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Challenge: Point of Color (Advanced Editing VII*)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Nikon AF Micro-Nikkor 60mm f2.8D
Location: My kitchen
Date: Jul 2, 2008
Aperture: f16
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/500 s
Galleries: Water, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 6, 2008

I think this may be too curvy to be taken as a point of color. Hope I'm wrong....

Post challenge:
I found this to be a very difficult challenge to get an idea for.
Then, around the middle of the week my husband bought me a beautiful, long stemmed red rose with this thick green blade of grass amongest the decoration. I knew right away I’d found my subject. I loved the rose but (nearly) loved the blade of grass even more ;-) The water droplet sort of “anchored” the composition and also nicely reflected the coarse surface of the grass.
I lit this from underneath with a piece of black boarding as a background.
THANKS a million for the ribbon, the fantastic score and the comments. Also thanks to Leo 21.gif FocusPoint who’s sending me a dpc hat.

Statistics
Place: 1 out of 200
Avg (all users): 7.4172
Avg (commenters): 8.4348
Avg (participants): 7.3538
Avg (non-participants): 7.4592
Views since voting: 11604
Views during voting: 368
Votes: 163
Comments: 93
Favorites: 39 (view)


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08/11/2012 08:53:40 PM
THIS IS ONE OF MANY IMAGES FROM YOU THAT I LOVE BUT THIS ONE STANDS OUT AND OFTEN IN MY MIND WHEN I THINK OF YOU IRENE... I GIVING THIS WONDERFUL PERFECT [user][user]IreneM[/user][/user]MACRO IMAGE MY TOP AWARD RE MY 21_F.gif SHERPET 'JEWEL' AWARD OF EXCELLENCE... IT TOUCHES MY HEART ON EVERY LEVEL AND I LOVE IT... FROM SHEZ CONGRATULATIONS MY DEAR...

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CONGRATULATIONS IRENE XOX

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07/19/2008 11:56:21 AM
Irene, this is an incredible shot! The lines are stunning. Congratulations on another winner for you!
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07/17/2008 04:27:21 AM
697252.gif from me in Posthumous Ribbons

The clarity of this shot is awesome, the reflection and the surface and background all work well for me
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07/16/2008 08:03:43 PM
Excellent macro shot! congratulations on your blue ribbon once more!
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07/16/2008 01:05:56 PM
great shot, another one to add to my fav's
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07/15/2008 11:22:13 AM
Irene, you are the Queen of Macro! Love your work, you're awesome! Congrats!!!
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07/15/2008 09:08:24 AM
Uh oh... *smile* I paid for that one in advance, didn't I?

Actually, I can't imagine your getting any better, but show me anyway! :)
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07/15/2008 06:52:07 AM
Irene - This is just stunning. Youd deserve that DPC hat for this shot
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07/15/2008 12:52:11 AM
Originally posted by IreneM:

Originally posted by LydiaToo:

Don't you have a vacation or something to get to, Irene. *grin*

Lydia, great that you reminded me. I have a weeks holiday next month - spending it at home, so I might have more time for my photography ;-D


So it will just keep getting better and better? I am tuned in!

Message edited by author 2008-07-15 00:52:36.
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07/15/2008 12:36:39 AM
Originally posted by LydiaToo:

Don't you have a vacation or something to get to, Irene. *grin*

Lydia, great that you reminded me. I have a weeks holiday next month - spending it at home, so I might have more time for my photography ;-D
07/14/2008 11:43:13 PM
Make sure you take a photo of yourself, with your new DPC hat that 21.gif focuspoint Leo's is sending you. I know we would all love to see that photo, and welcome to the 'DPC hat club'.....

Message edited by author 2008-07-14 23:45:32.
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07/14/2008 11:21:34 PM
Absolutely beautiful. Again ...

Congratulations, Irene. It's such a great pleasure just browsing your portfolio.

Barry
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07/14/2008 10:02:44 PM
You Rock!

Stunning image - Congrats on the blue!!!
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07/14/2008 09:11:46 PM
this is truly lovely.
and congrats on your ribbon!
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07/14/2008 08:54:01 PM
You keep doing it again and again - it sure is fun to watch you
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07/14/2008 06:31:32 PM
Irene, you are truly a credit to this site. I look forward to your submissions. Congratulations of the blue!
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07/14/2008 06:09:31 PM
Don't you have a vacation or something to get to, Irene. *grin*

You've deserved every win. Another beautiful image, well deserving of the blue. Congrats.
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07/14/2008 04:13:29 PM
Irene I love all your work you nearly get 10's every time from me, and I am very stingy about rating lol. Keep up your amazing work, look forward to seeing what you come up with next.
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07/14/2008 03:06:31 PM
CONGRATULATIONS!! Another beautiful image from you! wow
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07/14/2008 02:58:18 PM
Well that is a just disgustingly good photo.

