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Serenade
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noraneko


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Challenge: Cool Colors (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-30D
Lens: Sigma 180mm f/3.5 EX APO Macro IF HSM for Canon
Date: Mar 29, 2008
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Mar 31, 2008

Many thanks to Neil for showing me a great crop and processing ideas on this. This may not do well, but I got a great lesson about what a little editing and cropping can do for a pretty ho-hum photo. Don't be afraid to get in close and crop away!

Here was my attempt to "polish the turd" before Neil got a hold of it. 663596.jpg My version is still not as good as his, but somewhat close, I think.

Statistics
Place: 44 out of 188
Avg (all users): 6.0193
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.6481
Avg (non-participants): 6.1503
Views since voting: 847
Views during voting: 279
Votes: 207
Comments: 10
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01/03/2009 05:33:02 PM
Such creamy edges to all those blue tones - everything blends beautifully.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/08/2008 11:16:46 PM
I lofve the blues in thes wonderful Irises.....
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04/05/2008 10:52:24 PM
Too much editing for my tastes. But beautiful colors.
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04/03/2008 11:49:15 AM
I wish you didn't cut off the edge of that flower and the border just highlights that, besides being really annoying. Other than that i love yur photo down to the fluffy colorful blurred background
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04/03/2008 10:22:43 AM
Love this shot. The yellow is very pretty and pops
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04/03/2008 10:16:08 AM
This photograph is very bright and has vivid colors.
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04/02/2008 07:20:14 PM
A bit over-saturated. Crop problem at bottom.
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04/02/2008 06:19:24 PM
Perhaps a little much on some of the blues but I like this shot. It's pretty and I like the artistic painting sort of feel. Back to bump you up to 8.
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04/02/2008 04:40:18 PM
Too much contrast add to this photo. It kinda washes the flower out.
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04/02/2008 09:44:56 AM
great vibrant color and contrast between the blue and yellow.
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