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Shimmering Rose
timj351


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Challenge: Light Source (Classic Editing)
Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Sony DSC-F707
Location: Kent, WA
Date: Oct 19, 2002
Aperture: F2.2
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/60 sec
Date Uploaded: Oct 20, 2002

Taken after a misty rain at night, this rose was part of a beatiful rose bush in a neighbor's yard. I photographed it with my camera's infrared setting. The light source was the camera's infrared light. I converted the photo to black and white in Photoshop.

Statistics
Place: 32 out of 256
Avg (all users): 6.1932
Avg (commenters): 7.3478
Avg (participants): 6.1118
Avg (non-participants): 6.3204
Views since voting: 1505
Votes: 264
Comments: 23
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/27/2002 07:56:00 PM
The light seems to be pointed in the wrong direction. If it's a flash, try different lighting. The top is too dark, and the bottom left, out of focus stem has too much light.
10/27/2002 01:45:00 PM
nice soft light. 8 paganini
10/25/2002 03:28:00 AM
I think this a lovely shot but I would like to be sure about the light. Tell me and you have high score from Sweden. /carsten
10/24/2002 09:19:00 PM
Probably my fav. b/w, but not a lot of b/w that are good.
10/24/2002 06:51:00 PM
Gorgeous! I like color, but this is too good for my bias's. 9 Swash
(water is such a good friend!)
10/24/2002 12:14:00 PM
Good shot, good DoF, good lighting - can't help but want to see it in colour though.
10/24/2002 12:17:00 AM
Wonderful contrasts! 10 smshats
10/22/2002 11:36:00 PM
the water drops are interesting
10/22/2002 06:00:00 PM
great shot
10/22/2002 05:06:00 PM
Very nice. I like how the details stand out. Though I like it in bw, was there a reason you didn't use color? karmat
10/22/2002 10:46:00 AM
Nice use of the water to enhance the light. The DOF is pretty good too. Well taken photo. I'm not convinced that this wouldn't be better in color though. I think the mood changes a lot with this type of shot B&W. It's more melancholy, if not morose. But what do I know anyway? - Inspzil
10/22/2002 10:10:00 AM
wouldn't load on 3 tries yesterday- Now that I see it, I like it.
10/22/2002 02:40:00 AM
Technically correct (exposure, focus, etc.) 6
Good composition. 6
Tells a story or creates a mood 5
High impact to the viewer 5
Exemplifies the theme of the Challenge 7
overall 6
Sulamk
10/21/2002 11:20:00 PM
LOVE the black and white. This is a lovely shot. lhall
10/21/2002 10:25:00 PM
the lighting needed to be a little more centered on the rose but very nice!
10/21/2002 09:52:00 PM
nice silver look.
wish that the center of the rose was as in focus as the outer leaves.
10/21/2002 09:09:00 PM
I'm a sucker for roses. Going black and white really brings depth to the shot. (9)
10/21/2002 07:16:00 PM
Alittle too much water for my tastes. The out of focus what ever just touching the rose and the whatever supposed to be in forefront detracts from other wise good picture.
10/21/2002 03:48:00 PM
very well executed. 7
10/21/2002 03:36:00 PM
Excellent photo.
10/21/2002 01:06:00 PM
numerous water droplets were a good idea.
10/21/2002 02:29:00 AM
Wow. Very very nice. Looks like someone was playing around with IR or night vision?? However it was done though, love the effect. Angle and framing/cropping are nice, and the lighting works perfectly here. Excelent shot! Good luck in the challenge. ~Hbunch7187~
10/21/2002 01:47:00 AM
This is a very nice b/w. The water droplets are a great effect for this shot. The light is obviously there, but subtle. The limited DOF works nicely. Nice shot! - 7 - JB


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