DPChallenge: A Digital Photography Contest You are not logged in. (log in or register
 
Challenge Entries
Portfolio Images
After the Shower ... LOVE!
After the Shower ... LOVE!
JuliBoc


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Double Take II (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Rated 5.5 - 5.9
Camera: Panasonic DMC-FZ30
Lens: Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 II
Location: Coconut Creek, FL
Date: Aug 26, 2008
Aperture: f/3.2
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/500
Galleries: Floral, Insects, etc
Date Uploaded: Aug 27, 2008

There was a huge thunderstorm and downpour just before this photo was taken. Many of the butterflies were drying their wings. It was a great opportunity to capture them with their wings open.

The butterfly on the flower was attracting a lot of attention from amorous suitors like this one flying above her. I believe these are called Piano Key butterflies.

Because I used the Panasonic, I had to deal with a lot of noise. There was the toss up between noise with detail, or no noise with a plastic look. I hope I got this enough in the middle to satisfy most viewers.

Statistics
Place: 68 out of 150
Avg (all users): 5.6693
Avg (commenters): 6.0000
Avg (participants): 5.8000
Avg (non-participants): 5.5976
Views since voting: 1104
Views during voting: 218
Votes: 127
Comments: 7
Favorites: 0


Please log in or register to add your comments!

AuthorThread
10/01/2008 12:21:43 AM
What a beautifully vibrant photo. That flower looks like it is on fire. Great catch of the twins.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/08/2008 12:53:52 AM
Beautiful color in this, Julianne, and a lovely shot for this challenge!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
 Comments Made During the Challenge
09/06/2008 12:31:39 AM
Nice capture. Good color contrast.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/05/2008 05:08:11 PM
Is the top one flying! Wow, good timing. Saturation is a bit much and the green appears noisy. Like the overall feel and composition. Good job.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/01/2008 12:52:05 PM
Nice image - Like the colours
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/01/2008 09:04:20 AM
Lucky you - 2 butterflies! The green leaves are a little too noisy or maybe oversharpened. The orange flowers/butterflies are perfect.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
09/01/2008 12:34:42 AM
Great color.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


Home - Challenges - Community - League - Photos - Cameras - Lenses - Learn - Prints! - Help - Terms of Use - Privacy - Top ^
DPChallenge, and website content and design, Copyright © 2001-2020 Challenging Technologies, LLC.
All digital photo copyrights belong to the photographers and may not be used without permission.
Proudly hosted by Sargasso Networks. Current Server Time: 06/04/2020 02:48:47 PM EDT.