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  #212 Your Favorite Shots Of This Challenge Period
Entry 6 of 22
   
 
Orchid Flower       ©2019 Old Finn
Panasonic DMC-FZ200       6th place, 120 points
1/200s, f4.5, ISO 200, 420mm, Aperture Priority, Pattern, flash
 
Post-Processing: Cropped, noise reduction, the background selected and filled with a color copied from a place in the background, brightness/contrast, clarifying tool, USM, resized and sharpened.       Extra Info: None
 
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ysal
Feb 25, 2019
    congrats, well done!

Jade O.
Feb 25, 2019
    Your efforts paid off!
Edited on Feb 25, 2019

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Oldseadog
Feb 25, 2019
    A well balanced image with nice black background. A favourite.

davemisunas
Feb 25, 2019
    well executed... in my favorites.

jomari
Feb 24, 2019
    Beautifully composed and lit. I love all the detail and the black background really makes the flowers pop. High in my faves

Lo
Feb 24, 2019
    Great composition. The black background really makes the flowers stand out.

Mepo
Feb 24, 2019
    The dark background was a good choice to bring out the delicate flowers.

breadmaker
Feb 24, 2019
    A beautiful shot emphasised by your good choice of background colour.

Old Finn
Feb 23, 2019
    I closed the lamps to avoid reflections through the window and to avoid strong shadows from the cameras flash, I used longer distance to the flower. There was quite dark outside, but there were distracting thinks outside, so I choosed the background and colored it with a copied backgrounnd color.
Edited on Feb 23, 2019

aoc46
Feb 23, 2019
    Beautifully composed and shot - nice work!

kerszkavet
Feb 23, 2019
    I like the composition of left to right flow, and the black background contrasts nicely with the colour
Interested that you appear to be shooting at 420mm rather than something closer?

Maike13
Feb 23, 2019
    I'm not normally a big fan of flower photos, but this one is stunningly beautiful.

Jade O.
Feb 22, 2019
    Certainly well framed, lit, and composed, I am just not sure why the black background. While it highlights the florals and colour, I'm feeling it is a little dark for the lovely subject. Technically well taken.

ysal
Feb 22, 2019
    Nicely done. Perhaps the lighting on the flowers is a little harsh against the black background?

RobertLavker
Feb 22, 2019
    beautifully done.

SteveBee
Feb 21, 2019
    Excellent composition and tonality. Very striking against the black background which I suspect you did some work on in post. The only thing I'm not in love with is the unnatural crunchy look of the flowers, but that might be your artistic choice.
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