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Collection: Photo Impressionism Side Challenge 2011
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 USM Macro
Date: May 13, 2010
Aperture: f3.5
ISO: 320
Shutter: 1/8th
Galleries: Floral, Blur
Date Uploaded: Mar 10, 2011

Viewed: 238
Comments: 6
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I didn't get the framing quite right with this - needed to leave a little more room at the top. I was aiming at a a gentle, delicate, dreamy effect, but feel I need to practice more to get the full effect I was after.

Post-processing - vignette; white layer reduced down to 20% and erased in the two front bells.

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03/10/2011 10:31:54 PM
It sure is beautiful but looks more Victorian to me than the work of the Impressionists. Well, perhaps it could be in Renoir's turf.
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03/10/2011 08:14:16 PM
Very pretty.
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03/10/2011 06:52:56 PM
Lovely combination of color. The bluebells look as fresh as the first spring on Earth.
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03/10/2011 06:22:36 PM
Beautifully delicate.
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03/10/2011 05:39:10 PM
A harsh reminder (to me) that spring isn't here yet. I like the softness and creamy colors.
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03/10/2011 02:04:32 PM
Very gentle! I like the feeling of this image, like being in a garden in Spring. I think you're right, it would be a little more effective with a bit more space at top, to give the flowers (and the idea) room to breathe.
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