Dancing Sunflowers

© Matt Farrell

Dancing Sunflowers

Kathleen Clemons 1/5/2004 3:21:17 AM

Before I read your description I was sure this was a combination of images. Who'd have thought sunflowers could grow in sand? :) It's an awesome capture, so very well composed! :) #84989

Jeff W. Robinson 1/5/2004 3:51:07 AM

Great work Matt! This is really well captured, and so unique! Jeff #318883

Kristen McKain 1/5/2004 4:11:16 AM

i love this, Matt, great shot! #318899

Colette M. Metcalf 1/5/2004 4:11:59 AM

Great image!! #318900

Carolyn M. Fletcher 2/17/2004 3:12:02 AM

Congratulations!!! Great shot! #382496

zcaley 2/17/2004 5:05:34 AM

Wonderful photo. Congratulations on winning with it! #382706

Judith G. Secco 2/17/2004 5:42:50 AM

Wonderful shot, Matt. Congratulations!
Judy #382778

Robin L. Wehrman 2/17/2004 5:43:35 AM

Beautiful image. Congratulations, Matt! #382781

Evy Johansen 2/17/2004 7:22:17 AM

Congratulations on your win, Matt! #383037

Brenda Tharp 2/17/2004 12:49:24 PM

This has such a wonderful mood to it, Matt - the flowers are 'dancing' and it's such a unique expression of the dunes there. Congratulations! #383639

Alisha May Furbish 2/17/2004 1:50:23 PM

Congratulations, Matt- this is beautiful and unique, a well-deserved win:) #383717

Gary Minish 2/17/2004 11:11:30 PM

Great composition and a superb exposure, Matt! Very sharp and clean and the colors are very natural looking. Very nicely shot. Congratulations on a well deserved win :-) #384207

Kevin D. Lee 2/20/2004 10:28:07 AM

The sunflowers seem very out of place. There is a barren desert and a dark sky. However, the bright yellow flowers seem odd. #388279

Alex R 2/20/2004 10:34:06 AM

Cool Cool C00l cool picture, it is very creative and the setting is VERY VERY unique, im diggin the sunflowers(get it diggin hahah) The horizon is AMAZINg it looks like its about to rain and the picture looks so realalistic #388298

Alex R 2/20/2004 10:37:14 AM

I AGREE SOOOOOO MUCH U SHOULD HAVE WON GOOD JOB JASON #388310

Colleen Braun 2/23/2004 4:51:05 AM

great shot... #392049

Kathleen K. Parker 3/17/2004 5:43:49 PM

This is so very cool!!! Fascinating!
Kathleen #429314

Pang Sawwee 4/28/2004 7:20:10 PM

'This image contains no physical or digital manipulation of any sort.' - BEST part of this GREAT shot!! Congratulations, Matt!! A well-deserved win! #508319

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Description

Shot at Great Sand Dunes National Mounument, Colorado. Technical information: Shot on Kodachome 64. Apeture: f22, shutter: 1/2 on a tripod, late afternoon with rain and thunder on the horizon. I had this slide scanned at 4000 dpi, cloned out dust, and used the curves and hue/saturation tools of Photoshop 7 to make the digital file look as clsoe to the physical slide as possible. This image contains no physical or digital manipulation of any sort.

Uploaded on 1/5/2004 1:23:46 AM

Made With

Camera: Pentax ZX-M 35mm SLR Camera

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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