David A. Dawson 2/21/2011 11:20:27 AM

To create this hypnotic effect, I simply selected Distort-Twirl (in Photoshop Elements) and moved the slider to +417. I previewed the effects to determine the most pleasing (at least to my tastes) amount of twirl. Then I boosted the color saturation a bit and altered the hue slightly to give better contrast with the colors. #1355075

Dianna Murphy 3/3/2011 1:23:06 PM

Great job with the editing for a beautiful result. Congrats on your feature. #9271984

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Hawaiian tree top close-up with +417 twirl effect added.

Tokina 400mm lens, ISO 250, F/5.6, 1/60 second, tripod.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/60 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 250, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 400.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 40D

Uploaded on 2/21/2011 11:05:26 AM

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Camera: Canon EOS 40D Digital SLR

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