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Challenge: Free Study 2009-07 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: 2009 - Challenges
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
Location: Upper Antelope Canyon - Page, AZ
Date: Jul 13, 2009
Aperture: f/5/6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/10 sec.
Galleries: Landscape, Nature
Date Uploaded: Jul 30, 2009

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This was taken at the entrance to Upper Antelope Canyon...this was the most amazing day on our trip...such a beautiful place. Our guide was superb...

Place: 81 out of 419
Avg (all users): 6.1824
Avg (commenters): 5.5000
Avg (participants): 6.1441
Avg (non-participants): 6.2973
Views since voting: 943
Views during voting: 249
Votes: 148
Comments: 6
Favorites: 1 (view)

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08/26/2009 05:32:55 PM
it looks like an amazing place with the light coming down like that and the excellent rock formations and patterns .. its a brilliant shot janine .. congrats on a great score in the free study .. :)
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08/11/2009 02:49:09 PM
Congratulations, Janine, on a new personal best!! 81 out of 418 ain't too shabby!! You're on a roll, girl.. keep 'em coming!!
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08/08/2009 09:24:02 AM
Hi from the CC Club,

Another gorgeous shot of the slots. You can never really go wrong with these shots.

You did really well with this shot, very crisp, very clean. I especially like the fact that you can hardly see any footsteps in the sand.

The only problem with the slots is that at some point you are going to encounter daylight. You have managed teh daylight fairly well here. there is no way around it being blown out.

It is a little over sharpened, I know that the walls are made from sand and do tend to look on photos as though they are sharpened a lot as there appears to he halos on the edges, but I think you could have stepped back a bit on this one.

In Post Processing , play with the hue and saturation and selective colours. Mainly because you will find that there are hidden colours in those walls. Mainly purples believe it or not.

Great photo and they look amazing blown up and hung up on the wall. Well done
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/06/2009 04:49:06 AM
slot canyons in powell!?!?
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08/02/2009 06:04:38 PM
A very nice look at a very hackneyed subject.
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08/01/2009 07:44:38 PM
Classic photo of this canyon, would love to see it myself.
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