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BrianR


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Challenge: HDR II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6
Location: Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Date: Sep 12, 2009
Aperture: 7.1
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320
Galleries: Cityscape, Rural
Date Uploaded: Sep 12, 2009

Open 3 files +2 0 -2ev Dynamic HDR

CS3
Crop
Remove distractions
Shadow/Highlights
Hue/Sat
Dodge/Burn
NI

Statistics
Place: 103 out of 155
Avg (all users): 5.4378
Avg (commenters): 4.5000
Avg (participants): 5.3488
Avg (non-participants): 5.5043
Views since voting: 536
Views during voting: 440
Votes: 201
Comments: 8
Favorites: 0


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09/21/2009 02:44:09 AM
Commenting as part of my Team Suck duties...

I reckon this subject had some wonderful potential. A tighter crop (remove much of the right) and a little tweaking of the HDR to reduce the blacks and halo in the clouds and this would have faired much better. I think this image as it is suffered b/c it fell between the pigeon holes of landscape and mechanical, and also b/c it feels a little over processed. I do like the subject, the details and the colours in the shot... I'd love to see some outtakes or this one reprocessed, as I think you could get a top 10 from it.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/19/2009 08:15:08 PM
Interesting machine. The sky is a distraction. Overall, this image is oversaturated.
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09/17/2009 09:38:23 PM
I like the strong colors, but otherwise this is not doing too much for me, I'm afraid. Maybe the rest of the image is overpowering the main subject and it just does not stand out. Not really certain though.
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09/16/2009 10:19:03 PM
seems like a bit much to me, and im the queen of overdoing HDR. clouds are just a little distracting
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09/16/2009 08:37:59 PM
A little to much HDR here, Colors are off. But great subject and composition, the processing kinda ruins it for me though. Sorry. try not to over process.
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09/16/2009 09:59:06 AM
Great sky! Nice job!
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09/15/2009 03:30:43 PM
It looks a little dull and over processed
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09/15/2009 01:45:14 PM
I shall be rating this challenge by the following criteria:

1 - Not HDR in my opinion

3 - HDR is way over-done, in my opinion

5 - A reasonable use of HDR, but not a very engaging photo, in my opinion

7 - A reasonable use of HDR, and an engaging photo, in my opinion

10 - A fantastic use of HDR, and an out of this world photo, in my opinion

Your photo receives:

3
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