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Red gerber on two red plates
Red gerber on two red plates

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Centered Composition III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF-S 17-85mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Location: Netherlands
Date: Apr 6, 2008
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/100
Galleries: Floral
Date Uploaded: Apr 6, 2008

This is a red gerber supported by "blu-tac" on two red plates. The shot is taken with natural light by a large window. The plate are on the floor and I am hovering over it for the shot. I placed a white card reflector at about 5 o'clock. Didn't do much developing. The plates and the flower really were that red.

Developed in Lightwave:

Post in PS:
border (white and black stokes)
save for web

Place: 22 out of 380
Avg (all users): 6.5507
Avg (commenters): 7.0714
Avg (participants): 6.2211
Avg (non-participants): 6.8304
Views since voting: 1175
Views during voting: 305
Votes: 207
Comments: 16
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/15/2008 12:39:59 AM
very eye catching...
04/14/2008 05:04:37 PM
nice colors
04/13/2008 09:20:19 PM
04/12/2008 11:42:45 PM
Cool and beautiful.
04/12/2008 07:27:43 PM
Nice composition... very striking.
04/11/2008 06:41:36 PM
Nice colour and setup.
04/11/2008 05:33:05 PM
great color, striking image!
04/11/2008 12:29:45 PM
Nicely done, 8 from me :)
04/11/2008 11:41:00 AM
I suppose there's nothing wrong with copying another idea to see if you can do better. You may loose marks for lack of originality, though. As it stands this is an excellent shot, well exposed, sharp, nice simple colours and fits the challenge well.
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04/10/2008 08:23:45 PM
What color! What fun!
04/09/2008 09:52:18 PM
Great composition. 9
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04/09/2008 07:15:59 PM
beautiful colors and composition. Getting a little overplayed with these plates in alot of photos now, but you pull it off nicely for this comppetition.
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04/09/2008 11:14:29 AM
I'm surprised the colors match so well!
04/09/2008 11:12:14 AM
That is some RED! This coulda done well in the warm colors challenge also.
04/09/2008 07:28:40 AM
where have I seen a similar picture before? well composed, good focus; reds are way oversaturated, whites could be a tad brighter.
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04/09/2008 02:43:38 AM
reminds me to last years "centered" challenge.
nice composition ; well done
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