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Thread started 09 Aug 2007 (Thursday) 17:37
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Canon DSLR Speed Challenge #20 -"Manipulation"

 
4hero
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Aug 09, 2007 17:37 |  #1

Hello,

We all manipulate our photos, in one way or another, this competition will show your best manipulated shot to date. Whether it be brightness/contrast being adjusted or removing unsightly objects, post your best before/after shots. You can post one image showing before and after, or two separate images, it's up to you.

Please follow the rules and I wish you the best of luck!

To submit, click "Post Reply" and put your Photo Name in the Subject Line. Don't forget your Camera Model.
Post until 11:38PM (GMT) on Thursday, 16th August, 2007.

Photo Submissions

1. Camera - Any Canon DSLR Cameras

2. Time - any on-topic photo taken at any time is eligible, although photos that have won other competitions should NOT be entered.

3. Size - Photo must be EXACTLY 800 pixels on the longest side and no more than 200K in size with NO BORDERS. Here is some help for resizing your photos in Photoshop

4. Post-Processing - do whatever you like and the host will decide if it works.

5. Posting -

* ONE PHOTO per photographer in each challenge.
* Photo Name in the message subject line.
* Camera model.

6. Notes - Name and camera you used and any other information pertaining to the photo...location, photo tips, brief EXIF data ect.

7. Commenting - No commenting during challenge please. When the posting is closed, comments can be made in this thread.

One challenge every week, on the following schedule:
New Topic ... After winner is declared.
Posting Starts ... Right after topic is announced.
Posting Stops ... 11:38PM, Thursday August 16th, 2007 GMT (1 week from start)
Winners Announcement ... As soon as possible after the contest has been closed.
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This will allow the host to contact you about winning or ineligible photos. You turn this feature on by clicking "User CP, Edit Options, Enable Private Messaging" (about a third of the way down the page). Thank you.
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Aug 10, 2007 17:55 |  #2

is there anything wrong with this competition? :rolleyes:


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Aug 10, 2007 19:44 as a reply to 4hero's post |  #3

No, just tough to pick the right photo!!!!!! :D:oops::oops:


My name is Joan. Just Joan. :D
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Aug 10, 2007 21:50 |  #4

just like he said, working on it...


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Aug 11, 2007 15:22 |  #5

there we go...

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Aug 11, 2007 15:29 |  #6

Focus ST - Maximum Boost

Before:-

IMAGE: http://www.the-aperture.com/EE/photos/normal/IMG_3847_Orig.jpg

After
IMAGE: http://www.the-aperture.com/EE/photos/normal/IMG_3847.jpg

camera: Canon 5D
lens: Canon 24-104 f/4-5.6 L @ 28mm
aperture: f/4
shutter speed: 1/1000s
ISO: 100
metering: Partial

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Aug 11, 2007 16:50 as a reply to Pete's post |  #7

Original
5D 35 1.2L
100 ISO 1/160 at F 7.1

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Converted to grayscale, selected flower with magic wand and cleaned up with eraser tool in quick mask. Then flower lightened and background darkened to make the flower really pop. Also competing highlight in background cleaned up.
IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
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Aug 11, 2007 21:04 |  #8

Canon 20D
SIgma 10-20
10mm, ISO400, f/10, 4s

before:

IMAGE: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v109/angryhampster/trainprehdr1.jpg

Bracketed HDR via adobe camera raw (-2, 0, +2 EV), B&W conversion via curves, sepia toning layered on, hint 'o USM.
after:
IMAGE: http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v109/angryhampster/trainhdrbw2.jpg

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Aug 12, 2007 10:11 as a reply to angryhampster's post |  #9

Canon 30D
Canon EOS EF 28-70/2.8 L
60mm, ISO100, f/18, 1/160th

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Aug 12, 2007 10:30 as a reply to Robuk's post |  #10

Mapipulate the sky to be pleasing to the eye

Canon 30D
1/3200
F/18
90MM
ISO 1600


Before:

IMAGE: http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r213/joanfstel/_MG_2564edit.jpg

After:

IMAGE: http://i145.photobucket.com/albums/r213/joanfstel/_MG_2564rawedit.jpg

My name is Joan. Just Joan. :D
If you do not stand behind our Military~~ PLEASE feel free to stand in front of them..

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Aug 12, 2007 16:43 as a reply to Jostel's post |  #11

Digital Rebel XT
18-55mm @ 25mm
F/4
8 seconds
ISO 100


Before

IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
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After
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pretty boring picture before I took the clouds out of another picture of a sunset and put them in and adjusted the levels.

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Aug 13, 2007 00:33 as a reply to tjg323's post |  #12

Shot at the Bronx Zoo
Before

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Canon 5D/ Canon XTi/400 D
Canon 24-70L/24-105L/ 17-40L
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Aug 13, 2007 05:15 as a reply to photo newb's post |  #13

Canon 30D, 50mm 1.4 lens-iso 100, 1/1600 sec @ f2
Classic Knucklehead Harley chopper custom
1 original

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2 PS action-acidify to produce a 60's/70's magazine look
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Eos 30D, 300D modified for IR,Sigma 50mm f1.4, 15mm f2.8, 17-40 f4L, 70-200 f4L, 550EX, Slik Pro 700DX tripod. G12.
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Aug 13, 2007 10:39 |  #14

before:

IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
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after:
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Canon 400D
Kit lens

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Aug 13, 2007 16:55 as a reply to Ockie's post |  #15

before

IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
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after
IMAGE NOT FOUND IMAGE IS A REDIRECT OR MISSING!
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Canon Reb XT

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