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Budding Orchids
Budding Orchids

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Challenge: Something New III (Advanced Editing IV*)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S2 IS
Location: Basement Studio, Dalton, MA.
Date: Apr 15, 2006
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 5 sec.
Galleries: Nature, Still Life
Date Uploaded: Apr 15, 2006

Photo taken “upside down”.
Post-processing first step, Invert 180 degrees.
Rotated to about + 30 degrees.
Crop to approximate finished look.
Clone Background to fill white corners due to rotation, and some “lighter” black
Background, due to 5 second exposure time.
Some clone, burn and dodge on flowers to fix up imperfections.
Adjust Selective Colors.
Smart Sharpen 6.0 (Lens Blur)
Save for web

Place: 55 out of 247
Avg (all users): 5.8391
Avg (commenters): 8.0000
Avg (participants): 5.5373
Avg (non-participants): 5.9433
Views since voting: 856
Views during voting: 349
Votes: 261
Comments: 11
Favorites: 0

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06/28/2006 10:30:31 AM
I really love this image, as it reminds me of my own orchids.....
I am also adding this image to my favorites, and you as a favorite photographer.
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04/26/2006 12:13:46 AM
Thank you all for your nice comments! My best finish yet.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/25/2006 09:02:53 AM
Beautiful color, lighting. Good composition.
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04/24/2006 05:43:18 PM
Wonderful color.
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04/24/2006 01:17:45 PM
Well composed/lighted/coloring! Very pretty!
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04/24/2006 12:13:52 PM
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04/22/2006 12:04:35 PM
Quite striking. I wonder if the light were a tad more subtle, if it would have been more interesting, skimming over areas here and there on the orchid. I like the black background. The diagonal sense is interesting to the eye as well.
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04/21/2006 07:24:41 AM
Great image, and I hope it does well.....
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04/20/2006 04:39:47 PM
nice colors
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04/19/2006 06:47:41 PM
I like the composition here
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04/19/2006 03:45:02 PM
So nice, its look unreal...

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