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Monet's Modern Masterpiece
Monet's Modern Masterpiece
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Upside Down III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: Royal Botanical Gardens, Melbourne, Australia
Date: Oct 15, 2008
Aperture: F4.5
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/640
Galleries: Cityscape, Water
Date Uploaded: Oct 14, 2008

The Image: Taken at our Botanical Gardens the morning of the deadline. I tried doing this image as a nightime long exposure, but movement in the water made it difficult to make out detail. The sun came out for me after some overcast mornings, so I took my opportunity.

The Edit: Rotate 180 degrees, Smart Sharpen, Levels, Colour Balance, Neat Image DPC moved to 720 pixels! I hate the puny 640 pixel size on shots like this. Come on guys, it's time!

The Prediction: Not sure...haven't been that good at guessing these days...hope for a 6 plus

Statistics
Place: 28 out of 170
Avg (all users): 5.8686
Avg (commenters): 8.8000
Avg (participants): 5.7333
Avg (non-participants): 5.9154
Views since voting: 1007
Views during voting: 281
Votes: 175
Comments: 9
Favorites: 2 (view)


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AuthorThread
10/27/2008 05:01:33 AM
Enzo, you gave this beautiful shot the perfect title. I can't believe it only scored a 5.8...
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10/22/2008 02:22:30 AM
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vibrant, luminous, impressionistic--well done
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10/22/2008 12:25:11 AM
man I loved this shot, gave it an early fave. Can't see how it scored a 5.8...
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/21/2008 06:58:43 PM
I thought Monet when I looked at this first, looks fab. The colours are great.
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10/19/2008 09:07:19 AM
This is quite nice but the line at the bottom of the image is a bit distracting.

Lovely colour in the sky reflection though.

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10/16/2008 03:08:30 AM
beautiful! love the colours! 10 points.
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10/15/2008 03:55:40 PM
captivating and screams Monet (possibly on acid).I want to read your comments
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10/15/2008 11:55:18 AM
this is beautiful! The leaves remind me of cherry blossom trees and the green some...foilage :p, the 'sky' seems speckled with stars I love this 9
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10/15/2008 12:32:53 AM
has an impressionist feel reminiscent of Monet's 'water lilies' with a modern twist. I love the composition and the colors and the feel, 10 + fave hope you win!
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