Last Lotuses

© Michelle Alton

Last Lotuses

Uploaded: April 10, 2015 | Entered: April 10, 2015 05:13:28


This was taken mid-July 2014. This glorious new pond environment was created at Bowman's Hill Wildflower Preserve after much of the park and the existing pond were severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Things are slowly coming back to normal after hundreds of trees fell and the park's 10-ft iron deer fence was destroyed. Used a touch of TOPAZ (Impression) on this image.

Exif: F Number: 5.6, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/500 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 200, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 39.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


frank w. degenhardt level-classic April 10, 2015 1

Absolutely gorgeous Michelle. I love the beautiful look of the pond you give us, the colors are so pretty, the flower, the reflection on the water, the peaceful feeling I get. Your use of the filter was so controlled and in the perfect amount. Awesome. #1614077

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe April 10, 2015

Great processing - Wonderful presentation Michelle! #11282770

Gail Sullivan level-classic April 10, 2015

So pretty, Michelle...I love how the yellow stands out against the darker colors! #11282781

Joy E. Cobb level-classic April 10, 2015

Perfect treatment to bring out the individual grasses, Michelle. Great comp, too. #11282787

Jeff Sielski April 10, 2015

Great capture and great processing Michelle!! #11282939

Gord MacEachern April 10, 2015

Beautiful image Michelle, really like the effect, I have it but never used it. Maybe I have to give it a try!! #11283024

Tiia Vissak April 10, 2015

well done! #11283065

John Connolly April 10, 2015

I love your treatment of this delightful scene Michelle! Nice work! #11283080

Carol L. Fowler April 10, 2015

Gorgeous summery image #11283173

Mitch Spence level-classic April 10, 2015

The treatment is excellent for this subject, with an Asian ambiance. #11283189

Evy Johansen level-classic April 10, 2015

Lovely image, Michelle! Great treatment!! #11283302

Linda A. Braddock level-classic April 12, 2015

Michelle, Beautiful! #11284048

Marilyn K. Lincecum level-classic April 18, 2015

Beautiful image and treatment. Love the colors and reflection. I have Topaz Impressions but haven't got it figured out yet. Great job. #11288231

Leslie McLain level-deluxe April 19, 2015

Beautiful capture and effects, Michelle. #11288643

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