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Tiny Hidden Gem

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Challenge: Gold II (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2011
Camera: Sony DSLR-A700
Lens: Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 EX DG APO IF for Sony
Date: May 10, 2011
Aperture: F2.8
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Animals
Date Uploaded: May 10, 2011

I'm not sure what color this little tree frog is, but it's fairly close to gold, I think. :-)

Hadn't really planned on entering anything, but tonight I noticed movement in the straw that's protecting some new grass we've planted and saw this little tree frog nestled in there. Went back and grabbed my camera and took a quick photo. Substantial cropping...


Sony RAW -> TIFF (adjust highlights down)
- levels (contrast)
- HSM (5,0,-30)
- crop
- resize
- sharpen
- resize
- USM (.35,100,10) +luminance
- border
- save as JPG

Place: 62 out of 98
Avg (all users): 5.0000
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 4.5652
Avg (non-participants): 5.1361
Views since voting: 509
Views during voting: 300
Votes: 193
Comments: 3
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/12/2011 12:37:37 PM
Cute. I see him hiding in there. :-)
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05/11/2011 03:48:48 PM
a cute little guy! i tend to see more tans and such rather than golds but i am not going to mark you down for it
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05/11/2011 12:46:21 AM
I feel like a child laying down in the grass! This could have done well in either challenge, i think. Good job evoking thoughts of halcyon days of youth.
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