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The Alphabet Weave Rocking Chair
The Alphabet Weave Rocking Chair

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Accidental Letters II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-30D
Lens: Canon EF 24-105mm f/4.0L IS
Location: Wilkesboro, North Carolina
Date: Sep 15, 2008
Aperture: f/22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 8 seconds
Galleries: Abstract, Black and White
Date Uploaded: Sep 21, 2008

spent long long long time in post processing with this one! this is a woven rocking chair, shot with a tripod and remote outside early am; there are many letters from which to choose off of this rocker for the challenge

opened with camera raw conversion in CS3, applied:

strong contrast
heavy clarity
heavy sharpen
darkended blacks,

then in CS3:
horizontal flip of image
light posterization until details desired
buzz filter #3, then faded until details desired
crop from top and bottom
sharpen again with USM

resize for web

Place: 84 out of 113
Avg (all users): 5.1849
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 5.0294
Avg (non-participants): 5.2471
Views since voting: 610
Views during voting: 211
Votes: 119
Comments: 3
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/27/2008 07:12:16 PM
Interesting but is this supposed to be z's? or L's???? Nice color choice as well...
09/23/2008 12:01:58 PM
awesome textures - you have provided a bit of a puzzle for us all to find the letters we want to see - i like!
09/22/2008 04:29:08 AM

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