Uploaded: August 10, 2012


Exif: F Number: 1.8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 3200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Anthony L. Mancuso August 10, 2012

Not sure what to make of this one Pete..I think the colors are cool and the comp works for me but the focus seems extremely soft. Is this a cell phone shot for the challenge or are you playing around with some sort of filters... #1479809

Peter W. Marks August 10, 2012

Hi Tony. This was the peach that I tried not very successfuly to use in the last 'collision of the planets' image. Here I am using the same image as an abstract and is not intended to be sharp or for that matter even be likelike. The peach provided the colors; PSE9 the 'layer style' which gave me the halo and shadows and anything else is in the eyes of the beholder. I am climbing outside of my box again Tony. :0) #10271001

Michael Kelly level-deluxe August 11, 2012

Gorgeous colors Peter. This too is an interesting foray into the abstract world.

Since this reminds me of a sun, if you were to shoot one like this again I would suggest you get a straight on shot to avoid any shadows as a sun would not have them, but it does make for an interesting shot as presented though I still think your earlier efforts are going to be hard to beat. #10271767

Jeff E Jensen August 11, 2012

Yup, great colors, and a unique image. I've really enjoyed seeing what you are coming you with.

You should combine some of this stuff with some of your England shots. . . #10272190

lisa anderson August 11, 2012

Hi Peter, I really like this; the colours are beautiful and the comp is very nice. Since it's intended as an abstract, I think changing the title might be helpful (when I saw it called 'peach' I expected a sharper image blown up) #10272259

Beth Spencer August 11, 2012

I really like the colors and the composition on this one. You are getting really fancy! #10272291

Debbie E. Payne August 12, 2012

Am glad thar you tried this, Peter. I really like it's color and vibrancy. Was I gone when you told us how to do this? Not that I can even get down to the kitchen except on rare occasions to even find a frying pan. #10273228

Peter W. Marks August 12, 2012

Thanks friends, I would have re-shot this one with just the abstract in mind but I had already eaten it. :0) It was the colors that attracted me and this should be an object lesson for me in that because I forgot to save the original full resolution file I had not much to work with. Blame it on watching the Olympics; multi-tasking is not my strength! #10273258

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