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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)
Crop
Resize
Sharpen
Resize
USM twice
Save as JPG

Statistics
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
Favorites: 0


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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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