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Flaming Snake Eyes
Flaming Snake Eyes
Marc923


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Red III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Pentax K20D
Lens: Sigma 70mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro for Pentax
Location: Kitchen/Studio
Date: Nov 11, 2008
Aperture: F/22
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/45 sec.
Date Uploaded: Nov 11, 2008

My original idea for blue didn't work. I was about to bag the whole thing and not enter. Then I noticed these colored dice I had laying around. I placed them on a piece of paper and my light source was direct sunlight through the back window.

CS3 edits; smart sharpen, curves, contrast, saturation boost, resize and border (I hope it's not too distracting.)

White balance was on auto, and the more I tried to get the paper whiter, the more I'd lose detail on the dice. So sticking with it as a grey color. Predicting maybe a 6 or high 5 score.

My first entry with the K20D - IMGP0025

Statistics
Place: 23 out of 205
Avg (all users): 6.0181
Avg (commenters): 7.2500
Avg (participants): 6.1207
Avg (non-participants): 5.9630
Views since voting: 1050
Views during voting: 280
Votes: 166
Comments: 8
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/17/2008 10:04:43 PM
Creative use of the dice, lovely "flames", and just enough texture in the background to make it a little more interesting.
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11/15/2008 03:52:24 PM
Nice ue of the color red, but the shadow just seems a tad distracting for some reason. The border on the top and bottom is a nice touch.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/15/2008 01:18:57 PM
Excellent composition!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/13/2008 07:17:32 PM
Gorgeous lights in the shadows.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/13/2008 12:12:35 AM
Meets Challenge 2
Technicalities 2
Interestingness 2
Out of the Box 2
Personal Bias2
Total = 10
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/12/2008 03:25:50 PM
Very, very cool! nice work.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
11/12/2008 11:10:08 AM
Very very cool shadows.
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11/12/2008 07:21:07 AM
Interesting image, but it seems kind of gimmicky.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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