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Challenge: Free Study 2010-05 (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Places
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 24-120mm f/3.5-5.6G VR
Location: San Franscisco, CA
Date: May 16, 2010
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/400
Galleries: Landscape, Water
Date Uploaded: May 30, 2010

Bay Bridge in San Francisco from the Embarcadero.

PP - tonemapped in qtpfsgui (pregamma 0.697, mantiuk method, contrast mapping 0.1, saturation factor 1.087, detail factor 1), merged back into original at 20% transparency, white balance, increased saturation, colored island more vividly, dodged sailboat in front of island, straightened, cropped, cloned out some vignetting from lens hood and dust spots, increased contrast, resized, copied, sharpened bottom layer, erased all but closer bridge span and merged at 50% transparency, added border.

Place: 101 out of 380
Avg (all users): 5.9209
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 5.9018
Avg (non-participants): 6.0000
Views since voting: 650
Views during voting: 233
Votes: 139
Comments: 5
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/03/2010 06:50:59 PM
This has a dramatic look to it. Nice processing.
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06/02/2010 01:12:14 PM
Hey, I know just where this is taken from! Great composition, good processing, and nice job getting one of the more interesting SF skies. Parts of the span where the cables meet the roadway look a little bit fuzzy--otherwise very solid.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/02/2010 06:18:24 AM
almost a sketch - lovely
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06/02/2010 03:30:14 AM
this is very cool shot,,,,,,,,,i like,,,,,,,
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06/01/2010 06:17:41 AM
I think a slightly lower perspective would have been better
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