Fall Barn Bouquet

© Christian Harberts

Fall Barn Bouquet

Jane Summa 11/10/2004 4:34:33 PM

Very nice, Christian..I like how these soft little flowers are up against a hard texture! The clarity is good, too! #187313

Christian Harberts 11/11/2004 7:28:04 AM

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.
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Amy N. Cappelli 12/16/2004 4:52:45 AM

Beautiful! your son did a great job with the arrangement!and you had the vision enough to preserve it :-)
Congratulations! #975588

Patricia A. Kuniega 12/18/2004 5:58:37 AM

A lovely composition of marvelous contrasts, Christian! It reminds us to enjoy the beauty of the day! Congratulations on your win! #983962

Leonard Pierce 12/18/2004 9:47:16 PM

CONGRATULATIONS on your very well deserved Second Place win, Christian!!!! #985662

Murry Grigsby 12/20/2004 7:07:36 PM

Congrats on your win Christian!! #988886

Kristi A. Howson 12/20/2004 8:27:58 PM

Congratulations Christian...very pretty and well presented! #989102

Christian Harberts 12/21/2004 4:37:05 AM

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 #989535

Christian Harberts 12/21/2004 4:12:13 PM

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

Christian #990619

Christian Harberts 12/22/2004 4:00:04 AM

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

Cheers,

Christian #991172

Christian Harberts 12/23/2004 2:12:44 AM

Thanks for the encouragement, Murry!

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Christian Harberts 12/24/2004 4:58:49 AM

Thanks Kristi!

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Description

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.

Uploaded on 11/10/2004 3:04:53 PM

BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner


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