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    Sri Lanka vs. India, Commonwealth bank series one day international, Manuka oval, Manuka, ACT, Australia [February 2008 / Photos by Navinda / Canon EOS 350D]

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    1. Nadeeshyama 87 months ago | reply

      Wow, this is great shot. Is the vignetting from lens or did you Photoshop it? Anyway, still a great shot.

      The brilliance of a great photograph is when it looks good on all sizes. This is one great example. When you look at the default size (which is shown on this page), you want to see more on the larger size of the image and experience the details. Great work.

    2. NavindaK 87 months ago | reply

      Thanks Nadee :-) Vignetting was added in lightroom. Thouh vignetting is usually considered a characteristic of a 'bad' lens, I feel sometimes it helps to enhance a composition. In this case, the sun was pretty bright from the top left hand corner which significantly lightened the sky in that side. I added the vignetting to compensate for that.

    3. M i l i n d a 87 months ago | reply

      Super shot. Need to try it my self.

    4. Imesh 87 months ago | reply

      Great work Navinda!! Everything is balanced!!

    5. ash jay 87 months ago | reply

      Beautiful shot!

    6. NavindaK 87 months ago | reply

      @Milinda, Imesh & Ashani: Thank you. Glad you liked it :-)

    7. Thishya Weragoda 87 months ago | reply

      Nice!! great shot!!

    8. Hiranya Malwatta 87 months ago | reply

      This is a really great looking shot !! Great colour and composition and a perfect sky ! Although I would like the clouds to be a bit more in focus.

    9. charithra Hettiarachchi 87 months ago | reply

      Wow... Can you get the same effect from PS (vignetting).

    10. NavindaK 87 months ago | reply

      Thanks Thishya, Hiranya & Charith.

      @Charith: Yes. But in PS its not directly called vignetting. Make a rectangular (or any shape you prefer) selection smaller than the full frame, invert the selection, feather the selection by nn number of pixels, (if needed, do a 'layer via copy' to get this to a new layer), use the level adjustments to darken the selected area which would give the effect of vignetting.

      Seen on your photo stream. (?)

    11. MiyuruR 87 months ago | reply

      this is a great shot,

    12. .Jazz [deleted] 87 months ago | reply

      Nice shot! I've got the exact same lens for my Nikon too. Damn it's a great lens. :)

    13. NavindaK 87 months ago | reply

      Thanks Miyuru and Jamie!

      @Jamie: Yep, its a cool lens ;-)

    14. DilshanF 86 months ago | reply

      Great shot i love this pic!!!!

    15. Arantha 84 months ago | reply

      Great View of the shot !!!

    16. chamilt 84 months ago | reply

      Really nice capture dude. Nicely done.

    17. Vishkid 83 months ago | reply

      Great use of a wide angle and captured the atmosphere perfectly.
      Can't get enough of the colors....

    18. ufirst intermedia network 78 months ago | reply

      WoW.. Great Work ... Nice Shot buddy

    19. hasitha1 71 months ago | reply

      lanka beated australiya in 20/20 hah a ha

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