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Challenge: Smoke II (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2008
Camera: Sony DSLR-A700
Lens: Sigma 50-500mm f/4.0-6.3 EX DG HSM for Minolta
Date: Nov 3, 2008
Aperture: F6.7
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Candid
Date Uploaded: Nov 3, 2008

PSP X2
- crop
- clarify +1
- histogram (5,1,250)
- smart photo fix (bright -, mid +, shadow -, sat +, sharp +, wht & blk +)
- resize
- usm (.35,100,10) +luminance
- repeat usm
- borders
- hms (0,20,-70)
- clarify +1
- b/c (-3,10)
- smart photo fix (5,0,-10,10,5,0,0)
- s&p (1,1)
- neat image
- save as JPG

Probably shouldn't enter this but I invested too much time messing around with it. :-) Not enough smoke probably. I went out after work and noticed this guy working a cigar while taking a break (or he could have been done for the day). The severe crop is because he had a white plastic bag and bottled water at his feet that were distracting.

Statistics
Place: 61 out of 105
Avg (all users): 5.1931
Avg (commenters): 6.6250
Avg (participants): 4.9024
Avg (non-participants): 5.2552
Views since voting: 527
Views during voting: 371
Votes: 233
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/10/2008 04:07:36 PM
Nice border...
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11/10/2008 01:10:04 PM
Love the framing, but subject doesn't keep my interest for long.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/07/2008 06:36:49 PM
nice situation
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/06/2008 02:36:18 PM
My only disappointment is that the guy is using a cell phone. Having a smoke is about stopping time for a moment so I would like to see him watch your great background.
But that's just an ex-smoker rambling, fantastic picture!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/06/2008 01:08:05 PM
I like everything about this except the cell phone. 7
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/05/2008 10:55:21 PM
Meets Challenge:2
Technicality:2
Interestingness:2
Personal Bias:
TOTAL: 6
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/05/2008 11:41:58 AM
Nice iamge, good detail, 8.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/05/2008 02:28:45 AM
Reminds me of grandpa
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/05/2008 12:47:35 AM
nice catch of the smoke with the shallow D.O.F.!
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