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Challenge: Red III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Hollywood Studios, Orlando, FL
Date: Nov 11, 2008
Aperture: f/2
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/3000
Galleries: Performance
Date Uploaded: Nov 11, 2008

This shocking red hair seemed appropriate for the challenge. My guess is that it won't be red enough compared to the other shots in the challenge, but I try to use people in my shots whenever possible.

I loved the expression and pose of this dancer.

Post processing:
Lightroom - fill light (used quite a bit to try to compensate for the harsh noon sun/shadows), clarity, blacks

CS3 - curves, border, save for web

Place: 115 out of 205
Avg (all users): 5.1849
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.3019
Avg (non-participants): 5.1183
Views since voting: 662
Views during voting: 309
Votes: 146
Comments: 9
Favorites: 0

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11/19/2008 12:13:07 AM
I liked this one. It seems like she's cheering for me, Just-A-Mister-E!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/18/2008 10:25:38 PM
After being exposed to the radioactive chicken a la king in the school cafeteria, Frank would go through a terrible transformation whenever he got angry.

You get my blue shoehorn for injecting a little humor into the challenge, even if I had to decide for myself what it meant.
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11/17/2008 08:10:15 AM
Even got the Avril neck tie going on...
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11/16/2008 07:43:24 PM
Wish the background could have been less cluttered, particularly by the guy with the red necktie. Perhaps stepping to your right a bit would have helped. Red skirt, necktie, and hair (nominally, although rather orange here) and red on the boxes fit the challenge, but that expression (snarl?) makes the image less appealing (and doesn't communicate "strength" very well, if that was the intent).
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11/16/2008 03:58:51 AM
Wonderful fun shot! Nicely composed too!
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11/14/2008 03:25:24 PM
Very good, I like this take on the challenge.
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11/13/2008 12:21:02 AM
Meets Challenge 2
Technicalities 2
Interestingness 1
Out of the Box
Personal Bias
Total = 5
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11/12/2008 11:37:29 AM
I like this, like the composition and the rockstar quality of the girl.
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11/12/2008 07:46:21 AM
it's like preppy punk
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