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"The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly."
"The butterfly is a flying flower, the flower a tethered butterfly."
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Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Soft Focus III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: Nikon AF Zoom-Nikkor 70-200mm f/2.8 VR DG IF-ED
Location: Omaha wetland.
Date: Sep 22, 2007
Aperture: 2.8
ISO: 400
Shutter: 1/2500
Galleries: Nature, Floral
Date Uploaded: Sep 23, 2007

Shot at Omaha's city wetland preserve called Heron Haven. The day was a little breezy which helped me make this "soft" capture with foreground and background bokeh. Only adjustments were global auto curves, slight USM,6 pixel border and resize for web.

Quote from Ponce Denis Écouchard Lebrun (August 11, 1729 - August 31, 1807), was a French lyric poet.

Statistics
Place: 24 out of 191
Avg (all users): 6.1658
Avg (commenters): 7.5000
Avg (participants): 5.9444
Avg (non-participants): 6.3043
Views since voting: 2286
Views during voting: 305
Votes: 187
Comments: 14
Favorites: 3 (view)


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10/08/2007 05:06:56 PM
Beautiful image, congratulations.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
10/02/2007 10:20:41 PM
Pretty! I love whatever gauzy filter you are using.
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10/01/2007 01:27:10 PM
Just beautiful! 8
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10/01/2007 09:47:15 AM
Nicely romantic image. Fits the challenge very well. 9.
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09/30/2007 10:41:51 PM
very nicely done - 9
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09/29/2007 11:30:15 PM
Great focal choice nice effects. psart 7
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09/29/2007 10:12:58 PM
Beautiful but confusing
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09/28/2007 10:00:29 AM
This image is overexposed. Try stopping down a little.
09/27/2007 12:30:56 PM
Not soft focus for me. 3
09/27/2007 12:27:11 PM
So nice, so tender!
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09/26/2007 11:17:41 PM
wow this is gorgeous! The focus is amazing! :]
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09/26/2007 05:00:23 PM
Love the soft focus on everything but the butterfly! Nicely done!
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09/26/2007 12:30:04 PM
blue ribbon :)
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09/26/2007 10:05:16 AM
VERY nice! very beautiful color combinations too.
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