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The striped outcast
The striped outcast

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Challenge: Orange II (Advanced Editing VII)
Camera: Canon EOS-50D
Lens: Canon EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Location: Madison, WI
Date: Mar 22, 2010
Aperture: f/11
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Floral
Date Uploaded: Mar 24, 2010

This tulip was the only one in the group that was striped. It was also the only one that never opened. I was actually shooting the one to the left straight on (into the flower), but saw this in the background and found it a more interesting subject.

Place: 54 out of 175
Avg (all users): 5.8514
Avg (commenters): 7.2000
Avg (participants): 5.8846
Avg (non-participants): 5.8143
Views since voting: 716
Views during voting: 234
Votes: 148
Comments: 6
Favorites: 1 (view)

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04/07/2010 09:20:45 PM
Greetings from the Critique Club

What a nice, vibrant, very Orange image you have here. And, yes, it scored nicely, so congratulations on that.

You did find an interesting subject and photographed it well. Since this is a critique from the Critique Club, I'll 'nit pic' a little and wonder if it would be even better if that left-hand flower had been a bit closer and a tad behind the the very fine striped tulip. that would concentrate the viewer on the great shades of orange, and reduce some of the slight green stem distraction. this is just musing, you understand. It's fine as is. However, it is always fun to play around after your composition is in the bag. This is when you find the surprises that sometimes work - sometimes not.

So, again, congratulations on your image. Keep 'em coming.

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
04/03/2010 12:21:32 PM
very vibrant and beautiful
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03/31/2010 11:04:51 PM
Lovely - looks familiar lol
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03/31/2010 03:54:11 PM
Beautiful flower and crisp detail, but I don't know about the composition chosen here. There is nothing specific I can suggest for improvement, but I suspect this might have stood out even better with a different one. 6
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03/29/2010 11:24:03 PM
...But Excellently Rendered! :) 10! :)
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03/29/2010 04:06:35 PM
Lovely detail, smoothness and true colors.
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