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Checkered Lily (Fritillaria Meleagris)
Checkered Lily (Fritillaria Meleagris)
MaryO


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Spring III (ARCHIVAL) (Standard Editing*)
Collection: Flowers and Bugs
Camera: Nikon D800
Lens: Nikon AF-S Nikkor 28-300mm f3.5-5.6G ED VR
Date: Apr 13, 2018
Aperture: 3.5
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/500
Date Uploaded: May 13, 2020

I suspect flowers won't score all that well because there'll be a lot of them, but I love the shape of the greenery and the checkered effect on the flower. Plus the light is nice. Could have used a smidge more DOF, I think.

PP - converted from RAW, cloned out a bright leaf, colored/cloned out another blossom, levels, Topaz Texture Effects, resized, Topaz SharpenAI, blurred background and lower leaves more.

Statistics
Place: 25 out of 76
Avg (all users): 5.9344
Avg (participants): 5.9767
Avg (non-participants): 5.8333
Views since voting: 61
Views during voting: 101
Votes: 61
Comments: 3
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/30/2020 11:20:33 AM
My favourite so far. Gorgeous shot.
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05/27/2020 01:01:47 PM
Delicate and lovely.

I'd have cropped the top to alllllmost the top of that splendid leaf.
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05/27/2020 01:01:26 AM
I have never seen a flower like this. I love it!
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