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Reflections of a bean
Reflections of a bean

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Free Study 2009-03 (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
Date: Mar 20, 2009
Aperture: F/5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Architecture, High Dynamic Range (HDR)
Date Uploaded: Mar 30, 2009

This is a photo of Cloud Gate in Millennium Park in Chicago.

Post processing:

Tone mapped in Photomatix (using a single CR2 file)
selectively desaturated blues in bottom half
neat image
smart sharpen
resize to 2800px
resize to 1400px
sharpen x2
resize to 700px
smart sharpen
added border
save for web

Place: 38 out of 475
Avg (all users): 6.3571
Avg (commenters): 6.3333
Avg (participants): 6.3178
Avg (non-participants): 6.4848
Views since voting: 1206
Views during voting: 251
Votes: 140
Comments: 5
Favorites: 3 (view)

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/06/2009 10:25:51 PM
04/04/2009 06:07:53 PM
Haven't seen this fully in a shot before. Looks great. Looks like you've captured it at a nice time of day too.
04/04/2009 11:36:55 AM
Marvelous object, great reflections. Can't wait to learn where this is. No vote.
04/02/2009 11:29:22 PM
Excellent bean shot - it sure if fun to play with it, isn't it?
04/02/2009 01:07:07 PM
coolest/best processed shot i've seen of the bean, i couldn't get a decent image out of it for the life of me :/

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