The Fiddle

© Dale Hardin

The Fiddle

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 7/20/2012 5:04:52 AM

What a fascinating piece of art and great processing, Dale. This, I hope gets a gold, good luck!

UB. #1475879

Wm Nosal 8/29/2012 8:56:14 AM

Beautiful Image Dale!
Congratulations #10296246

Emile Abbott level-classic 8/29/2012 9:01:33 AM

Nice work on this tight composition Dale and huge Congratulations. #10296273

Dale Hardin level-classic 8/29/2012 9:18:14 AM

Usman, Wm, and Emile, thanks so much for the support. You would not believe what the orginal image looked like! :o) #10296346

Randy D. Dinkins level-classic 8/29/2012 5:05:16 PM

Great image and treatment!! Congratulations the BP kudos! #10297748

Dale Hardin level-classic 8/29/2012 5:11:13 PM

Thank you Randy. Here is the original image taken that day. #10297773

Christopher Budny level-classic 8/30/2012 8:45:28 AM

What a transformation! Great job; congratulations! #10299136

Dale Hardin level-classic 8/30/2012 9:38:18 AM

Thank you Christopher. Salvaging "round file" shots has given me an excellent education in the use of Post processing tools. LOL. I have lots and lots of material. :o) #10299268

David M. Montero 8/31/2012 12:27:55 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful Finalist selection Dale! #10301645

Dale Hardin 8/31/2012 8:25:47 PM

Thank you Dave. Appreciate it very much. #10302553

JO ANN CLEVELAND 9/6/2012 6:59:41 PM

Congratulations on this fannnn..tastic finalist Dale!

jo ann c. #10312106

Dale Hardin 9/6/2012 7:14:51 PM

Hi Jo Ann. Thank you very much. #10312143

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To dramatise the power of the hoedown I took a tight view of this fiddler and applied soft-light blended texuturing. Previously the image was multiply blended, selectively dodged and burned, and had a motion blur applied. Numerous other minor tweaks were involved.

Exposure Time: 1/80 F-stop: f/22.0
Focal Length: 24.00

Exif: F Number: 22, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/80 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 640, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 24.00 mm, Model: SLT-A77V

Uploaded on 7/9/2012 6:13:54 PM

Made With

Camera: Sony A77 SLT Photo Contest Finalist

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