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Midnight Velvet
Midnight Velvet
sherpet


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Challenge: Night Shot III (Basic Editing III)
Collection: Challenge Outcasts
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Location: In a large pot, with a 6 feet tall Magnolia tree.
Date: May 7, 2006
Galleries: Nature, Floral
Date Uploaded: May 9, 2006

This is a close-up shot, from below, looking up into the black night sky of my Magnolia plant.

I absolutely LOVE the velvet texture and color, on the backs of the leaves, of this Magnolia tree, nearly as much as the beautiful white flowers.

If people question the time of this shot it was definately at night as if one could see the details re the origional "raw" images, there were taken from 9pm until after midnight.

This is why I have called this image "Midnight Velvet".....

Statistics
Place: 179 out of 287
Avg (all users): 5.0816
Avg (commenters): 7.0000
Avg (participants): 4.5618
Avg (non-participants): 5.3073
Views since voting: 605
Views during voting: 378
Votes: 294
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


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05/17/2006 12:29:36 AM
The lighting on this is exquisite! Can't believe it has a 5.0 score! Its beautiful Shez!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/12/2006 11:49:23 AM
Night Shots are some more than shots taken at night. It sugest the use of natural ambient light and long exposures.
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05/11/2006 04:15:21 PM
great texture in the leaves...very suitable title
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05/11/2006 02:32:21 AM
I like the color/contrast but the light is a little too harsh as indicated by the shadows. The leaves probably have detail in them that isn't brought out. - 5
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05/10/2006 10:06:15 PM
What a stunning shot! Those rich rust colors!! Congratulations
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05/10/2006 03:53:35 PM
Love the color of the leaves,does look like velvet....10
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05/10/2006 01:11:03 AM
A unique capture of the Magnolia leaf,the colors bring it to life...
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