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Challenge: Puzzle Macro II (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Nikon D300
Lens: Nikon MF 50mm f/1.4
Date: Nov 12, 2008
Aperture: Not sure!
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1.3
Galleries: Abstract, Macro
Date Uploaded: Nov 12, 2008

A small steel sink trap for a bathroom sink, placed on my laptop screen that was displaying a color wheel. I used my 50mm MF nikkor 1.4, inverted the lens on a inversion ring. Dang! That this sure has a narrow DOF!!!

Adjusted saturation, clarity, and vibrance prior to RAW conversion. Noise Ninja, hue/saturation, crop, minor clone to remove smudges on metal, minor dodge/burn to emphasize contrast, resize for web. Noise Ninja post resize, black border, USM.

Post Challenge: Thanks for all the comments and votes.

And one point on the depth of field - it is exactly as I wanted - wider DOF outtakes took away from the abstract feel I was attempting.

Statistics
Place: 17 out of 262
Avg (all users): 6.2485
Avg (commenters): 6.8750
Avg (participants): 6.0735
Avg (non-participants): 6.3663
Views since voting: 1773
Views during voting: 292
Votes: 169
Comments: 25
Favorites: 1 (view)


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11/26/2008 10:53:41 AM
This is such a cool image, Peter! Congrats on top 20 (I though I would place mch higher, though)!
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11/26/2008 12:36:45 AM
Talk about seeing beauty in the every day. Great colors, and yes, that dof is very shallow, but it obviously works quite well here.
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11/26/2008 12:20:57 AM
i love the changes in color. lol who knew a sink trap could be so pretty?
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11/26/2008 12:19:46 AM
i knew this one would come back up... I still think it it deserved a top 10 finish but I suppose we will have to settle for top 20, adding to faves
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
11/25/2008 10:34:43 PM
your good
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11/25/2008 05:20:11 PM
Nice colours and lighting.
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11/25/2008 03:50:12 PM
A stumper, so meets the challenge. Love it. The 3D feeling is very good and dof is brilliant.
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11/23/2008 08:04:16 PM
Looking through a collander? The colours are really beautiful.
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11/22/2008 06:19:24 PM
nice colors and focus.
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11/22/2008 07:40:06 AM
great colours
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11/22/2008 03:04:47 AM
A grill of some sort
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11/21/2008 01:11:56 PM
I like the blue :)
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11/20/2008 09:24:09 PM
spatula
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11/20/2008 04:36:21 PM
Great colors! I would like to see more focus though.
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11/20/2008 12:15:06 PM
strainer with something color in side. Like the colors.
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11/20/2008 08:54:31 AM
a metal strainer?......cool effect the holes almost look like raised dots
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11/20/2008 12:14:47 AM
collender?
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11/19/2008 07:23:50 PM
Great colours, focus an composition. No idea what it is though! Top marks from me.
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11/19/2008 11:42:25 AM
Holes in something round/curved with excellent lighting.
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11/19/2008 06:10:53 AM
cylindrical pen cover or similar?
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11/19/2008 04:38:09 AM
Mmmm mouthpiece of an old type telephone...showerhead...
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11/19/2008 03:18:16 AM
good lighting, but DOF is too shallow
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11/19/2008 01:42:36 AM
I suspect front page...

Bench? Some kind of kitchen tool thing? I feel like I know what it should be, I just can't think of the right word.
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11/19/2008 01:12:37 AM
No vote, just guessing...

Some type of metal speaker grill?
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11/19/2008 01:03:36 AM
someone else did something similar......not quite sure what it is
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