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Pocket-watch
3rd PlacePocket-watch
sinistral_leo


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Indoor Macro Shot II (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D5100
Lens: Nikon AF-S DX NIKKOR 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6G ED VR II
Location: CT USA
Date: Jan 18, 2012
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 500
Shutter: 1
Date Uploaded: Jan 18, 2012

Used a regular ceiling light, with a napkin over it to diffuse it. Used another napkin below the watch to bounce some light on it. Had 68mm of extension rings attached at 200mm. USM, reduced blue hue, cloned out one hot pixel in lower left, slight desat, topaz spicify at 50% opacity. SFW.

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 175
Avg (all users): 6.7159
Avg (commenters): 9.5000
Avg (participants): 6.3571
Avg (non-participants): 7.0435
Views since voting: 3065
Views during voting: 321
Votes: 176
Comments: 15
Favorites: 0


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02/03/2012 12:55:22 AM
Congrats on the ribbon! Beautiful Detail!

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02/01/2012 07:49:33 PM
Thanks Everybody!

To Katie, Thanks, This pocket watch doesn't have a cover to it. It just has a glass face.
Originally posted by littlemav:

What a pretty watch, is the carving Inside the case? I love your napkin light bouncer!!
02/01/2012 07:37:54 PM
What a pretty watch, is the carving Inside the case? I love your napkin light bouncer!!
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02/01/2012 04:17:58 PM
Cool watch, Leo. Congrats on the matching ribbon!
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02/01/2012 01:11:45 PM
Beautiful shot! Congrats on your ribbon.
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02/01/2012 12:23:11 PM
Congrats on the ribbon.
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02/01/2012 06:35:14 AM
Great job! No stopping now!
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02/01/2012 05:18:50 AM
Congrats on a fantastic image Leo. I had this pegged as coming in first and gave it a 9... still you did very well.
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02/01/2012 03:29:16 AM
well done mate great shot, congrats on the ribbon :)
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02/01/2012 03:23:14 AM
Fantastic image, Mike! Congrats! On your way to ribbon hogdom!
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02/01/2012 12:46:53 AM
Congrats on your ribbon! incredible amount of detail.
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02/01/2012 12:08:58 AM
Awesome detail and beautiful tones. Congrats on the ribbon!
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02/01/2012 12:05:31 AM
Wow, another ribbon! WTG! Beautiful detail.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/25/2012 12:23:03 PM
Very nice, great detail and clarity.
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01/25/2012 10:54:03 AM
Great color and detail, I find this kind of thing very interesting
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