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  #141 High Key
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Little Flowers       ©2014 ysal
Panasonic DMC-GF1       2nd place, 191 points
1/59s, f6.3, ISO 100, 40mm, Manual, Pattern, no flash
 
Post-Processing: PS Elements to adjust exposure and color saturation. Cropped slightly.       Extra Info: Shot in front of a sheer white fabric in front of a bright window. The subject is quite small, about 2 inches tall.
 
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RolandB
Apr 24, 2014
    My congratulations to you! This is beautiful.

ysal
Apr 24, 2014
    Thank you so much for all your kind comments! As I wrote in the Extra Info section, this subject was very small (I usually keep toothpicks in this little pitcher), and I had a difficult time getting good detail on the tiny flowers. I probably should have had better lighting. I'll post my make-shift setup in the Outtakes section shortly.

Joanna and Lo - the blue-green tint of the glass is actually the color of the glass. It's tiny pitcher made out of light blue glass.

mrsawyer
Apr 24, 2014
    Congrats, simply beautiful! Only 3 points away from 1st place! (Arithmetic is not Michael's forte.)
Edited on Apr 24, 2014

SteveBee
Apr 23, 2014
    Congratulations on double top five! Both of your entries were beautiful and elegant.

Lo
Apr 23, 2014
    It's the little things that make a photo great - and for me it was the slight green tint in the water that set this one apart. Of course, the rest of the photo was incredible too! Congratulations.

Mepo
Apr 23, 2014
    Congrats - that was a close finish! Only 2 points away from 1st place. Well done!

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wrosenthal
Apr 22, 2014
    A very pretty composition. I like the color accent with the high key background. Just enough, not too much. A favorite.

Mepo
Apr 21, 2014
    I'd suggest a tighter crop to reduce the amount of white background. I want to see more of the detail in the flowers. Glad you gave the size of the object - that explains the unusual appearance of the glass. Love the colour of the flowers and the texture you've captured in the glass. Well done.

Marianne
Apr 21, 2014
    This is beautiful. The composition and POV are great and the high key lighting is wonderful. very nice.

dk
Apr 21, 2014
    very pretty. elegant. Would back off a bit on the color sat -

Joanna
Apr 20, 2014
    A beautiful and delicate image. Wondering where the bluey tinge came from... your shirt or something nearby? It adds to it however so definitely in my top favs.

Lo
Apr 20, 2014
    Perfectly taken. The colours are so pure and the detail is wonderful. My #2

forkcandles
Apr 19, 2014
    you have retained the shape and the handle of the jug holding the flowers. more sharpness may have been better?

RolandB
Apr 19, 2014
    I like how the different soft colors show off so well against the b/g. Nicely placed and captured.

SteveBee
Apr 18, 2014
    My top pick. Subject, composition, and exposure are all excellent.

babysister
Apr 18, 2014
    Beautiful. Subtle tones in the background and also in the subject.

Jade O.
Apr 18, 2014
    Beautiful subject, beautiful framing, beautiful composition...just a little less loss of clarity with the blown highlights in the glass and this could have been my top pick.
Looks quite Japanese.

rulerofheck
Apr 17, 2014
    Nice capture of the glass and color highlights. No shadows for good high key.

mariac
Apr 17, 2014
    I love the delicacy and slightly graded background.
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By ysal


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