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Challenge: Motion Blur III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF Fisheye-Nikkor 10.5mm f/2.8G IF-ED DX
Location: Toronto, Ontario
Date: Oct 28, 2008
Aperture: f/18
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/8
Galleries: Cityscape, Blur
Date Uploaded: Oct 28, 2008

I took this picture While I was downtown shooting my Street Photography Challenge Pic... I took it just for fun... had the umbrella out to keep the rain off my new Nikon 10.5mm Fisheye lens, and noticed that it was getting in my shot... but i actually kinda liked it, so I threw a flash on the camera with a Garry Fong to light up my hand and the umbrella, then fired away Hand Held... the pic was taken at 1/8 sec Handheld; that's what I love about Fisheye lenses... you can get really sharp pics at really slow shutter speeds... I didn't intend on entering this pic in the Motion Blur challenge... I just took it for fun, and decided that I might as well enter it... Now... here's the catch... In my own opinion, this pic only really looks good when it is edited under advanced editing rules... Here is how I would edit it IF this were advanced editing...
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But, since I am stuck with Basic editing... this is the best I can do... i'm not expecting much... oh well =P

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/02/2008 02:17:03 PM
Interesting city scene. The hand and umbrella make this image interesting.
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10/30/2008 05:18:48 PM
I think I have seen this shot on the forums... fun.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/29/2008 08:56:30 PM
The umbrella and the fisheye work great together. A little saturated, some blow outs, but a great photo for this challenge.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
10/29/2008 01:53:42 AM
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  Photographer found comment helpful.


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