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Copper and Lace
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Copper and Lace
Copper and Lace
© Paula Showen
Canon EOS 50D Digi...
 
 
 
Carolyn J. Connolly
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    Outstanding textures, tones, clarity, lighting, details and composition here, Paula!! Wonderful title for your image, too!! :o)

9/27/2009 5:36:23 AM

 
Martha R. Mazon
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Terrific composition, Paula! Is this two blended images? I'm wondering how you achieved sharpness in the foreground and the background but not in the middle area. The results are wonderful.

9/27/2009 8:48:13 AM

 
Paula Showen
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Thank you Carolyn and Martha.

It's only one image of different layers of aging basal or sterile fronds (leaves) on a staghorn fern. both the upper section and lower section were at the exact same level, so when I focussed on the upper leaf, the lower was also within my range of focus. I used unsharpen mask to give it a cripser appearance.

I have two extremely large plants hanging in my yard. I live in Florida and they require no special care. They are HUGE. everyone who visits remarks on their size and we do nothing to them!

9/27/2009 9:10:51 AM

 
Jessica Jenney
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Beautiful capture, Paula! Terrific tones, detail, and selective focus!

10/5/2009 5:02:13 AM

 
Dianna Murphy
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WTG!!!!! C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your most wonderful FINALIST!!! Good luck in the next round. Dianna

10/22/2009 8:49:04 PM

 
Usman Bajwa
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CONGRATS on this beautiful image and Finalist Award, Paula.

UB.

10/22/2009 11:20:00 PM

 
Nancyj Hovey
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C O N G R A T U L A T I O N S
on your deserving FINALIST!!! 8o)

10/23/2009 8:45:19 AM

 
Marcel J. Fernandez
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Congratulations, Paula on your super Finalist.

10/23/2009 5:31:27 PM

 
Paula Showen
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Thank you so much, everyone!

10/24/2009 10:34:30 AM

 
Cheryl E. Molennor
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Congratulations on this very cool and interesting macro finalist! WTG!

10/26/2009 6:10:45 AM

 
Songbird Cline
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gorgeous, beautiful!!

2/14/2010 9:39:51 PM

 
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