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smooth flower
smooth flower
J-Andy


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Silky-Smooth (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D50
Lens: Sigma 28-70mm f/2.8-4.0 for Nikon
Location: My house
Date: May 14, 2007
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/100
Galleries: Floral
Date Uploaded: May 14, 2007

I just took out a lot of yellow to make the red flower stand out like i wanted in to..i also cropped a little and i dont really like it but i wanted to enter my second challenge so we'll see

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Place: 104 out of 144
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Votes: 273
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05/24/2007 10:18:38 PM
Hi Andy,
Nice effort white is tough sometimes. I do believe you are a bit out of focus & a touch over exposed. The red rose is out of place & your crop made it worse. Also the top right corner the glear is really distracting.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
05/22/2007 08:29:09 PM
Excellent idea, just the image is over exposed and it is difficult to tell if the flower is also OOF - shooting a white subject with a darker background almost always needs manual setting and experimentation to get the correct exposure.
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05/22/2007 04:04:13 PM
the focus on the white rose feels off.
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05/20/2007 11:54:53 AM
The white rose is overexposed and out of focus.
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05/19/2007 11:18:42 PM
great job getting a strong true white while maintaining other colors, would have liked to see some green left in
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05/18/2007 01:38:00 PM
white flowers are so hard to photograph
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05/17/2007 11:25:21 AM
thats very pretty
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05/16/2007 06:44:24 PM
rose seems out of focus
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05/16/2007 12:54:00 PM
I think of smooth as having little or no texture.
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05/16/2007 07:27:59 AM
I think you should have pulled the red rose out of there. It catches the eye and looks dead.
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05/16/2007 01:00:15 AM
i love the photo! next time try a softer light. i think the flower is washed out from the harsh lighting.
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