Edited to add ... a DNMC photo with a BLUE RIBBON? ... That just shows you how good it is. ... Disgusting, I say!

:)

Grats Irene


Message edited by author 2008-07-14 15:00:22.
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07/14/2008 01:21:33 PM
Originally posted by nutzito:

I'm kind of missing your good-old umbrella splashes :-)

I'm biding my time, Alfredo ;-D
07/14/2008 12:47:24 PM
I think I'll have to do a water drop and see how many votes I get. I don't know how you do it, but you did it again. Congratulations.
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07/14/2008 12:25:54 PM
I knew this had to ribbon. Perfect balance and execution as usual. Congrats!!.
It is amazing how you keep on re-inventing your macro style (and technics)... I'm kind of missing your good-old umbrella splashes :-)
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07/14/2008 12:20:25 PM
Congrats Irene. You're inspiring.
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07/14/2008 10:34:05 AM
Gorgeous photo...you are the master these days. What a beautiful work of art! Congrats on yet another ribbon!
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07/14/2008 10:08:35 AM
I had a feeling this was yours. It had that Irene-award-winning-look allllll over it :) Conratulations! I'm going to trust you that it never gets old :)

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07/14/2008 10:02:33 AM
Wow, just look at that profile page. lol. That's awesome! Keep it up.
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07/14/2008 08:55:19 AM
Brilliant, well deserved.
Congratulations Irene
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07/14/2008 08:54:44 AM
Fantastic work! Congratulations!
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07/14/2008 08:37:57 AM
Terrific work, as usual.

If DPC had a queen, it'd be you!

Congrats.

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07/14/2008 07:57:50 AM
Congrats Irene...I think you may be running for a record here, five ribbons in a month!! Impressive! Beautiful shot...it was my fav!! Very well executed.
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07/14/2008 05:54:03 AM
This is beautiful. Congrats on the blue.
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07/14/2008 05:38:33 AM
694626.gif OK I Surrender, Great image and worthy of the ribbon.
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07/14/2008 05:34:56 AM
The continuing saga Irene, AMAZING form. keep it going you are leading the way now at DPC.
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07/14/2008 05:30:20 AM
stunning!
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07/14/2008 04:52:06 AM
shouldn't you start a class/forum/web on indoor glass/drops/liquid/lighting ??? please start something, we all need it. i know i do. wont say congrats again ... seems like it wont hold any significance over this heap of congratsss
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07/14/2008 04:43:50 AM
You did it again! Woo! Congrats Irene :D
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07/14/2008 04:25:27 AM
what a role you ar on..and every ribbon well deserved. This shot is beautiful, yet again. Love teh way the drop does seem to anchor the blade down, well done yet again mate ;-)
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07/14/2008 04:07:38 AM
Irenirific!
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07/14/2008 03:31:08 AM
remarkable :)
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07/14/2008 02:40:14 AM
A wonderful image in green and a rocking blue ribbon to add up. Great going Irene
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07/14/2008 02:10:27 AM
Whoooot!! WTG Irene!
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07/14/2008 01:18:39 AM
And the beat goes on ......

Another stunner, great image. I love how simple you make your work when it ain't that simple!
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07/14/2008 12:53:34 AM
Congrats on your ribbon.
This is your year....Year of the IreneM
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07/14/2008 12:53:20 AM
You are just doing wonderful. Congrats on another ribbon with such a beautiful image.
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07/14/2008 12:44:07 AM
My goodness, Irene. What a beautiful image. Love the graduated gray background and the lovely green curve and reflection accenting your richly saturated point of color. Wish I'd had time to vote on this challenge. I've got a handkerchief I could send you. If you'd lay your hands on it and lend me some of your ribbon MoJo, and send it back to me, I'd start entering the challenges again and pay my membership dues for the next year. You might be able to sell these to other DPC'ers and make a living.
Just joking Irene. But I'm not joking about your image. Magnificent!
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07/14/2008 12:43:28 AM
I new it was you and also new it was the blue so glad to see this in top spot its an outstanding image, as usual!!! Congratulations.
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07/14/2008 12:40:12 AM
AMAZING congratulations Irene
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07/14/2008 12:37:42 AM
Talk about a roll... you are just KILLING it this year! Your 2008 average must be something like 6.8, over so many challenges! At the rate you're going, you'll be over 25 ribbons by the end of the year, simply amazing!
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07/14/2008 12:19:33 AM
There is ONLY ONE Irene picture in the DPC homepgae right now, I think she is losing her touch........yeah right........congrats Remb.

spelling corrected

Message edited by author 2008-07-18 02:23:02.
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07/14/2008 12:14:26 AM
Congratulations!! I guesses about you correctly.. :)
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07/14/2008 12:13:04 AM
Beautiful as always. Congratulations.
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07/14/2008 12:10:44 AM
I thought this might be yours. It is so beautiful! The clarity is incredible. Congrats on the ribbon!
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07/14/2008 12:10:34 AM
Holy snap Girl, your out of control on this site. Soon this will no longer be known as DP challenge, but under the new name of "The IreneM Show".

