Climbing Clematis

© Bill Whala

Climbing Clematis

Uploaded: June 22, 2014 | Entered: June 22, 2014 06:38:16


This is my first serious attempt at floral photography. Any critique is welcome and appreciated.

100mm, Flash, 1/60 @ f8.0, ISO 800

Thanks for looking.


Pattie Smith June 22, 2014

Bill, if this is your first attempt I can't wait to see what comes next. This is gorgeous! Composition is wonderful, colors are deep and rich... image is tack sharp! Beautiful job! #1576965

Anita Hogue June 22, 2014

WOW, I think it is gorgeous too! Clematis are so hard to know how to capture. I seem to never have success but you nailed this one! #11069805

Marijana Fajgl June 22, 2014

Wonderful light, details and colours, Bill! Beautiful capture! #11069859

Lydia Williams level-deluxe June 22, 2014

Bill, I ditto everyone above...this is beautiful...and sharp...well done...My Clematis are a lighter shade.
P.S...I adore your cat images! :) #11069892

David Phalen June 22, 2014

Fabulous light, colors and clarity in this beautiful floral!! #11069978

Jeffrey R. Bange June 23, 2014

Beautiful capture Bill, love the lighting and deep rich colors. #11070425

Cindy Bendush level-classic June 24, 2014

Beautiful purple cascade! #11071244

Leslie McLain level-classic June 25, 2014

Beautiful capture, color, and details, Bill. #11071298

Rod Partington June 25, 2014

Really? This is your first serious attempt. What a great start! Beautifully composed and processed. #11071383

Carol Eade level-addict June 25, 2014

Great start, they are beautiful. #11071710

Mary K. Robison June 28, 2014

Glorious result from your "first "attempt", Bill. Superb clarity, colors, and subdued light, and the vertical comp is ideal for the subject. #11073081

Carol L. Fowler July 29, 2014

Love the eye-popping color! Beautiful! #11094539

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 29, 2014

Yay, Bill..Staff knows...Congratulations on your staff favorite!! #11094549

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 30, 2014

And your first attempt results in a staff favorite. How awesome is that. A real beauty. #11095188

Leslie McLain level-classic July 30, 2014

Congrats on a beautiful finalist, Bill. #11095688

Lydia Williams level-deluxe July 30, 2014

So happy to see this finalist, onto the happy for you..! #11095764

Carol Eade level-addict July 30, 2014

Congratulations on your beautiful finalist, Bill! #11095772

Karen Bacon July 30, 2014

Congratulations on this spectacular finalist,Bill!Great presentation! #11095925

Jeffrey R. Bange July 30, 2014

Congratulations Bill on your finalist photo and best of luck in the next round. #11096078

Linda D. Lester level-classic July 31, 2014

Congrats on your beautiful finalist! #11096240

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 31, 2014

Congratulations Bill on beautiful finalist. #11096537

Marijana Fajgl July 31, 2014

Big congratulations on your wonderful finalist, Bill! #11096617

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 31, 2014

Congrats on this wonderful finalist Bill!

jo ann c. #11096844

John Connolly July 31, 2014

Congratulations on your finalist award Bill! Well done! #11097301

Pattie Smith July 31, 2014

Congrats on your finalists photo Bill! Not bad for first floral!!! #11097302

Mary K. Robison August 01, 2014

Congratulations on your well earned Finalist, Bill! #11098032

Randy K. Baldwin August 01, 2014

Congrats Bill! #11098179

G. Margaret Hennes level-classic August 28, 2014

Contractions on your Finalist image! #11118231

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