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Poppy
Poppy
jnenvir


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Orange II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Tamron SP AF 90mm f/2.8 Di for Canon
Location: San Diego, CA
Date: Mar 23, 2010
Aperture: 16
ISO: 500
Shutter: 250
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Mar 23, 2010

Shot with window light, flower sitting in blue vase. Sharpen, levels, size for web, sharpen for web

Statistics
Place: 108 out of 175
Avg (all users): 5.1655
Avg (commenters): 6.6667
Avg (participants): 5.2973
Avg (non-participants): 5.0154
Views since voting: 584
Views during voting: 231
Votes: 139
Comments: 4
Favorites: 0


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04/07/2010 03:26:33 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club

Ah, California Poppy, 21_N.gif jnenvir, so that means we are neighbors. This is as orange as they come and you certainly met the Challenge spot-on!

Yet it received just an average score. It has good definition, and that blue makes a nice complimentary contrast. Perhaps if that blue could have been brought out a bit more (I use Selective Colors a lot to make that happen) it would have made the image pop. Then, the poppy is just a tad flat and you do have such nice shadows in there. These are just thoughts to play around with.

There are SO many ways to shoot a California Poppy and aren't we lucky in our state to have so many of them to practice on!

Alice

 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/03/2010 11:56:49 AM
really like the complimentary colors that are going on...since you are so very close to your subject I would have liked to see a bit more of the image in super sharp focus...just my opinion
  Photographer found comment helpful.
04/02/2010 05:09:32 PM
like,,,,,,,
03/29/2010 02:02:58 AM
Gorgeous.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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