Orton Floral Dream

© Robyn Gwilt

Orton Floral Dream

Uploaded: October 13, 2006


City Park, Bremen Germany

Exif: FNumber: 4, ExposureBiasValue: 0/3, ExposureTime: 0.0125, Flash: flash fired, ISO: 200, WhiteBalance: auto white balance


Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

2nd attempt at Orton effect - am I there, or not. Not too sure which order to layer the pic? But I quite liked it anyway :) Any comments/crits/help welcome. #539219

Lynne Morris October 13, 2006

Gorgeous image Robyn, lovely colours and comp and great effects, I like it too :) #3445145

Donna La Mattino Pagakis October 13, 2006

Really great dreamy image. I love the colors! #3445168

Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

Thanks Lyn. It had the makings of a good pic in the original, which I'll try to u/l here. Just not sure if this Orton thing is spot on here! #3445174

Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

Aaargh... trying again - btw thanks Donna :) #3445187

Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

and again... #3445215

Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

and again... #3445217

Carla Metzler October 13, 2006

Beautiful colors, Robyn! #3445220

Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

Thanks Carla :) #3445232

Helen N. McHugh October 13, 2006

I just love this effect Robyn! The original is lovely but effects add an ethereal dreamy feel! Very well done! #3445493

Robyn Gwilt October 13, 2006

Thank you Helen - I also love the dreamy feel :) #3445511

Chris Budny level-deluxe October 15, 2006

Wow, what an excellent transformation! I love the effect, and the saturation of the colors. Very well done! #3451228

Revonda L. Gentry October 15, 2006

Beautiful!! I love it!! #3451235

Robyn Gwilt October 15, 2006

THanks Chris and Revonda :) #3451778

Karacan Salkuci (Kalacay) October 19, 2006

Wow! Great,beautiful work.Lovely colors,composition and texture effect.
I love to know how you got this effect.What is Orton effect?Is that in adobe? #3473032

Robyn Gwilt October 19, 2006

Thanks Kara - its also a bit of luck and playing around. I typed in Orton Method in the Q&A, and a couple of threads came up. I think it was 'Steve' who had given some tips. I'll try email you with something that I've tried. #3473058

Betsy Labuschagne October 19, 2006

Robyn, absolutely beautiful capture! I love the softness and saturation the effects bring. Lovely composition. WOW!! #3473578

Stephanie Laird level-classic October 20, 2006

The colors are outstanding Robyn! Beautiful image! #3477071

Tammy Scott October 20, 2006

Wow - what a gorgeous use of the Orton technique - beautiful image #3478045

Robyn Gwilt October 22, 2006

Thanks so much Betsy, Stephanie and Tammy :) #3484884

Cheryl E. Molennor October 27, 2006

Beautiful Robyn! I love your self portrait as well. Your gallery is beautiful. #3511038

Robyn Gwilt October 27, 2006

Thanks Cheryl :) (But I really don't enjoy having my pic taken!!!) #3512374

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 14, 2006

Love it Robyn! Great job!
jo ann c. #3586566

Robyn Gwilt November 15, 2006

Thanks Jo Ann :) It looks really nice printd up :)!! #3588316

Steve M. Harrington November 15, 2006

Hi Robyn. I'm the "Steve." :)
Here is the link I used to learn the technique:

http://www.naturephotographers.net/articles0106/dw0106-1.html #3590953

Robyn Gwilt November 15, 2006

Hey Steve, nice to meet you ,THANKS - I love it!!! I've just u/l some wedding pix, and pix from a family shoot, where I've used it as well - don't know if its hundreds, but the client seems pretty happy :) Pls check my gallery - I'd really appreciate your comments. Regards #3590980

Colette M. Metcalf November 23, 2006

Congratulations to you on this beautiful image, Robyn!! #3620711

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic November 23, 2006

Congratulations on your finalist. Love the colors and effect. Good luck in the next round. #3621423

Robyn Gwilt November 23, 2006

Thanks very much Colette and Kay :) #3623057

Revonda L. Gentry November 23, 2006

Congratulations on this well deserved finalist!! #3623065

Robyn Gwilt November 24, 2006

THanks Revonda!

Ken Smith level-classic November 24, 2006

Congrats, Robyn. Well deserved!! #3624603

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 24, 2006

Congratulations Robin on your finalist!
jo ann c. #3624627

Stephen Zacker November 24, 2006

Stunning. Congratulations #3624706

Robyn Gwilt November 24, 2006

THanks so much Ken, Jo Ann and Stephen - I really appreciate all your comments. It was a stunning landscape to start with - the most beautiful public gardens I discovered in Bremen Germany on a recent trip. #3624890

Betsy Labuschagne November 24, 2006

CONGRATULATIONS ROBYN!!! This capture and your technique is awesome, very well done!:-) #3624936

Robyn Gwilt November 24, 2006

Thanks Betsy :)!! #3625200

Jessica Jenney November 24, 2006

Congratulations, Robyn on this beautiful finalist! #3625904

Terry L. Ellis level-classic November 24, 2006

Robyn, congratulations on this beautiful finalist! #3626101

Robyn Gwilt November 24, 2006

Thanks so much Jessican and Terry. I'm really chuffed, as this was a first attempt :) I must give cred and thanks to the comment/recipe by Steve ;) as I'd never heard of the Orton technique till then - now I love it :) #3626541

Kate Jackson November 24, 2006

Congratulations Robyn! A marvellous orton for your first attempt! #3626971

Chris Budny level-deluxe November 24, 2006

Way to go Robyn! Fantastic debut into this technique; I am not surprised to see it go Finalist! #3627244

Robyn Gwilt November 24, 2006

Thanks so much Kate and Chris :) #3627811

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 25, 2006

Absolutely beautiful finalist!! Congratulations!!!! #3631113

Sam Britt November 25, 2006

Congratulations on this wonderful finalist, Robyn. #3631123

Robyn Gwilt November 25, 2006

Thanks Donna and Samantha - appreciate you taking the time :) #3631378

Susan Jane Allen level-classic November 26, 2006

Congratulations, Robyn! Lovely effects! #3631995

Robyn Gwilt November 26, 2006

Thanks Susan - long time no hear / see from :) #3633746

Jenny D November 27, 2006

Congratulations!! #3639722

Johnny Santoso November 27, 2006

Big Congratulations on this well deserved finalist!



Robyn Gwilt November 27, 2006

THank you JD and Johnny - I appreciate it :) #3640864

Hurk (Steve) Hurkett June 05, 2007

Really like the colors as well as the super orton effects .... Nice work, Robyn ............. steve #4368666

Robyn Gwilt June 05, 2007

Thanks Hurk - the pic was just begging to be taken! #4368746

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