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Challenge: Rule of Thirds in Blue (Basic Editing)
Collection: 2011
Camera: Sony Alpha A55
Lens: Sony SAL-50F14 Normal 50mm f/1.4 Autofocus Lens for the Sony
Date: Jul 17, 2011
Aperture: F4
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/5
Galleries: Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 17, 2011

Background is bit blotchier than I'd like...oh well, tired of reshooting for different results.

Post-processing with PSP X3

NI noise reduction
Hue & Saturation (decrease yellow)
Hue Map (adjust purple ranges to blue)
Color Balance (slide to cool to offset tungsten light bulb used for lighting)
USM twice
Save as JPG

Place: 41 out of 124
Avg (all users): 5.7273
Avg (commenters): 7.3333
Avg (participants): 5.5769
Avg (non-participants): 5.7965
Views since voting: 322
Views during voting: 248
Votes: 165
Comments: 3
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/26/2011 01:14:01 AM
Beautiful lighting, crisp detail.
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07/21/2011 10:10:28 AM
If this had been a bird, it would have been a perfect Audubon image. As it is, it's still darned perfect!
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07/20/2011 10:25:30 AM
The bottom left leaf detracts a bit from the picture, and the blue background is quite strong. But that's only my opinion!
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