.7669
Views since voting: 569
Views during voting: 316
Votes: 178
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/23/2008 10:19:42 PM
There is a lack of sharpness amd detail to this photo and I think most of it is due to the use of excessive JPEG compression. Your file size of only 60k indicates a highly compressed image and that is what I think is robbing a lot of the detail and sharpness from this image. Check your compression settings when you save your file. Always adjust JPEG compression so that your file size is as large as possible, but within the challenge limit. (150k for this one)
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09/22/2008 09:57:26 PM
focus seems a bit off
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09/19/2008 06:08:02 PM
=]
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09/19/2008 04:32:05 PM
provocative...i like it. 7 from me.
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09/18/2008 11:55:00 PM
Blurry on purpose?
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09/18/2008 03:39:22 PM
Fits challenge=5
Color/lighting=1
DOF/focus=0
Wow factor/uniqueness=0
Attractiveness=0
comments: Certainly fits the challenge, but there doesn't seem to be a lot of sharpness to it. It also is kind of boring and doesn't do anything for me. Good luck on the challenge.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/17/2008 08:42:06 PM
whit better focus, this could have been very good.
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09/17/2008 07:27:15 PM
I wish the lines and mirror were a bit crisper
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09/17/2008 10:37:55 AM
Nicely put thematically, the image has softness on the upper right corner which is a bit distracting.
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