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Challenge: Bokeh III (Basic Editing III)
Camera: Canon EOS-400D Rebel XTi
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.4 USM
Location: Morris Arboretum, Philadelphia, PA
Date: Oct 22, 2006
Date Uploaded: Oct 22, 2006

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Statistics
Place: 40 out of 440
Avg (all users): 6.1273
Avg (commenters): 8.1000
Avg (participants): 6.1527
Avg (non-participants): 6.1029
Views since voting: 999
Views during voting: 373
Votes: 267
Comments: 14
Favorites: 3 (view)


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06/08/2007 03:02:52 PM
This was among the first group of images I voted on when I first came to DPC last fall - I only voted it a 6 back then, but I was new & apparently afraid of using either end of the voting spectrum too much. ;~) (I just checked & I gave no 10s and only one 9...)

Looking at it now, I'm really blown away by the beautiful shades in the background & truly great bokeh that lens produces. You gotta love those fast primes! Congrats on a fine composition...

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05/28/2007 07:04:31 AM
I just realized that your logo for you team, "Out of Focucers" re the DPL, is made up from this wonderful soft "Bokeh" entry image.....
I really am blown away by the colors here, as there are my favorite, and also the beautiful detail of the flower.....
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11/02/2006 07:48:54 PM
I thought I'd commented on this after the challenge but apparently did not. This is lovely!! Truly a very good use of bokeh, both in creating the watercolor effect and including "circles" to satisfy the bokeh police. Composition is dead on - that second strand of grass behind is critical to this, in my opinion - nice balance. And the way the colors fade from purple to a bit of blue to yellow/green is really, really nice. Great job with this!
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/31/2006 09:01:36 PM
looks like a painting,nice 9
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10/31/2006 08:20:33 PM
Beautiful colours, great bokeh! I think this one's a winner
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10/31/2006 03:47:52 PM
Nice colours!
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10/31/2006 12:56:52 PM
beautiful colors and feel of image
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10/29/2006 10:51:49 PM
Beautiful colors. The Bokeh certainly sets off the subject.
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10/29/2006 12:09:10 AM
Lovely soft "Bokeh", and also love the colors here in this one.....
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10/28/2006 11:44:14 AM
Back to comment - Nice colors and the background blur does have a watercolor type feel with the soft pleasing colors and patterns. You rforefront image does seem a bit soft though in focus and shadow depth. Had this been advanced editing some burning could have helped the flower bud stand out stronger I think. Maybe a elvels or curves adjustment could have helped it pop out a bit more. In general a pleasing shot just maybe not as strong as some of the other images.
10/27/2006 02:14:07 PM
Nice Bokeh
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10/26/2006 08:41:02 PM
This is a painting.... (back to comment, just to make sure it was understood in the right way) - I love it: 10.
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10/26/2006 08:39:08 PM
great shot,love the pastel colors.
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10/25/2006 01:45:25 PM
Beautifully done. I like how the colors are in harmony. Slight suggestion, maybe having more of the flower in focus, or the maybe the tip. Stil a great picture.
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