Wild Cherries

© Steve Mescha

Wild Cherries

September 07, 2007

I love this, the reflection is great are they real? did you use a light box give the details?? #733005

Steve Mescha September 07, 2007

LOL, you caught me! I shot this in natural light, adjusted levels to get a white background, and duplicated the layer in soft light mode, about 50% opacity to get the bright color. I created the reflections by copying and pasting each one seperately, flipped vertically, blurred, dropped opacity and erased with a very soft eraser. All edits done in PSCS. #4761721

September 07, 2007

Well, the shot is terrific, I am amazed you can remember all that. I have not played with Photoshop CS in some months as well moved and my PC is not up yet. You have really a great shot here.
Amanda #4761766

September 07, 2007

is very nice shoot but... #4761792

Maria Zammit September 07, 2007

...they look like tomatoes not cherries? #4762121

September 07, 2007

They are cherry tomatos I believe.
Get it (wink wink ):-)

Steve Mescha September 08, 2007

Thanks, Amanda, Manuel, and Maria! Yes, these are the tiniest of Cherry Tomatoes, about the size of small marbles. Apparently Manuel has "issues" with my editing...or something? For me it matters only to get the final image with what ever tools I have available :-) #4763518

Nadya Johnson September 12, 2007

OUTSTANDING, Steve!! #4781884

Steve Mescha September 12, 2007

Thanks, Nadya :-) #4783551

Carla Metzler September 13, 2007

Excellent work, Steve! :) #4786579

Marsha S. Smith September 23, 2007

I LOVE it! And how you think to do the things you do to create the images you get still amazes the heck out of me. #4832709

Steve Mescha September 23, 2007

LOL, Marsha! It's only because I'm too cheap and lazy to set up a proper studio to make these shots happen in the camera :-) #4833253

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe September 26, 2007

Well lazy boy--LOL---these look good enough to NOT eat but to frame. You are so good at this! xoxoxoKK #4848398

September 26, 2007

wow nice pic :) #4848927

Joan Powell October 24, 2007

Congrats on your outstanding image !! #4974804

Laurence Saliba level-classic October 24, 2007

CONGRATULATIONS on this wonderful finalist Steve!!! #4975214

Carla Metzler October 25, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist, Steve! Great work! :D #4978656

Terry L. Ellis level-classic October 25, 2007

A bright, cheerful and beautiful finalist, Steve! Hot color! Congratulations! Those amazing, lazy?, but clever PS skills, again! #4980059

Carla Metzler October 27, 2007

You're not lazy Steve. You're brilliant! #4992354

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe October 28, 2007

Congratulations, Steve!
kk #4995453

Steve Mescha October 28, 2007

Thank you all for the kind words :-) #4995527

JO ANN CLEVELAND November 28, 2007

I love this Steve, love the bright red and the high key!

p.s. You are in my thoughts and prayers, Carla told me you had been very sick ~ take care and know that others are also thinking of you! #5144114

Steve Mescha November 29, 2007

Thanks soo much, Jo Ann! The friendship and support from you and all my BP family mean more to me than any of you will ever know! #5146162

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BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest Finalist

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