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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Flowers (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon EOS-30D
Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM
Location: brookside gardens
Date: Jul 2, 2006
Aperture: 6.3
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Animals, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jul 2, 2006

This is not a studio shot - I actually came across this while wandering. The .jpeg that came with the raw file gave me some editing ideas that I ran with.

Rotate
Crop
clone two tiny spots
duplicate layer - multiply
resize
sharpen
neat image to get file size down a little
save for web

handheld at 200mm and 1/125

Statistics
Place: 8 out of 375
Avg (all users): 6.8051
Avg (commenters): 7.9091
Avg (participants): 6.7714
Avg (non-participants): 6.8909
Views since voting: 3310
Views during voting: 270
Votes: 195
Comments: 33
Favorites: 4 (view)


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05/28/2007 10:49:49 AM
Very pretty flower and I love how the butterfly is on the bottom of it. Very great detail.
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07/22/2006 11:00:10 AM
very nice!
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07/11/2006 11:33:57 AM
Congratulations on your top 10 finish. Great shot!
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07/10/2006 01:17:16 PM
very nice
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07/10/2006 01:09:56 PM
wonderful image...I like the way you presented the colors, and the butterfly just adds a punch to the image's unique angle.
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07/10/2006 10:09:37 AM
awesome, just awesome!

(also happy cuz i'm buying that lens soon :)
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07/10/2006 06:17:02 AM
One of the best in this challenge, with gorgeous colours and stunning compositon
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07/10/2006 12:44:29 AM
Congratulations, Courtenay, on your top 10 with this beautiful image!
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07/10/2006 12:20:42 AM
WTG Courtenay! Beautiful shot - congrats on your top 10 finish!
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07/10/2006 12:19:21 AM
What a great perspective for this challenge. Congratulations on a top 10 finish.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/09/2006 10:26:04 PM
one of my favorites this challenge -- really like the tones, strong lines and butterfly
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07/08/2006 06:05:47 AM
Wow Just so beautiful love the added bonus what great detail
Looks like a winner to me
well done and good luck
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07/07/2006 01:30:06 PM
Bumping this up to a 9. I love the detail and the butterfly on the back of the flower is really different. Nice colors on the butterfly to! Great work!
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07/06/2006 11:54:14 PM
Finally, the level of clarity I've been looking for. Thank-you.
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07/06/2006 11:40:37 PM
Clever idea and technically well done.
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07/06/2006 10:35:39 PM
Love the colors. Very pretty.
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07/05/2006 08:31:34 PM
nice one
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07/05/2006 04:02:26 PM
Great photo. Colors are really nice. Great job! I love the angle!
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07/05/2006 12:38:29 PM
Pretty lighting.
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07/04/2006 06:50:51 PM
I like how this shows that beauty isn't always where we expect it.
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07/04/2006 05:52:47 PM
Interesting and the textures are wonderful.
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07/04/2006 01:57:29 PM
"Lookie, a Bo-Eye! (i.e. butterfly)" according to my 2 1/2 year old. I concur...Oh,...and...the flower is nice, too! ;)
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07/04/2006 01:24:49 PM
Looks like a very tough setup and capture, but some very outstanding results. Great job!
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07/04/2006 08:21:44 AM
Wonderful perspective. That must be a huge flower, the butterfly gives it scale. I really like the colours and comp.
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07/04/2006 04:55:36 AM
This is an unusual approach and the butterfly is an added bonus. Nicely done. Bumping up.
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07/04/2006 12:32:43 AM
I like the dark tones in this.
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07/04/2006 12:08:01 AM
different
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07/03/2006 11:15:46 PM
this is fantastic! love the colors, the butterfly.... congrats!
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07/03/2006 07:14:26 PM
Beautiful!
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07/03/2006 06:19:24 PM
Very well done shot. One of my favorites of this challenge.
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07/03/2006 06:09:03 PM
Really Great work all around! Composition, lighting, subject, focus, all beautiful!
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07/03/2006 11:38:15 AM
Stunning!!! This is one of the exceptional ones! Such excellent photography!
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