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Mockingbird in Twilight
Mockingbird in Twilight

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Challenge: Fine Arts: Exhibit I (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
Location: Florida/my backyard
Date: Mar 7, 2010
Aperture: f/4
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320 sec
Galleries: Landscape, Birds
Date Uploaded: Mar 7, 2010

Taken in my backyard as the sun was lowering over the trees. Not sure that this is considered fine art and it may not have appeal to many; however, I just liked the feel of it. Totally spontaneous shot.

Very little processing. Blur from camera movement.

Convert from raw to jpeg
Selection of branch on right; added camera blur.
Color adjustment
Brigtness/Contrast adjustment
Shadow/highlight adjustment
Hue/Saturation adjustment
Slight Dodge/Burn
Selection on sky for highlight adjustment
Noise reduction
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Place: 181 out of 193
Avg (all users): 4.4868
Avg (commenters): 5.0000
Avg (participants): 4.2475
Avg (non-participants): 4.7614
Views since voting: 628
Views during voting: 370
Votes: 189
Comments: 10
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
03/14/2010 03:46:40 PM
3 - Like the concept, wish the composition was stronger and the effect also.
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03/12/2010 04:23:11 PM
Soft, watercolory, very nice.
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03/11/2010 09:23:18 PM
I like the background lighting
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03/11/2010 06:40:12 PM
Stunning bokeh.
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03/10/2010 01:17:06 AM
Sorry but to me this sems really out of focus!
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03/09/2010 08:35:56 PM
Very nice artwork..
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03/09/2010 11:40:59 AM
love the very, soft feel of this...well done
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03/08/2010 12:55:14 PM
Nice job of creating the water color type of image.
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03/08/2010 01:55:03 AM
Sorry, too much out of focus to my taste.
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03/08/2010 01:26:37 AM
looks like a painting
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