Melting Time

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  1. underdog

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    I fancied a new watch anyway :D . Any comments good or bad always welcome :)

    Nikon D40
    1/80 sec
    F/8
    ISO 200
    55mm
    Flash did not fire
     
  2. SweetGirl

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    OMG...that's a really nice watch, dont burn it because of an photo Competition...:eek:

    Nice sharp photo but doesnt scream out 'Soft' to me.
     
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    Nice use of the liquify tool;)
    :thumbsup:
     
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    Could not figure out where the soft came from at first, but then i noticed the
    shape of the watch, very clever and very sharp photo:smashin:
     
  5. underdog

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    Thanks Vulkan :) don't worry Sweetgirl the watch survived, I'm too poor to go around melting my poessions ;)
     
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    I like it very much.
    That 'Dali' floppy clock painting went through my (somewhat warped) brain last week whilst thinking about the comp....but I couldn't think of a way to make it into a photo. Good job :thumbsup:
     
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    Great shot mate :thumbsup:
     
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    Nicely done - a black background might have made it more punchy
     
  9. underdog

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    If only Dali had Photoshop :D he could have spent more time in the pub :thumbsup:
     
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    yes i like it also. im a Dali fan and that pic made me think of his works also. yes i like :thumbsup:
     
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    great shot and nice idea :thumbsup:
     
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    Nice, and subtly done so it doesn't look photoshopped.

    Ian.
     
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    underdog
    Feel free to email me your original with exif intact to simes35 @ hotmail.com :thumbsup:
     
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    I really like the idea and execution on this one. The liquify tool has done wonders at keeping the details sharp.

    Very good stuff.
     
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    Technically and creatively this is very good:thumbsup:
    It doesn't quite say soft to me though.. and that watch looks costly!!:eek:
     
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    Excellent shot mate. Very inventive.
     
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    Nice shot. Is the watch actually like that, or have you photoshopped? I really can't tell.

    Unfortuntaely the light is hard - you've used a lot of light other than that of the candle flame. What would have made this a cracker is to really soften the light by just using the candle - you'd probably have had to lengthen the shutter speed and this would have allowed for some interesting motion blur on the watch. Right now it's not all that soft. Creative though :)
     
  18. underdog

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    Its photoshop, I had to save for yonks to buy that watch :D

    I like your idea of just using the light from the candle - when it gets dark I'll give it a go :thumbsup:
     
  19. Zone

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    Received the original Richy and exif is fine mate :smashin:

    As to having Flickr display exif then I believe it is something available to the pro accounts only, not being a Flickr user then I maybe wrong but I'm sure someone can shed some light on it :)
     
  20. markbingo

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    I have a Flickr Pro account, and the Exif is there for all my stuff.

    You need a Pro account to stop Flickr re-sizing your images (which presumably also strips the Exif off at the same time)
     
  21. senu

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    No

    Non flickr Pro resizes the image but generally leaves exif intact: My flickr ( click my signature) is non pro and all the images should have exif on them )
    Also although it offers to resize the image, its ( non-Pro) restriction seems based more on the file size of the image in MB ( max 5Mb) not its pixel size

    If exif is unobtainable from the uploaded image it is more related to how it was saved on the PC prior to uploading ( eg save for web)
     
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    That is a great effect you've created there underdog.
    A very sharp and focused shot and fits the theme well imo :thumbsup:
     

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