Challenge: Sepia II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Flowers and Bugs
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: Sigma 100-300mm F/4.0 EX IF HSM for Nikon
Location: Alexandria, VA
Date: Jun 26, 2011
Date Uploaded: Jun 26, 2011
|Very old-fashioned sort of flower, I think, growing in the woods in dappled light ... really like the light. And if you look very closely, there's a spider hiding on the leaf near the flower. A Daddy longlegs.
PP - cropped, tonemapped in qtpfsgui (pregamma 0.697, mantiuk method, contrast mapping 0.1, saturation factor 1.029, detail factor 1), lightened both layers and merged in multiply mode, cloned a little more texture on some hot petals, duotone, resized, sharpened with noise reduction, blurred background and one leaf more, added border.
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