Water Lilly

© Glenn Theal

Water Lilly

Uploaded: August 26, 2001


Purple Water Lilly in Pond


Glenn Theal August 26, 2001

Alright, Folks:

Tell me what you think. I've also uploaded several other photos today that I would like comments on:

Garden Bridge (Landscapes/Nature/Western Gardens)

Garden Bench (Same Locale as above)

Reeds (Flora/Flowers/Wild Flowers)

Inniskillin (Flora/Flowers/Fruit/Fruit Arrangements)

In the Marina (Landscapes & Nature/Waterways-Bodies of Water/Lakes)


America A. Block August 27, 2001


I very much like this photo. I love your work, especially your "glowing" pictures. However, if I had the oppurtunity to shoot this scene I think I would've used less "glow". I am so sorry, I am terrible at the technical side of this. What I mean is the picture seems a bit washed out, like maybe too much color was comprimised. Hope you understand what I mean, otherwise it is a beautiful shot.

Glenn Theal August 27, 2001

Hi, America:

I truly appreciate your comments.

If I were to re-shoot this image, I too would expose the image just slightly differently, perhaps.

Although I did underexpose this image by 1/2 EV, I would probably increase this level by another 1/2 stop so that it were underexposed by 1 full stop. It is a tricky call, however. By underexposing this image by a full stop, I may darken the colours too much., thus, exposing for a bright white highlight with no detail.

What made this shot so difficult to take was the strong reflections off the water. They were nearly pure white in the scene and having very little detail in them.



America A. Block August 27, 2001


It's a beautiful shot nonetheless. It almost look as though it is a watercolor print which shows you are quite the artist. Good luck in the contest, I'm sure you'll be a winner.
Thanks, America #809

Glenn Theal August 27, 2001

Thank you, America!

You're words are too kind, and they are greatly appreciated.


P.S. I wish you all the best in the contest as well. #810

Trine Sirnes September 04, 2001

And congratulations to you too! Looks like America was right, huh? About it being a winner, I mean.

;-)Trine #947

Guy D. Biechele level-classic September 12, 2001

Congratulations, Glenn. This image has a wonderful, "painterly" feel to it. +Guy #1096

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