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Autumn Sun
Autumn Sun
Tallbloke


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Challenge: Free Study IX (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 Macro
Location: Queens Park Allotments
Date: Nov 27, 2005
Galleries: Rural, Floral
Date Uploaded: Nov 27, 2005

the low sun was shining behind these dried and dead plants, dont know what they are/were. Anyway tinkered a lot with the crop, i think this is the best of the one million I tried.

Steve

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12/06/2005 02:38:34 PM
Interesting DOF, I like how you blurred a foreground element. The colours are poor though, a B&W version would have looked much better. 6.
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12/05/2005 08:55:16 AM
very serene quiet image
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12/04/2005 04:21:47 PM
A little more contrast may have worked better. It looks almost too lightened. You loose the sharpness of the thistles and to me it looks like there is a film over the pic.
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12/04/2005 11:09:44 AM
Oh, this would be lovely framed and hanging on the wall! My favorite part of this shot is the backlighting. Nice job!
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12/04/2005 10:08:49 AM
Good luck.
12/01/2005 09:26:48 PM
6 - Nice. Criticism; a bit sharper if possible, especially to show the texture more. Perhaps a rotation and more selective crop (mainly to eliminate that stem on the left and the seedhead back right (losing it or incorporating it)) may have helped to make this even better in my opinion. The bokeh is nice, like to see the color just notched up a fraction if possible, but probably contrast issues in doing so, so who knows. Maybe even a 640 x 640, with more space to the left and above, but then there is that stem, and also depends what you had to work with. edit:typo

Message edited by author 2005-12-08 16:34:34.
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12/01/2005 09:47:07 AM
nice capture
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