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Waiting to Bloom
Waiting to Bloom
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Challenge: Waiting (Basic Editing I)
Camera: Canon PowerShot S230
Location: San Diego
Date: Jun 6, 2004
Aperture: f4
ISO: 50
Shutter: 1/8
Galleries: Nature, Floral
Date Uploaded: Jun 6, 2004

Cut rose, placed in front of black velvet. Had difficulty getting Canon S230 to focus on the correct portion of the flower.
No color adjustments were performed. Cropped, Unsharp mask.

Statistics
Place: 88 out of 309
Avg (all users): 5.2842
Avg (commenters): 5.8000
Avg (participants): 4.9098
Avg (non-participants): 5.6276
Views since voting: 853
Votes: 278
Comments: 10
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/15/2004 10:28:38 PM
Good workmanlike image. Well focused. The composition seems a little top heavy to me.
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06/15/2004 04:44:04 AM
The color is great, the lighting is great. The Analogous colors of green with a touch of yellow contrast well with the complimentary red. The black background really sets it off. I also like the way the bud .. um pedal/outer thingies (I'm not a botanist) open toward the camera. The DOF is great-- I can see detail from the closest to furthest parts of the object. Meets the challenge: Hmmm. While everything in nature is in a state of change, I don't see "a sense of waiting" when looking at the photo.
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/14/2004 03:19:32 PM
excellent colors!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/12/2004 09:35:13 AM
This only conveys the sense of "waiting" if you prefer open blossoms. If you prefer buds, the concept is not there.
06/11/2004 09:48:32 PM
Cool picture! Fits the catagory well!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/11/2004 03:50:57 PM
A common subject, try to get more creative when doing simple flower shots, maybe including more background (other flowers waiting, or another that has already bloomed? Or even just the room beyond).
06/11/2004 11:01:15 AM
very centred, very crisp, very well done...beautiful
  Photographer found comment helpful.
06/11/2004 09:36:02 AM
The black backround makes the green and red colors really pop. Classic centered composition - but may work better a bit more diagonal.
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06/10/2004 10:48:26 PM
look in the chat forums. i commented about this one. im giving it a one. sorry.
06/09/2004 11:09:07 AM
Next time put a drop of water on the bud.
  Photographer found comment helpful.


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