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Old 01-23-2006, 02:51 PM   #1
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Default It's going to be cold tonight

Falling evening in Amsterdam, I loved the subtle rose in the sky
reflected in the water (the clearness of the sky and the smoothness of
the water predicting frost). This sort of color fades very quickly, not
a chance to walk home first to get my "real" camera. I could have
walked on, or I could have shot the scene with my camera phone, so I
chose the latter.

I'm still exploring its capabilities, but I knew this was a hard one -
it's noisy in low light, and on top of that there was constant traffic
over the bridge I was standing on; the first shot I took ended up
hopelessly blurred though I could only see that when I'd downloaded the

Then I tried to bring out the best... just some gentle post-processing in PSP X; details available if anyone wants to know. With this result (see attachment).
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