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Scarlet Rose
magenmarie


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Challenge: Color on Color (Advanced Editing IV*)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-300D Rebel
Location: Cornelius, NC
Date: Jul 22, 2006
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jul 22, 2006

I am actually doing a show right now at a local community theatre. Friday night, July 21, was our opening night, and our director gave all the girls a beautiful red rose. I wanted to use it for this challenge.
This is only my third submission, so I'm not sure how it will do, but I really like the picture.

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Statistics
Place: 30 out of 239
Avg (all users): 6.3143
Avg (commenters): 7.1429
Avg (participants): 6.0238
Avg (non-participants): 6.4199
Views since voting: 2113
Views during voting: 399
Votes: 315
Comments: 16
Favorites: 2 (view)


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12/05/2007 10:00:18 PM
I have been looking around in your portfolio, and find that you have a unique way of seeing things, and that you like macro a lot. This shot is very nice with the choice of background. You seem to have learned to pay attention to the background in your shots, as it was distracting in a lot of your earlier images. It's getting much better as you grow with your camera hobby. This shot is an excellent study in texture and color, and composition.

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06/29/2007 10:11:08 AM
this pic is Beautiful!
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02/23/2007 02:21:24 PM
Fantastic macro, great red tone!
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02/01/2007 01:47:00 PM
I agree ... clone out that edge of halo on the top petal and this is one to go on the wall.
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12/11/2006 04:08:13 PM
This would make an excellent print! I think a black-on-black mat would set it off nicely.
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12/06/2006 11:50:18 PM
I like the texture of this. Nice work!
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09/07/2006 03:57:03 PM
Superb detail in the petals, the BG works well even though logically you'd think it wouldnt and the composition is great, well done :o)
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08/02/2006 08:28:59 AM
Well, you sure accomplished your goal of 6+ by far with this lovely flower take.

Congrats! :)
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/30/2006 05:02:49 PM
Lovely. I think this would do well as a poster..someone with a red room! Fantastic.
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07/30/2006 02:23:56 AM
nice. beautiful and soft. little halo or something near top petals. overall really good though
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07/27/2006 01:57:19 PM
I like the texture and the match with the background, but it looks flat.5
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07/27/2006 06:52:24 AM
Great shot!!!
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07/27/2006 12:39:43 AM
The blurred edge just above the uppermost petal, where the edge looks like a repeat of itself, is distracting.
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07/27/2006 12:23:18 AM
Beautiful subject and nice angle to the left. The rose blends beautifully into the background.
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07/26/2006 01:18:59 AM
Oh what a pretty macro!
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