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Thursday, March 29, 2012

Community

I saw this while exploring downtown Durham a few weeks ago.

 The wall reads:  

"True community is based upon equality, mutuality, and reciprocity.  It affirms the richness of individual diversity as well as the common humanities that bind us together"- Paul Murray

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Here is the Edit Me Challenge photo for this week: 

The photo was provided by this week's judge Pam from Kassie's Beach.

Here's my Edit: 
Here's what I did:  I cropped it in a bit on both sides to center them a bit more.  I reduced the exposure some but I increased the fill light.  As I increased the fill light, I slightly increased the blacks.  I upped the brightness and contrast so you could see more detail in the photo.  I increased the lights a bit and the highlights only slightly.  I increased the darks but decreased the shadows quite a bit. 

What do you think?  What would you have done differently or kept the same? 

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7 comments:

  1. I love that quote!!! And great edit! It almost looks like there's a slight vingette! Great focus on the kids! And Iove the tip to decrease exposure and up fill light. I do that a lot and love what it does!

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  2. Wow. The photo just lights up! Wonderful edit!

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  3. Fabulous quote my friend!

    AND FAB edit! Love the pop of color! You rock girl.)

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  4. Very cool edit! The children just pop now!

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  5. Great edit..I really like the way you lightened it..

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  6. The light is beautiful, so beautiful!

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