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  #59 Fables and Fairy Tales
Entry 13 of 18
   
 
Gnome       ©2009 Old Finn
Panasonic DMC-FZ20       13th place, 30 points
1/160s, f5.6, ISO 100, 36mm, Aperture Priority, Spot, no flash
 
Post-Processing: Copied the person to the scenery, tried to make the shadows needed, softened the borders, adjusted histogram, noise tool, USM,
cropped and resized.
      Extra Info: Long ago there has been a water mill.
 
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dodrizzt
Jun 16, 2009
    A nice idea for the theme, this time as usual I feel sorry for leaving nice pics without votes :-( The only thing that makes your pic not being in my TT is that I still feel the man is somewhat "pasted" there, he seems to be "floating" in some points, other points are well resolved on the other side.
Anyway, nice pic for the theme, I wish you good luck and congratulate you for a nice idea :-)

Amberbug
Jun 16, 2009
    Clever shot, nice exposure, processing etc, in my top 6.
Edited on Jun 16, 2009

Old Finn
Jun 14, 2009
    Thanks Jade O. Franz07 and Una!. Jade O. and Franz07: I thought the same when I saw the pic in the internet. The shadows donīt match wit the scenery enough and the pasted part is too sharp in the edges.

Una
Jun 14, 2009
    A giant gnome in a great scenery!

Franz07
Jun 14, 2009
    Nice and funny picture. The bridge and water looks nice and natural - but I'm afraid the gnome does not. I can still see that he is copied inside the scene. I think I would have expected his shadow on the stone on his right... maybe that and some border softness on the gnome could have helped? But I'm not experienced in this stuff - so don't give too much on my thoughts.

Jade O.
Jun 12, 2009
    On theme, well composed, and interesting. The gnome effect is obvious. lf I had to pick I would say that the figure looks just ever so slightly pasted on, given the harshness of the sun and shade is not apparent in the figure.
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