© Kay Beausoleil


Uploaded: August 11, 2007


Nikon D100, 105 mm lens. Converted to B&W in Photoshop and Inverted.


Ellen Hodges August 11, 2007

Beautiful image, Kay! #712051

Laura E. OConnor August 11, 2007

Gorgeous, Kay!!! I really like this in B&W, too. #4634449

Lorri Shane August 11, 2007

Wonderful B&W of this flower. I really love the design and contrast. #4634544

Kay Beausoleil August 11, 2007

Thanks, Ellen, Laura and Lorri for your encouraging comments! The original colour image is flat and uninspiring, so I fooled around in PS with it as a last resort before banishing it from my gallery and website forever. Colour and B&W versions are side by side on my website HERE -- just click the thumbnails if you want to have a look. #4634608

Nemil B. Chabebe August 12, 2007

Magnificent! you have created a great composition, love the light/shadows. #4635118

Kay Beausoleil August 13, 2007

Thanks, Nemil! #4641690

Frank Cannon August 14, 2007

I viewed the colour image,have to say you made a great save Kay. #4647777

Kay Beausoleil August 14, 2007

Thanks, Frank! #4648590

Jillian Danielson August 24, 2007

Very cool,Kay!! Great effect! #4692848

Chris Budny level-deluxe September 21, 2007

Very cool, Kay--congratulations! #4823310

Steve M. Harrington September 21, 2007

Good on you, Kay! :)
Steve #4823557

Carol Teal September 21, 2007

Congrats on your wonderful finalist Kay! #4825288

Brinn MacDougall September 22, 2007

Good luck in the next round with this super image, Kay! #4827694

Kay E. Mahoney level-classic September 22, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist. Good luck in the next round. #4829855

Melissa G. Meiselman September 22, 2007

Kay, this is an outstanding floral composition and a wonderful finalist! #4830248

Donna La Mattino Pagakis September 22, 2007

Congratulations on your finalist win!! Very cool, great creative work Kay!! #4830343

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe September 23, 2007

Great job Kay; congrats on your Finalist! Jeff #4831609

Cary Rogers September 23, 2007

Very cool image, Kay!! Congratulations~~!! #4832550

Kay Beausoleil September 24, 2007

Thanks, Jillian, Chris, Steve, Carol, Brinn, Kay, Melissa, Donna, Jeff and Cary! #4837282

Clayton T. Williams January 11, 2009

This is gorgeous. How do you invert the color? Great technique.
Clayton #7017507

Kay Beausoleil January 12, 2009

Thanks for your kind comment, Clayton! In Photoshop CS3, I first converted it to black and white, and then, using an adjustment layer (or you can use Image/Adjustment/Invert) clicked Invert. That's it. The Invert also works on colour images, sometimes giving really cool results.

More info if you need it; you know how to find me ... #7021408

Clayton T. Williams January 14, 2009

Thanks for the response and info.

Clayton #7029566

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