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Gerbera Glow
Gerbera Glow

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Backlighting IV (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D200
Lens: Sigma 50mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro for Nikon
Location: Philadelphia, PA
Date: Nov 25, 2008
Aperture: f/ 16
ISO: 160
Shutter: 1/13 sec.
Galleries: Still Life, Floral
Date Uploaded: Nov 25, 2008

Lit with one clamp light off right. I flipped the image for presentation. Camera on tripod with cable remote release.

Post: Camera Raw adjustments in PSElements 6.0. Layer adjustments for levels, brightness/contrast and hue saturation. Adjust sharpness. Couple of crops. Another layer of levels. Resize. USM.

Place: 4 out of 239
Avg (all users): 6.5949
Avg (commenters): 7.6667
Avg (participants): 6.2364
Avg (non-participants): 6.7864
Views since voting: 2970
Views during voting: 252
Votes: 158
Comments: 12
Favorites: 4 (view)

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12/06/2008 07:50:06 PM
fantastic idea and photo. I really like the lighting. Next time I recommend you Hunting down the people who voted you a 2, 3, 4, and 5, and break their fingers to they cant vote. Truly, I love the content and the lighting. Congrats on the H.M.
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12/03/2008 08:19:04 PM
This was one of my top picks in voting, congrat's on your HM.
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12/03/2008 07:49:00 PM
Another amazing use of light for your beautiful subjects, Rob. Not a bad finish either. Front Page! WOOT
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12/03/2008 03:10:17 PM
Congrats Robert on your top 10 finish.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
12/02/2008 09:14:08 AM
Nice photo - nice light.
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11/29/2008 12:36:33 AM
Beautiful flower shot. I love the glowing orange against the black. 9
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11/28/2008 09:21:53 AM
Nice lighting. I like the way the upper stem sort of fades into the background and the upper flower is sort of floating. If you could have moved the upper flower to the right just a bit, the two of them would have been at "rule of thirds" intersections. 6
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11/27/2008 04:40:37 PM
love the lighting in this shot, great stuff
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11/27/2008 04:45:59 AM
Beautiful lighting
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11/26/2008 04:22:09 PM
Beautiful, love the composition too. Reminds me of a banmorn photo.
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11/26/2008 01:36:06 AM
This is how to shoot a bloom! Stunning color and contrast, wonderful shapes with the stems.
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11/26/2008 12:42:53 AM
Nice flowers
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