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"Mums" the Word!!
"Mums" the Word!!
dolphnz8


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Challenge: Flowers (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Olympus E-500 EVOLT
Lens: Olympus 7-14mm f/4.0 Zuiko Digital Zoom
Location: Buckroe Beach, Hampton, VA
Date: Jun 27, 2006
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/200
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 2, 2006

Had fun with this. Shot many, many flowers, but really liked the lighting here

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07/16/2006 12:53:16 AM
Greetings from the CC.
This shot to me is very well done overall, I like the light on the yeollw, and the DOF is great that you can see the other flowers. The black really helps the yellow to pop. The compostion is also good I think, yet something overall is not working, I think it may be the orange background. I would like to see some maybe with all black? Actually I think it is the combo of the black and the orange you have 2 backgrounds and a strong flower and even tho they all work individually I think my eye is not sure where to land. And the quality of the light seems different in each part. All the elements are really well done, but together they are competing. I hope that helps. I think you are extremely close to a really great image.
Well done, congrats on a well placed image!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/05/2006 06:19:42 PM
Interesting composition. I wasn't sure I liked it at first, but now I'm sure I do.
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07/05/2006 04:53:18 PM
Great photo. Colors are really nice. Great job!
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07/04/2006 05:56:30 AM
Excellent composition.
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07/03/2006 05:27:13 PM
Nicely done. I think a darker background all around would have made this pop right off the screen.
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07/03/2006 07:46:48 AM
I would suggest cropping out the dark area on the bottom if not completely atleast some. It keeps holding my eye as the highest point of contrast. Still very nice.
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07/03/2006 05:10:36 AM
Good lighting to bring out the colors
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07/03/2006 01:47:37 AM
Good Job!
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