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Challenge: Artificial Lighting (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX Zoom Nikkor 18-135mm f/3.5-5.6G IF-ED
Location: A field in London, Ontario
Date: Oct 10, 2009
Aperture: 3.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 30s
Date Uploaded: Oct 10, 2009

This was a fun challenge. Had to go out two nights in a row to try to get the effect I was looking for. The first night I put the flash in his head, and had another on the ground, but both were way too bright. Second night I used a flashlight in his head, and a giant flashlight shone through some fabric to diffuse the light. I've not shot at night before so was pretty pleased with how it turned out, with the stars showing up.

Wow! I'm so excited to make the top 10! Thanks for all your kind comments!

Statistics
Place: 8 out of 111
Avg (all users): 6.5862
Avg (commenters): 6.4000
Avg (participants): 6.0682
Avg (non-participants): 6.7296
Views since voting: 2253
Views during voting: 340
Votes: 203
Comments: 15
Favorites: 3 (view)


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10/21/2009 10:47:00 PM
Congrats Jo, great image and great finish :)
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10/21/2009 11:35:47 AM
Really like this one. Nice finish. Congrats.
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10/21/2009 11:31:02 AM
CONGRATS! I'm soo happy for you Jo! Excellent finish! Congrats on your new PB!
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10/21/2009 12:21:42 AM
Outstanding finish, and great photo.
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10/21/2009 12:14:36 AM
Cool shot, maybe could be creepier with a cloudy sky.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/20/2009 10:48:07 PM
Great capture of the sky and the light in the jack o' lantern. Fun and spooky!
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10/18/2009 09:04:57 AM
Neat shot, but doesn't seem like obviously artificial light, if sources are moon and candle...
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10/18/2009 02:40:31 AM
are those *natural* stars??? jk

great shot!
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10/17/2009 02:55:15 PM
nice lighting
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10/17/2009 01:52:38 PM
Perfect, Just perfect.
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10/16/2009 05:10:51 PM
Great long exposure. It's cool that you could capture the beautiful blue sky with stars.
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10/16/2009 02:59:13 PM
it's a little bit early for halloween :)
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10/15/2009 09:14:16 PM
crap
10/14/2009 11:26:48 AM
I predict a BLUE...or at least a very close tie with another entry. This will certainly be in the top ten...but that's and understatement isn't it...
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10/14/2009 01:52:54 AM
It's hard to tell if this shot was done with aritificial light
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