The Parrot's color legacy

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The Parrot's color legacy

Elaine Hessler 9/8/2012 8:38:06 AM

Really neat! Was this in a window in Japan? Just curious. Nice colors! #1485254

Dale Hardin 9/8/2012 10:05:20 AM

Thanks Elaine. Yes, it was. As a matter in fact,on the same street as the sunglasses shot. I did do a bit of cleanup on this image though for some errant shadows that appeared on the background. #10314193

Rita K. Connell 9/8/2012 11:02:17 AM

a very cool shot dale I like the placementof the purses but it might be a little tight on the left side of the purses. #10314274

Dale Hardin 9/8/2012 2:43:34 PM

Thanks Rita. Here's another shot I took at the same time with all the room that was avialable. #10314501

lisa anderson 9/8/2012 6:55:59 PM

Japan seems like such a great place to visit! I like the original crop best. Were the stores as interesting as their window displays? #10314769

Elaine Hessler 9/8/2012 6:58:18 PM

I like the second crop better:) #10314774

Dale Hardin 9/8/2012 8:00:16 PM

Thank you both, Lisa and Elaine, but you have to play nice. :o) Here's another version just to break the stalemate. #10314845

Kristin Duff 9/8/2012 8:34:02 PM

This photo is TOO much fun. I want one of those handbags in every colour! #10314860

Michael J. Kelly 9/8/2012 8:49:47 PM

Great color - just jumps off the screen.

The edit with more room is much better, and the other shot is great too. #10314865

Teresa H. Hunt 9/8/2012 10:20:24 PM

Love the colors!

I want the purple one!! #10314906

Dale Hardin 9/8/2012 10:57:50 PM

I loved the shop windows over there. Wish I'd taken the time to go into the stores just to see. #10314926

Jeff E Jensen 9/9/2012 5:18:20 AM

Very unique, Dale. For a minute, I thought this was one of your Photoshop creations! #10315132

Debbie E. Payne 9/9/2012 9:26:29 AM

LOVE the colors and the design. I like the edit with a bit more room on the left-hand side. This makes me want to go back. This is for sure a winner! #10315468

Dale Hardin 9/9/2012 10:54:03 AM

Thank you Jeff. And Debbie, I agree with everyone that the wider shot is better. Will probably repost the BP entry. When, when, when will I ever learn to check with the Phellos first??!? #10315535

Rita K. Connell 9/9/2012 11:47:20 AM

I really like the one with more room...love all the color but I am a little purse carrier theses are way to big! Dale I know that sometimes when you are excited about a shot you just want to jump you just have to remember there is almost always a tweak that we can find....LOL #10315595

Beth Spencer 9/9/2012 8:34:45 PM

Dale I love the colors on these and I bet we will see this one again #10316246

Anthony L. Mancuso 9/9/2012 8:45:10 PM

I thought this was a PS creation when I saw it too... I actually like the tension created by the tight crop in the original post. I worry about the remnants of shadows and reflections I can see in regards to this shot advancing in the contest.

I want the bright orange one... #10316268

Dale Hardin 9/9/2012 9:12:18 PM

Thanks Rita and Beth.

Thank you Tony. I think you're right about the reflections in the glass. Very hard to get rid of, though if I thought this would go anyplace, I would go to the trouble to get rid of them. #10316286

Carla Capra 9/11/2012 8:13:07 AM

Fantastic!!!
Love the colors just great. I'll have to have the purple one, too. #10318303

Dale Hardin 9/11/2012 9:19:22 AM

Somehow I KNEW you'd want the purple! :o) #10318359

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Shutter Speed: 1/160.00 F-stop: f/8.0
Focal Length: 75.00

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.30, ExposureTime: 1/160 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 800, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 75.00 mm, Model: SLT-A77V

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