Dancing in the Wind

© Donna La Mattino Pagakis

Dancing in the Wind

Uploaded: May 12, 2011 12:36:09 | Entered: February 20, 2015 13:36:14


Processed in Bridge, Photoshop CS5 and Photomatix from a single exposure.

The Flower Fields
Carlsbad, California
May 11, 2011

Canon EF 17-40mm f/4L USM Lens
RAW / Aperture Priority / -1 2/3 EC / 17 mm
F 16 @ 1/400 ISO 200

Exif: F Number: 16, Exposure Bias Value: -1.67, ExposureTime: 1/400 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 17.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSi


Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 12, 2011

Here is the original exposure for comparison. #1376479

Joy Rector May 12, 2011

great shot #9401666

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 12, 2011

Outstanding HDR work Donna!! #9401698

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 12, 2011

Wonderful work with perfect results, Donna. #9401890

Patricia White May 12, 2011

Don't you just wished fields would actually grow like this? I know I would. I love how you did this. Absolutely a great job. #9401913

Lana Arcemont May 12, 2011

Gorgeous! #9402015

Susan K. Snow May 12, 2011

Not only is this a wonderful capture, Donna, but the photoshop HDR work is superb and well worth your effort. I would expect this to be another winner for you as it's just beautiful!!

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 12, 2011

Thank you for your kind comments. I'm glad I can share the beautiful ranunculus with all of you!

Take care!



Usman M. Bajwa level-classic May 12, 2011

I love the post-processing you did, Donna. Specially the "Content Aware" feature of CS5 is amazing at cloning. Hope to see this again!!!

UB. #9402164

Michelle Alton May 13, 2011

It's exquisite, Donna, and the fascinating part of it is that it doesn't look "touched" at all!

Outstanding work! #9402342

Julianne Bradford May 13, 2011

Wonderful processing techniques and artful composition girlfriend! I can't wait to try this feature in CS5! Miss you! #9403402

Erica Murphy level-classic May 13, 2011

STUNNING image Donna!! Thanks for showing your processing, it's amazing how seamless and beautiful your edit it. #9403620

Kathy Cline May 14, 2011

Love Love Love this Donna. I miss it. I still have so many images and so little time.
Miss you to. Your gallery is always a work of art.
Have a blessed day! #9404257

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict May 14, 2011

WOW, I am in awe, Donna! Outstanding image processed with perfection! A fav!

Debby #9404954

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 15, 2011

Thanks so much for giving us a look at your post-processing, Donna. This is a superb result, masterfully achieved. I'm predicting great things for it, too -- making it a favorite. #9405592

Scott A. McDaniel May 18, 2011

Gorgeous #9410591

Leslie McLain level-classic March 14, 2012

Beautiful capture and colors, Donna. #10037701

Carol Eade level-addict March 30, 2015

Terrific work, Donna. Congratulations on your finalist. #11274987

Julianne Bradford March 31, 2015

A great FFFF girlfriend! (Favorite Flower Field Finalist :) #11275301

Emile Abbott level-classic March 31, 2015

What a beautiful finalist, Donna. Congrats again. #11275456

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