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Challenge: Image Grain III (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Location: Seattle Washington
Date: Jun 25, 2009
Aperture: f/2.0
ISO: 3200
Shutter: 1/10sec
Galleries: Food and Drink
Date Uploaded: Jun 28, 2009

Camera Raw 5.3

Changed White Balance to Tungsten
Exposure -1.05
Recovery 10
Blacks 53
Brightness +56
Contrast +31
Clarity +17
Vibrance +17
Saturation +3

Photoshop CS4

Add Noise 8% gaussian monochromatic
Convert to Lab Color
Apply unsharp mask to lightness channel (85%, 1.0 radius, 0 Threshold)
Convert back to RGB Color
Image size
Canvas Size Relative 10 pixels to create border
Save as Jpeg Quality 10

Place: 58 out of 177
Avg (all users): 5.6552
Avg (commenters): 6.2000
Avg (participants): 5.5714
Avg (non-participants): 5.7333
Views since voting: 728
Views during voting: 202
Votes: 116
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0

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07/24/2010 09:03:31 PM
Excellent color tone and great DOF.
07/08/2009 04:32:03 PM
5.6 is a way underated .. but you know at DPC, it is never fair :)
 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/05/2009 10:12:36 PM
No snifter or side glass of water? Looks like a shot instead :) Love the golden tones and the bokeh. (ahh I had to go look it up - memory does not serve me well. i was a bartender once a loooong time ago in a foo foo restaurant. now I see it can be served this way lol)
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07/05/2009 06:55:29 PM
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07/05/2009 11:36:10 AM
Challenge Relevance:6 Impact/Emotion/Mood:5.5 Technicals:5.5 Processing:5 Creativity:5
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07/02/2009 12:39:54 PM
Great background. Like the brushed look to it.
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07/01/2009 12:19:43 PM
Love the negative space & the minimalism. Well done!....7
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