Most wonderful shot and fully deserving of the accolades you received. I'm humbled by your presence on this site, to have ready access to a photographer such as your self and be able to see such quality and consistent photography is awesome.

Congratulation Irene you ROCK:)

All the best to you and yours.

MAX!
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07/14/2008 12:10:16 AM
Gave a 4 because I saw what you were trying to do, but felt DNMC. But the voters liked it so congrats!
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07/14/2008 12:08:52 AM
well irenechallenge, I picked you yet again! wow, wow, wow...how do you do this?! amazing! congratulations
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07/14/2008 12:08:14 AM
HAHA! cream soda for the kari! nicely done, this was so beautifully composed and lit i knew it would ribbon!
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07/14/2008 12:08:10 AM
Congrats on the Blue ribbon, Irene! Fantastic! : )
It's getting to the stage now, where it takes several minutes to scroll down your profile page!! : )
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07/14/2008 12:06:16 AM
Irene, WTG , among all your fantastic shots , this is my fav. Congrats!!!
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07/14/2008 12:06:09 AM
I am not surprised, as this is just brilliant, and deserved the BLUE.....

I also like the square crop, as it show the image to it advantage......

Message edited by author 2008-07-14 00:52:37.
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07/14/2008 12:05:29 AM
Congrats for the blue. Beautiful picture.
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07/14/2008 12:05:11 AM
ANOTHER ribbon?? Great job (with ALL of your photos!)
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07/14/2008 12:02:59 AM
I was right! Congrats!!!!
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07/14/2008 12:02:54 AM
Good LORD!!!

AGAIN?

Congrats :)
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07/14/2008 12:02:53 AM
Superb Irene! The roll continues and it is phenomenal. Big congrats on your Blue!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/13/2008 11:37:55 PM
I love this shot. Not sure how the voters will view this as meeting the challenge but I think it is awesome. A lot to look at in a such a simple image.
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07/13/2008 11:06:41 PM
Wow, beautiful, great colors and comp.
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07/13/2008 09:26:39 PM
I suspect this won't brown. Nice clarity and color. Wonderful! A seven for you.
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07/13/2008 06:18:24 PM
This photo looks very well though out. I definitely think it needs to be in the top ten at least!
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07/13/2008 06:30:10 AM
stunning - outstanding, excellent color, detail and lighting
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07/11/2008 03:14:43 PM
Nice color and composition. I see a touch of Irene here.
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07/11/2008 01:35:45 PM
Well done & creative, like the texture & detail.
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07/11/2008 10:31:25 AM
beautiful
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07/11/2008 03:12:52 AM
Very impressive.
Great Composition.
The Reflection Boost the image... as well as the strange texture on the drop
WELL DONE!!
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07/10/2008 10:52:43 PM
hmm, I think I might know who this is, great work, nice colors, very interesting. 9.
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07/10/2008 08:57:53 PM
Nice water bead. Lighting is great. I need to spend some time learning how to do this kind of lighting work.
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07/10/2008 06:59:38 PM
Aww, beautiful...
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07/10/2008 01:32:08 AM
Nice shapes & colors! IreneM?
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07/09/2008 10:51:47 PM
Very nicely done
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07/09/2008 09:11:08 PM
Superb DoF...this is a sweet image
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07/09/2008 04:13:33 PM
Incredible picture, the angle is perfect for for the reflection, nice choice of background color. Couldn't have done it better imo. Getting a 10 from me, very nice work!!
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07/09/2008 12:34:55 PM
Interesting design quality. And you managed to NOT get reflections of yourself, your surroundings or your equipment in the water or mirror.
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07/09/2008 09:14:13 AM
amazing
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07/09/2008 03:19:06 AM
Fantastic! - I am guessing this is Irene! If not, take it as the biggest compliment I can give :)
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07/08/2008 08:53:31 PM
This has got to be Irenes. Beautiful use of color, and if you ribbon, you owe me a cream soda
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07/08/2008 06:01:44 PM
Beautiful!
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07/08/2008 05:03:32 PM
Looks very irene-ish. Nice colors and tones in this one. The composition is nice as well.
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07/08/2008 10:28:31 AM
nice use of macro! the reflection below made the image more interesting!
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07/07/2008 05:49:59 PM
Very well done, my top pick for the challenge! I am guessing this is IreneM and another ribbon. If not the comparison is definately meant as a compliment.
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07/07/2008 05:00:02 PM
Irene? 9
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07/07/2008 09:08:43 AM
Irene?

Has to be!

The composition and lines are superb and the clarity and colour...wow...9
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07/07/2008 04:40:43 AM
What's not to like? Beautiful abstract image.
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07/07/2008 12:50:01 AM
Irene, would it be too much to ask you to take a vacation from dpc? :-)
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