Simply so Glad...

© Bunny Snow

Simply so Glad...

Uploaded: May 27, 2010

Description

PG-101 Simplicity Theme

25 May 2010, 12:26:06 p.m.
f8@1/125 Sec., ISO 100
Focal length: 60.0 mm of 24-105mm f4L lens
Tripod, 580EX fill flash set at ETTL-1/3 zoom 70.0 mm
Alienskin Bokeh plug-in.
#20100525_8477

Exif: F Number: 8, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/125 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 60.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D

Comments

Michelle Alton May 28, 2010

This is an exquisite and gorgeous floral image, Bunny. Tack sharp where it has to be brilliantly executed. #1272991

Bunny Snow level-classic May 28, 2010

That's my quest, Michelle, to create sharper images. Thank you for your comments. #8648750

Katarina Mansson May 28, 2010

Beautiful diagonal composition and extraordinary lovely light! #8648803

Graham Robards level-classic May 28, 2010

Lovely diagonal Bunny, sharp as sharp, you are right though, I tighly cropped into a beautiful image and lost the pixels. (sigh). Makes such a difference. Love the Exif!

~Pat #8648819

Joy Rector May 28, 2010

gorgeous #8648956

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 28, 2010

Cropped it may be but the presentation is perfect and it's still beautifully detailed, Bunny. Lovely image. #8649135

Bunny Snow level-classic May 28, 2010

I didn't crop in Photoshop, it was cropped in the camera. What I did in Photoshop, was added background with the patch, clone, and healing brush. Then, selected the flowers and certain stems so that the background would go soft with the Alienskin Bokeh plug-in. In the camera, I had used a higher aperture for capture, which added to its perceived sharpness.

I am SO HAPPY that you all like this image, because I am working so hard to improve my composition and darkroom work following your suggestions.

On my computer, the texture in the image looked wire-sharp, it glistened. I don't know if you can see this in the smaller, online version.

Thank you, Katta, Pat, Nikki, and Joy for your wonderful comments --they mean so much to me. #8649211

Donna La Mattino Pagakis level-deluxe May 28, 2010

Absolutely GORGEOUS!!!! What a beautiful flower! #8650090

Patti Coblentz May 28, 2010

Bunny, this is truly beautiful!

Patti #8650120

Bunny Snow level-classic May 28, 2010

I am truly glad you like this capture and my PS work, Patti. I am also truly honored to receive both comments by you and by Donna. Thank you both!
#8650159

Dr Silly level-classic May 29, 2010

Beautiful. :O) #8650813

Bunny Snow level-classic May 29, 2010

Thank you, Doc. #8651279

Bunny Snow level-classic May 29, 2010

From the original version, which did not have the added canvas and background and was selected differently with the pen tool came other comments:

Usman Bajwa
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member since: 4/11/2006 Beautiful capture and treatments, Bunny!

UB.

5/26/2010 7:01:30 PM

Bunny . Snow
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Thank you, Usman.

5/26/2010 8:52:48 PM

Joy Rector
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simply beautiful

5/27/2010 4:02:48 AM

Bunny . Snow
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Thank you, Joy.

5/27/2010 3:41:10 PM
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Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 30, 2010

This one is definitely even better than the previous version, Bunny. HTD!

UB. #8652387

Bunny Snow level-classic May 30, 2010

I have to agree with you, Usman, I'm glad I extended canvas and background to the top of the image and then patched, cloned, blended with the healing brush the extended area. It was a lot of work, but it does look better.

Thank you, so much for your comments.
I'm learning from you and everyone at PG-101. Happy Theme Day!
#8653213

Mitch Spence level-classic May 30, 2010

A gorgeous image, Bunny. Excellent image and excellent work. #8653271

Christine Czernin level-classic May 30, 2010

Beautiful floral with exquisite colors.
The Bokeh works very well here. #8653276

Bunny Snow level-classic May 30, 2010

Thank you, Christine. Bokeh simplified the busy background beautifully, and made the flower stand out.
I thank you for your compliment, and Jim Zuckerman for teaching me the technique, which can be used with the AlienSkin Bokeh plug-in.
#8653417

Bunny Snow level-classic May 30, 2010

Thank you, Christine. Bokeh simplified the busy background beautifully, and made the flower stand out.
I thank you for your compliment, and Jim Zuckerman for teaching me the technique, which can be used with the AlienSkin Bokeh plug-in.
#8653418

Bunny Snow level-classic May 30, 2010

Thank you, Mitch, for visiting my image and leaving a wonderful compliment, which means so very much to me. I'm honored that you enjoy my capture and work with this flower. #8653427

Leslie McLain level-deluxe May 30, 2010

Stunning capture. #8653711

Susan K. Snow May 30, 2010

Thank you, Leslie. I appreciate your comments. #8654017

Karen E. Baumann May 31, 2010

Love the beautiful details in this floral! #8654918

Bunny Snow level-classic May 31, 2010

Thank you, Karen. It is simple beauty, as I don't have a bunch of DD techniques or plug-ins up my sleeve. I appreciate your comments. #8655055

Daniella Puente May 31, 2010

Is so wonderful Bunny, delicate, with great sharpness and clarity! #8655730

Bunny Snow level-classic May 31, 2010

What a lovely compliment, Daniella. This is greatly appreciated. Thank you. All things seemed to go the way they should with this image. I wish all were that way. The flower was even in the diagonal position without any manipulation from me. It was love at first site. :-)
Thanks for stopping by. #8655796

Corinne M. Thompson May 31, 2010

Wonderful capture and theme entry Bunny, HTD :) #8656398

Susan K. Snow June 01, 2010

Thank you, Corinne. I think this is my best capture for several months and I pray it receives a nod from PG101 voters. HTD, to you, too! #8657286

Susie Peek-Swint June 02, 2010

Beautiful capture of colour and detail Bunny ~ I love the diagonal comp too ~ great shot! #8659374

Susan K. Snow June 02, 2010

I love information critiques, like yours, Susie. They tell me what has been done correctly and what is missing.
Thank you for your comment and for visiting my image. #8660144

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