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Fall Barn Bouquet   Featured in Digital Darkroom #020
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Fall Barn Bouquet
Fall Barn Bouquet
F4, 1/160, no flash, saturation, unsharp mask gaussian. The last Cosmos of the season, picked by my son, and arranged in the weathered siding of the barn. Caldwell County, North Carolina.
© Christian Harberts
Canon PowerShot G5...
 
 
 
Jane Summa
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member since: 8/7/2004
    Very nice, Christian..I like how these soft little flowers are up against a hard texture! The clarity is good, too!

11/10/2004 4:34:33 PM

 
Christian Harberts
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member since: 1/30/2004
 

Thanks for the comment, Jane! I forgot to mention that the weather was overcast, slightly foggy, which makes for ideal close-up conditions (ie no special flash diffuser needed). The clarity comes in part from increasing contrast in the photo-editing software.
Christian

11/11/2004 7:28:04 AM

 
Amy N. Cappelli
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member since: 5/25/2004
 

Beautiful! your son did a great job with the arrangement!and you had the vision enough to preserve it :-)
Congratulations!

12/16/2004 4:52:45 AM

 
Patricia A. Kuniega
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member since: 5/17/2003
 

A lovely composition of marvelous contrasts, Christian! It reminds us to enjoy the beauty of the day! Congratulations on your win!

12/18/2004 5:58:37 AM

 
Leonard Pierce
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member since: 3/31/2001
 

CONGRATULATIONS on your very well deserved Second Place win, Christian!!!!

12/18/2004 9:47:16 PM

 
Murry Grigsby
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member since: 8/12/2002
 

Congrats on your win Christian!!

12/20/2004 7:07:36 PM

 
Kristi A. Howson
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member since: 6/22/2004
 

Congratulations Christian...very pretty and well presented!

12/20/2004 8:27:58 PM

 
Christian Harberts
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/30/2004
 

Thanks for the ongoing support Amy! As you already know, beauty springs more readily from the hands of a child, than an adult's ... all I have to do is follow up with the camera - easy! ;-)

Christian

12/21/2004 4:37:05 AM

 
Christian Harberts
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/30/2004
 

Thanks Patricia! Perhaps the single most difficult challenge for me is slowing down enough to really *see*. I agree completely with your remark.

Christian

12/21/2004 4:12:13 PM

 
Christian Harberts
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/30/2004
 

Thanks Len! I very surprised in fact. I rarely stop to snap the flowers. Good grief- what's next - macro photography??

Cheers,

Christian

12/22/2004 4:00:04 AM

 
Christian Harberts
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 1/30/2004
 

Thanks for the encouragement, Murry!

Christian

12/23/2004 2:12:44 AM

 
Christian Harberts
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member since: 1/30/2004
 

Thanks Kristi!

Christian

12/24/2004 4:58:49 AM

 
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