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Lovely Lady in Pink
Lovely Lady in Pink

Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Macro V (Advanced Editing IV)
Camera: Canon PowerShot G5
Location: Backyard garden - evening light
Date: Jun 30, 2005
Aperture: 5.6
ISO: 200
Shutter: .25 sec
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 30, 2005

Out of focus purposefully to portray the softness of the petals.

Place: 362 out of 374
Avg (all users): 3.9163
Avg (commenters): 3.5000
Avg (participants): 3.8841
Avg (non-participants): 3.9867
Views since voting: 678
Views during voting: 302
Votes: 239
Comments: 16
Favorites: 0

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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/10/2005 11:12:35 PM
The picture seems dull to me, maybe mist the flower next time.
07/09/2005 10:01:37 PM
She's dying!
07/08/2005 10:12:39 AM
Bad focus
07/07/2005 06:01:52 PM
there's lot's of competition with this type of image, so the standards are pretty high. it looks like this rose is a bit past it's prime, with browning edges on the petals. The shot is out of focus a bit (or was it deliberately soft?) and the lighting is not very dynamic. Keep at it...if you don't have a DSLR it is very hard to do closeups and macros.
07/07/2005 06:22:03 AM
A little soft on the focus. Could use a boost of contrast to get the color to pop out better. Interesting perspective in a challenge full of simular shots.
07/06/2005 10:55:17 AM
If the subject was sharp it would help this pic tremendously.
07/06/2005 09:23:09 AM
Pretty flower, but the colors seem a little flat and it could use a touch of sharpening.
07/05/2005 11:17:11 PM
focus appears to be a bit off
07/05/2005 08:30:25 PM
tatty edges spoil this, close needs perfection.
07/05/2005 02:49:51 AM
Not sharp enough focus, pretty color though
07/05/2005 02:06:50 AM
Very nice colors on this shot. It almost appears as some kind of artistic filter has been used on this photo, which loses some of the detail. Good composition and subject choice.
07/04/2005 06:53:23 PM
IMHO the lighting is flat, needs more contrast. Also focus is a little to soft for my taste.
07/04/2005 04:14:07 PM
Seems a bit out of focus to me
07/04/2005 02:59:52 PM
I'd like to see different lighting with this flower.I do like the coloring.
07/04/2005 11:03:48 AM
Beatiful colors. Nice shadowing and not harsh lighting, but the overall effect doesn't have the crisp detail I'm lookiung for in a macro. Maybe work on the sharpness a bit.
07/04/2005 03:40:10 AM
picture is a little soft so maybe a diffusion or something like that would have helped. I think the lighting is also a little flat.

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