My Purple World

© Beth Spencer

My Purple World

Beth Spencer 9/18/2012 8:07:47 PM

I am back from vacation and had a wonderful time!!! I am trying to get caught up on everything. I haven't gotten to vacation pictures but am trying to get some done, but just thought I would post this one. I did it the day I did the other web!!! #1487129

Stephen Shoff 9/18/2012 9:26:22 PM

Nicely done. Did you apply any sharpening? A high-pass filter might make the water beads sparkle a little.

I like the little extra element of green bug caught in the web. But I found myself looking for a better place for it. Anyone else get that impression? #10328599

Jeff E Jensen 9/19/2012 6:11:49 AM

I agree, Stephen, he would be better a little lower and to the left. I don't think it would be too hard to move him.

This is really cool, Beth! #10328987

Aimee C. Eisaman 9/19/2012 10:08:33 AM

A great abstract image Beth and my favorite color! Love that you filled the frame with it. It has my eyes going wild bouncing back and forth, but that is a good thing...captivating! I agree a high pass filter will give it even more of an impact. :~) Look forward to seeing what you do with the bug. #10329237

Teresa H. Hunt 9/19/2012 10:45:06 AM

Oh I like this one. I love the purple color. One of these days I want to get a web with water drops shot! :)

The others have some good suggestions so I'll wait and see what you come up with. :)


Debbie E. Payne 9/19/2012 5:20:23 PM

Love it, Beth -- very nice and sharp and I think a high pass would really set this off. Let us see what you do with the bug. I really don't think you need it; the web itself and the color takes over anyhow. #10329633

Beth Spencer 9/19/2012 6:34:01 PM

Thanks, I had not even noticed the green bug and had looked at this many times. I did two edits, I moved him in one and removed him in the other. I thought I had already applied a high pass filter but did it again. There is something that can be done with a gradient but don't remember how, I think Dale might know that answer.
I got the purple background by using my jacket after focusing the web and shot with a remote. Purple for all of us that like it! #10329726

Aimee C. Eisaman 9/20/2012 5:06:40 AM

I really like edit number 2...less is more for me on this one! :~) #10330257

Rita K. Connell 9/20/2012 6:06:29 AM

really like the purple makes me think of halloween.... I have to go with edit #2 also the bug isn't big enough to make a statement. great capture was the dew already on the web or did you spray it? #10330321

Peter W. Marks 9/20/2012 4:17:31 PM

Ok Beth, I think you can safely say that we all like the rich purple. I hadn't originally noticed the bug so either in or out is fine for me. #10330944

lisa anderson 9/20/2012 4:19:19 PM

This is my favourite colour! Looks great! #10330945

Stephen Shoff 9/20/2012 5:25:05 PM

You did a good job of moving it. With or without it works well. #10330990

Debbra Bailey 9/21/2012 9:51:27 AM

Awesome! I like without the bug, as it feels like the image is more about the web :) #10331784

Beth Spencer 9/21/2012 7:47:55 PM

Thank you everyone! Rita, this was actual dew, I was out very early one foggy morning not too long ago! #10332429

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