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Challenge: The Username Challenge IV (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Nikon D90
Lens: Sigma 17-70mm f/2.8-4.5 DC Macro for Nikon
Date: Dec 28, 2011
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/320
Date Uploaded: Dec 30, 2011

What can I say, it was a natural... Just hope people know what a snaffel is... This'll either be a hit or miss

870, 864 < reminder for me.. LOL I shot diff focus points and combined the imanges in layers, layer mask hide then revealed the 864 bit imange... cloned out the dental floss holding the copper bit, roated and cropped,burned down a highlight in the background, took back into raw and raised the oranges back to ps5 selected the mouth piece of the 1st bit and desat a touch to get the orage glow put on it in raw. resized and unsharp mask

[Jan. 4th, 2012 04:49:49 PM]

Well I should've stuck with Meow... I was afraid non-horsey people wouldn't get this.. A Snaffel is a type of bit with a broken mouth piece. A bit is what you use to drive a horse.. LOL

Place: 88 out of 133
Avg (all users): 5.5706
Avg (commenters): 6.2500
Avg (participants): 5.4571
Avg (non-participants): 5.6559
Views since voting: 372
Views during voting: 272
Votes: 163
Comments: 6
Favorites: 1 (view)

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01/11/2012 01:07:04 AM
I had to look it up. Great tribute, Katie
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/06/2012 11:41:14 AM
Good still life, I like clean black bg.
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01/05/2012 06:50:08 PM
OMG!!! Someone finally used my username!!! Now I wonder who it might be...Katie mebbe? 10 (I mean seriously, how could I not give it a 10?

ETA: Man that's an old gag snaffle, have never owned one...but yep I still have my 5 1/2 inch coppermouth racing D snaffle!
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01/05/2012 04:54:25 PM
I'm sure Susan will like this.
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01/04/2012 12:49:44 PM
Shame about the creased material in the bottom right of the shot, bothers my eye a bit. Not a very interesting shot for me, I can't quite see what your subject is supposed to be and I don't see a connection with the username. Focus on the subject is Ok but overall not a high scorer for me.
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01/04/2012 10:23:21 AM
Well, you learn something new every day. I never would have guessed at the meaning of snaffle. But this helps me understand your photo: //www.thefreedictionary.com/snaffles
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