Down in the Blooms

© Richard P. Lussier

Down in the Blooms

Uploaded: May 09, 2006


The statue of the girl looked so sad, surrounded by such beautiful flowers. The contrast of colors seemed to match the contrast of mood. Ft Worth, Botanical Gardens, Texas BP Photo Shoot.

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Dennis Flanagan May 10, 2006

Great job on the framing of this Richard. #443020

Gail Vitikacs level-classic May 10, 2006

LOVE this "nailed" the composition to compliment the contrast between the flowers and the statue!!! #2746178

Carla Metzler May 10, 2006

Great job, Richard! #2746927

Richard P. Lussier May 10, 2006

Thank you Dennis, Gail and Carla! I have to give some credit to Little g on this one; she really helped me fine tune my composition skills. #2747082

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe May 10, 2006

Great comp and color Richard! Well done! I enjoyed meeting you Saturday during the Texas Shoot-Out! Jeff #2747260

Dan McConoughey May 10, 2006

Richard, nice contrast of colors and mood. Great composition, kind of a sideways rule of thirds. Great shot brother. #2748637

Tammy Scott May 11, 2006

This is a beautifully composed image! #2750248

Darryl Wilkinson May 11, 2006

Really good angle on this beautiful image, Richard! It was nice meeting you at the shoot :) #2751242

Shelly A. Van Camp level-classic May 11, 2006

Beautiful image! #2753615

Ken Smith level-classic May 11, 2006

I see you learned well from the master. Well done, Richard. #2753776

Richard P. Lussier May 13, 2006

Thank you very much Jeff, Dan, Tammy, Darryl, Shelly and Ken! It was very nice of you all to stop by and help me out with the positive feedback. :)
"Sideways rule of thirds", hmmm, might have to use that one again Dan.
And, yes, Ken I hope to learn even more photo skills from "the master" & other masters such as yourself... #2758623

Roger Bernabo May 18, 2006

Lovely shot and composition Richard #2782420

Richard P. Lussier May 24, 2006

Thank you Roger!! #2810085

Cora Miller level-classic May 30, 2006

Richard, this is excellent! The cold blue stone and sad look in opposition to the cheerful warm colored flowers creates tension and holds the viewer's interest. The compositional and DOF choices you made are equally well done. All attention is focused exactly where it needs to be. Great image! #2834220

Richard P. Lussier June 05, 2006

Thank you so much, Cora! Your kind comments are very encouraging1 #2855132

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