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Happy Face!
Happy Face!

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Challenge: Sunshine After The Rain (Advanced Editing VII*)
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM
Location: Madison, WI
Date: Sep 11, 2010
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/1000
Galleries: Candid, Animals
Date Uploaded: Sep 11, 2010

I know pet photos normally don't do well at DPC, but Nala looks so happy in this photo, it's hard to not enter it. We were playing frisbee, and in this photo, she is waiting for me to toss it. It's hard to capture the amount of excitement she has, but this photo comes close.

Post Processing (Aperture):
* Increase exposure
* Increase recovery
* Increase black point
* Increase brightness
* Increase contrast
* Increase definition
* Increase saturation/vibrancy
* Increase highlights and shadows
* Levels
* Increase orange saturation and luminance
* Dodge and sharpen the eyes
* Clone/Repair some of the background to take out distracting lawn clippings
* Vignette
* Sharpen Edges
* Export to 800px
* Unsharp Mask (Pixelmator)
* Export for Web (Pixelmator)

Place: 98 out of 119
Avg (all users): 4.8740
Avg (commenters): 6.5000
Avg (participants): 4.7750
Avg (non-participants): 4.9195
Views since voting: 596
Views during voting: 236
Votes: 127
Comments: 2
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/19/2010 06:42:24 PM
Animals are fantastic for taking ones mind off their troubles. Just like this one....they do smile.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/13/2010 07:20:13 PM
what a cute puppy!
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