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Color of Money (Lunaria Annua) Plant
Color of Money (Lunaria Annua) Plant
Dr.Confuser


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Botany (Advanced Editing II)
Collection: Challenge Submissions
Camera: Nikon D70
Location: Kirkland, Washington USA
Date: Aug 15, 2004
Aperture: F29
ISO: 200
Shutter: 1/125
Galleries: Nature, Floral
Date Uploaded: Aug 13, 2004

Photographer's Note:
I found the "Money Plant" while on a walk with the dog at 5:30 PM on the last day of the challenge. I shot a few dozen different angles, downloaded them to the computer, did a little post processing, and uploaded to DPC with a hour to spare. Hope it does better than the picture I had previously been banking on and uploaded a few days ago.

Post Processing:
Crop
Cloned out a few minor distractions.
Auto Color, Contrast
Saturation adjustment: Red, Yellow
Noise Reduction: Neat IMage
Resize
USM

Camera Data:
Nikon D70
2004/08/15 18:16:30.8
RAW (12-bit) Lossless
Image Size: Large (3008 x 2000)
Lens: VR 24-120mm F/3.5-5.6 G
Focal Length: 120mm
Exposure Mode: Aperture Priority
Metering Mode: Center-Weighted
1/125 sec - F/29
Exposure Comp.: 0 EV
Sensitivity: ISO 200
Optimize Image: Vivid
White Balance: Auto
AF Mode: AF-S
Flash Sync Mode: Not Attached
Color Mode: Mode IIIa (sRGB)
Tone Comp: Auto
Hue Adjustment: 0
Saturation: Normal
Sharpening: Auto
Image Comment:
Noise Reduction: OFF

Statistics
Place: 79 out of 215
Avg (all users): 5.6944
Avg (commenters): 6.1667
Avg (participants): 5.5652
Avg (non-participants): 5.9231
Views since voting: 849
Views during voting: 258
Votes: 180
Comments: 7
Favorites: 1 (view)


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
08/21/2004 11:17:22 PM
Good subject, great composition. Bumping from 5 to 6
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08/21/2004 01:41:39 AM
Such an interesting unique plant! Are those seed pods hidden in the transparent leaves. Nice capture!
  Photographer found comment helpful.
08/16/2004 05:10:34 PM
ahh - so that's a money tree - i'll keep my eyes open for one now.

interesting angle - good luck
  Photographer found comment helpful.
08/16/2004 05:04:31 PM
Perfect color, light, composition and sharpness. I hope you win a ribbon.
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08/16/2004 04:20:14 PM
What a refreshing change from the traditional flower shots. Beutiful abstract shapes. Very nice balance in form and color.
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08/16/2004 02:05:25 PM
a great subject with attractive color and nice transparency. For me the image is let down by its composition. A bit messy. I think you should have chosen three leaves or so and make a more simple composition.
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08/16/2004 12:34:49 AM
Mmmmm, nice one! Maybe the bit in the lower right could have been eliminated, but still a very pleasing pattern and good 'n sharp.
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