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V2 is the original shot and rather than chuck it I thought I'd have a fiddledeedee with it. Probably a bit over-the-top, huh? Grin

Andrew

Camera:Canon PowerShot A430
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Just Messing About
Username:ChiliMan ChiliMan
Uploaded:29 Jan 2013 - 7:11 PM
Tags:Digital art, Digitally manipulated, Flowers & plants, Plumbago, Specialist / abstract, Wildlife / nature
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Voters:jennialexander · ColleenA · Niknut · Stace · NaturesHaven · Philip_H · Herge88 · Caziwinkles · WhiteRose1 · AnneWorner · mikesmith · mauriceegan · EMJAYCEE · woolybill1 · andylea · pamelajean · leontari · ValSaxby · mrswoolybill · Smithy19 · Quoise · Glostopcat · EAS · UrbaneMagick · MattB1987 · thorn · LynneJoyce · helenlinda · dawnmichelle · Bzox · SUE118 · franken · cabbie · netta1234 · Alan_Baseley · Rende · SammyRatFan · annettep38 · cptdaniel · taggart · JimV · Hermanus · CarolG · AnnChown · CaroleS · marshfam19 · crookymonsta · Alda · Joline · SlowSong · Fefe · Ayoob · Tibetan · Big_Beavis · RobinF · debu · Lillian · evelen · LV426 ·
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Niknut
Niknut Plus Member 5956 forum postsNiknut vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 7:19 PM

Great shot !!!.....lovely detailing, with a near 3D effect !!!......top notch !!

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 Plus Member 51296 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England143 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 7:35 PM

Very neatly done, Andrew. Over the top maybe but it looks good to me.

Dave

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AnneWorner
29 Jan 2013 - 7:40 PM

No, I don't think its too ott - plumbago blooms have a lot of texture and veining that really isn't especially visible in a standard shot, so I think this has brought that out beautifully.

This is one case where even a mono conversion would look great - but you know me and mono Wink

Anne

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE Plus Member 6EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 7:59 PM

Like ypur fiddledeedee Andrew.Smile
Joan.

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pamelajean Critique Team 9898 forum postspamelajean vcard United Kingdom1710 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 8:03 PM

I agree with Anne, you have brought out detail that isn't there in the original, nice work Andrew.

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8686 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1190 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 8:09 PM

Very nice, particularly the way V1 brings out the surface textures.
Moira

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leontari
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29 Jan 2013 - 8:10 PM

I like V1. It works well
Effrossini

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Glostopcat
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29 Jan 2013 - 8:42 PM

V1 is a beautifully presented floral image, the black background works perfectly

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 8:46 PM

V1 is simply exquisite. You'd be forgiven for thinking they were made from silk and hand embroidered!

Ann

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UrbaneMagick Plus Member 3154 forum postsUrbaneMagick vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 9:06 PM

well worht the fiddlededeeing :-p

.... great work Andrew, works ever so well my mate.

Hope life finds you well, thankyou for the positive comments on my photos of latge...much appreciated Wink

GarethSmile

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thorn
thorn  10124 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 9:27 PM

both are brilliantly done images.............love the more natural shot of V2Smile and also the more 3d look of V1 well done AndrewSmile

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LynneJoyce
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29 Jan 2013 - 9:28 PM

I love the fiddlededee version, but I am an unrepentant tinkerer!

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helenlinda
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29 Jan 2013 - 9:35 PM

A wonderful shine in v1 - great work Andrew SmileSmile
Helen

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SUE118
SUE118 Plus Member 6SUE118 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jan 2013 - 10:16 PM

How delicate V1 looks like icing.

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29 Jan 2013 - 10:18 PM

I love what you've done with version 1 Andrew.

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netta1234
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29 Jan 2013 - 10:49 PM

Beautiful workSmile

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annettep38
annettep38 Plus Member 3191 forum postsannettep38 vcard France33 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 12:27 AM

Very well fiddled, very graphic but the suble texture comes out so nicely , I just love it.
Is it a frangipani?

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taggart
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30 Jan 2013 - 1:21 AM

Both are outstanding-- fiddle away , it seems to work!

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JimV
JimV  8 Canada3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Jan 2013 - 2:52 AM

V2 shows a lovely flower and it seems almost a shame to distort it, but if it has to be done, then you've done a fine job of it Andrew, making an interesting pic change, while not abusing it! My that looks awfully pedantic, I'll leave it in anyhowGrinSadSmileTongueWink
Rgds., Jim

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
30 Jan 2013 - 5:25 AM

You should fiddledeedee more Andrew !! This is excellent and I love it !! I wish I knew how to fiddledee with some of my photos, but I am technologically challenged Smile

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CarolG
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30 Jan 2013 - 6:43 AM

Two beautiful images of this powder blue plumbago, Andrew, love both presentations. Mine has a few months to go before it starts to flower again Smile Carol

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30 Jan 2013 - 7:45 AM

It has worked really well Andrew! