Beads of Dew

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Beads of Dew

Donna LaMattino Pagakis level-classic 4/26/2011 7:33:36 PM

Whooo hooo Bunny, a huge congratulations on your finalist!! #1372451

Merna L. Nobile level-classic 4/27/2011 2:41:45 PM

Take photo, Sleep
Edit photo, Sleep
Received award, stop sleeping
CONGRATULATIONS, Merna
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Susan K. Snow level-classic 4/27/2011 4:39:52 PM

What a surprise!
Charlotte Lowrie said she had high hopes for this image when I took it for her camera raw class, but I didn't know what to do with it until I took Lewis Kemper's class. Looks like I'm improving ...finally!

Thank you both for your comments!
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Patricia A. Coblentz level-classic 4/27/2011 8:16:14 PM

This is STUNNING, Bunny...what a beautiful image!! Big congratulations on your finalist...you should not be surprised :)))
Best of luck in the next round! #9375371

Bunny Snow level-classic 4/27/2011 8:18:20 PM

Thank you, Patti. I'm always surprized and very thankful to receive finalists. They tell me when I'm doing something right! #9375372

Usman M. Bajwa level-classic 4/27/2011 8:31:03 PM

Love all the color and the freshness feel of this gorgeous floral. Your title is apt too. CONGRATZ on the Finalist award and good luck up next!!

UB. #9375388

Michele Peterson level-classic 4/27/2011 8:52:00 PM

Beautiful, Bunny! I love the dew drops, they add a sparkle to the flower. Congratulations on a wonderful finalist!! #9375435

Jillian Danielson level-classic 4/27/2011 8:56:33 PM

Beautifully done!! Congrats to you!!!! #9375439

Bunny Snow level-classic 4/27/2011 10:26:52 PM

Perhaps, as I learn more of Lewis' techniques, I'll be able to do more with this image.

Thank you all for your comments --they are so welcome and uplifting. #9375514

Joy Rector level-classic 4/28/2011 4:12:14 AM

gorgeous #9376082

Marcie A. Fowler level-classic 4/28/2011 5:16:51 AM

Congrats on your finalist on this gorgeous image. #9376459

Susan K. Snow level-classic 4/28/2011 9:51:30 AM

Thank you Joy and Marcie! #9377240

Nikki McDonald level-classic 5/15/2011 7:11:32 AM

Congratulations on your finalist, Bunny. The droplets really add sparkle to this beautiful floral. #9405608

Bunny Snow level-classic 6/1/2011 5:53:40 PM

Thank you, Nikki. I took this for two classes, but one instructor wanted it taken without a flash because he said one can always tell when a flash is used.

I find that a flash makes the colors sparkle, something I learned a long time ago. This flash did reflect in the droplets of dew and created a repeat in every droplet. Perhaps, I should have bounced the light onto white foam core to light the flower. #9439525


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Finalist!
BetterPhoto: Over 17000 photos were entered. That makes this finalist especially sweet.

Re-visited as I am learning more masking techniques, this time with selective lightening and darkening.
Re-entered: March 25, 2011


Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/4 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 20D

Uploaded on 3/25/2011 12:30:53 PM

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