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Challenge: Flowers for Sherpet (Advanced Editing VII)
Collection: Challenges
Camera: Canon EOS-5D Mark II
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Location: Dennis, MA
Date: Jun 5, 2012
Aperture: f/8
ISO: 1600
Shutter: 1/320
Date Uploaded: Jun 4, 2012

Nick Viveza, Nik CEP4 slight Glamour Glow adjustment. Very simple processing. Plus I threw a little bit of Vignette Blur on it with CEP4 as well.

Statistics
Place: 3 out of 165
Avg (all users): 7.0776
Avg (commenters): 8.7143
Avg (participants): 7.0290
Avg (non-participants): 7.1489
Views since voting: 2171
Views during voting: 216
Votes: 116
Comments: 47
Favorites: 5 (view)


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07/19/2012 07:47:56 AM
Very beautiful shot.
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07/01/2012 06:04:53 PM
Beautiful flower! Congrats with the yellow ribbon!
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06/19/2012 04:51:08 PM
congrats Robert, beautiful processing!
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06/17/2012 02:36:03 PM
Really lovely. Well processed.
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06/16/2012 07:19:35 PM
Love the soft glow. Such a beautiful flower. Congrats on the yellow!
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06/15/2012 08:25:19 PM
I like that you kept the bud in the corner rather than crop and clone it out.
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06/15/2012 10:02:05 AM
absolutely gorgeous, congrats Robert
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06/14/2012 09:20:43 PM
Just when I thought I hated most flower shots this comes along. Fanfreakintastic. The light, the colors, the processing, this is really wonderful.
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06/14/2012 09:03:00 PM
Wonderful colors. Congrats on your win.
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06/14/2012 01:22:30 PM
Very pretty! Congrats.
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06/14/2012 02:33:26 AM
Congrats on the ribbon, Robert. Gorgeous bloom.
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06/13/2012 09:30:46 PM
All my Nik software is in the mail, so watch out.....lol

Acutally I ordered it before I saw this, you did a good job once again.
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06/13/2012 08:05:38 PM
I HAD TO COME BACK AND COMMENT OF THIS ONE I CAN ALMOST SMELL IT AND SO WONT TO TOUCH THE DELICATE PETALS XXO THANK YOU XOX FROM SHEZ

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06/13/2012 07:30:14 PM
Stunning lighting, color and detail. Congrats Robert!

Dave

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06/13/2012 12:53:15 PM
Yaaaaay, Bear!!!
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06/13/2012 08:49:26 AM
Well, well... top of the flower pot to you!! Congratulations!
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06/13/2012 08:46:22 AM
I knew this was special. Not only are you one of the best- but you are also clutch, coming up big in the challenges that matter. Hitting for average, and for power! Congrats!
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06/13/2012 07:19:31 AM
Congrats on the ribbon! Beautifully done!
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06/13/2012 05:54:53 AM
WELL MY DEAR FRIEND HOW WONDERFUL THIS TRUE BEAUTY IS A WONDERFUL IMAGE BY A WONDERFUL MAN... I SO PLEASED THIS RIBBONED FOR YOU MY FRIEND AS IT IS AN EXCELLENT EXAMPLE OF YOUR BRILLIANT PHOTOGRAPHY THANK YOU AND PLEASED IT GOT THE YELLOW... FROM SHEZ
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06/13/2012 04:39:17 AM
Congrats on the Yellow!!
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06/13/2012 02:42:14 AM
Big congrats!
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06/13/2012 02:09:33 AM
Exquisite image, Bear. Congrats on the ribbon.
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06/13/2012 01:39:01 AM
Absolutely fabulous my near Maine man, you got that sucker to pop with finesse. Congratulations on the ribbon.
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06/13/2012 12:35:06 AM
Dreamily fabulous. Just like Shez.

Congrats, Robert!
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06/13/2012 12:33:04 AM
This really pops - the purples and yellows are really pumped up by the greens. Tilting them towards teal was a great idea. Royal, yet robust. Congrats!
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06/13/2012 12:27:27 AM
Congratulations! Wonderful flower!
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06/13/2012 12:21:59 AM
Great image! Glad it ribbonned!!! Congratulations!
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06/13/2012 12:16:55 AM
Exquisite! Congratulations on a lovely complementing yellow ribbon to go with it!
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06/13/2012 12:13:27 AM
Yes this was great, what did you use to PP it? Congrats on the ribbon see you did.
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06/13/2012 12:09:52 AM
What a lovely shade of purple!!! Congrats Puppy Bear!!!!
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06/13/2012 12:05:39 AM
Congratulations, Bear.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
06/11/2012 08:45:23 PM
love the deep color
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06/11/2012 07:52:32 PM
Stunning color and processing. (voted earlier)
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06/11/2012 04:04:34 PM
Gorgeous!
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06/11/2012 01:16:33 AM
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HERE IS A 21_F.gif SHERPET AWARD FOR YOU FOR ENTERING THE DPCHALLENGE 24 HOUR SPEED CHALLENGE CALLED 'FLOWERS FOR SHERPET'.
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06/10/2012 07:34:28 AM
Glowing image.
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06/08/2012 10:44:40 AM
Nice composition and focal depth to make this lovely flower and beautiful colors pop off the screen. Very nice.
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06/08/2012 09:26:44 AM
color pop, bokeh, excellent!
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06/08/2012 05:56:43 AM
Such rich colors! My favorites! Lovely flower.
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06/07/2012 03:59:00 PM
dahlias are amazing flowers and I'm jealous. They won't be out here for another month. You have them, and photographed this one brilliantly.
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06/07/2012 12:20:24 AM
Lovely tones and color nuances. It gives a movement impression of petals opening... Engaging!
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06/06/2012 12:06:03 PM
The light is spectacular, beautiful colours as well. One of the best in the challenge.
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06/06/2012 04:15:01 AM
10!!!
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06/06/2012 01:17:52 AM
Exquisite color. It looks lit from within -- very like Shez.
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06/06/2012 12:57:21 AM
great colour
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06/06/2012 12:45:07 AM
Oh golly! Radiant!! (just like Shez!)


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06/06/2012 12:20:06 AM
Stunning image! Great lighting and texture on the flower.
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