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Something Different

Uploaded: June 29, 2015 08:11:26 | Entered: June 29, 2015 08:11:26


Trying to think "out of the box" for one of my many recent shots of a cucumber beetle on a water lily. Used the infrared filter from Color Efex Pro and the Oil Paint Filter from Photoshop CS6 and came up with "something different" for sure. lol!


Exif: F Number: 9, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/320 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 400, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III


Natasha Pliss level-deluxe June 29, 2015

Yes, Val, it's very different and striking. Fabulous combination of the two contrasting colors - olive green and poppy red - makes the image spectacular and the bug is a perfect addition. Fantastic macro! Love it. #1622487

Amalia Sylvia Arriaga Salinas level-classic June 29, 2015

Fantastic details and colors Val!,
Amalia #11324592

Carol Flisak level-addict June 29, 2015

Beautiful image, Val... wonderful composition, colors, details and treatment! Well done! #11324600

Jeff Sielski June 29, 2015

Awesome capture! #11324612

Carol L. Fowler June 30, 2015

Beautiful DD work- love the colors #11325283

Terry Cervi level-classic June 30, 2015

What a fantastically beautiful macro shot, Ms. V!! Smelling salts all the way around for this beauty!! #11325328

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 02, 2015

Fantastic details in this awesome macro, Val. #11325990

Patrick Rouzes July 02, 2015

Absolutely beyond incredible, Val. I could not stop viewing. Good luck.

JO ANN CLEVELAND July 03, 2015

Darn! They all said all that is possible to say how great this is so I'll just "fave" it! Looks like a winner for sure Val! #11326420

Nadia Paul July 03, 2015

Very striking and original Val! Wonderful colours ad presentation! #11326850

Dayna Cain level-classic July 07, 2015

Your "something different" resulted in something AMAZING! Love it! #11328219

Irene Colling level-classic July 22, 2015

Outstanding image and treatment. Congratulations Val. #11335040

Teresa Burnett level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Congratulations on this wonderful Finalist, Val!! Best of luck in the next round!! #11335112

Deborah C. Lewinson level-addict July 22, 2015

Wow, Val, wonderful capture with awesome processing!!! Congrats! #11335132

Dayna Cain level-classic July 22, 2015

Congrats Val on this amazing finalist! #11335134

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Beautiful finalist. Congrats, Val. #11335242

Natasha Pliss level-deluxe July 22, 2015

Spectacular image, Val! Huge congrats and best of luck in the next round! It has to be a Winner. #11335258

Emile Abbott level-deluxe July 24, 2015

Congratulations Val on this fabulous finalist. #11336568

Nadia Paul July 24, 2015

So very well done my friend - congrats on your finalist! #11336879

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