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To Swat, or Not to Swat
To Swat, or Not to Swat

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Death II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Date: Jul 28, 2009
Aperture: 11
ISO: 200
Shutter: 100
Galleries: Black and White, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jul 28, 2009

LR2, WB adjustment, Blacks adjustment (open), Nik Silver Effx, Neutral preset, global 5%brightness, 30% contrast, 40% structure (approximate), global blue tone preset lowered saturation, back to LR2 slight bump to tone curve 11 light, -12 dark, -2 shadows, CS4 curves medium then linear preset, flattened adjustment layers, healed about 8 or so dust spots (sensor), duplicate image, resized x 3 to 628px, USM 115/0.5/1 (approximate), added 12 px border, SFW.

Fly was already dead... :)

Place: 5 out of 85
Avg (all users): 6.2789
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 5.7407
Avg (non-participants): 6.4000
Views since voting: 2258
Views during voting: 293
Votes: 147
Comments: 9
Favorites: 1 (view)

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08/05/2009 12:19:13 AM
Congrats, Ben!

I say, "Swat."
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08/05/2009 12:15:54 AM
ha look at that - you and Lydia finished as neighbors! Great tones, freaky scene. Congrats on 5th place!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/04/2009 11:13:02 PM
I think this fits life and death better, but still an excellent capture. I've never seen a swatter so tentative. 9
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08/04/2009 09:02:10 PM
nailed him!
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08/03/2009 09:38:10 AM
Another ribbon!
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08/01/2009 04:58:34 PM
Oh I really love it! Nice and crisp details.
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07/30/2009 12:53:34 PM
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07/29/2009 03:03:21 PM
Great picture
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07/29/2009 12:02:35 AM
:) That is the question...
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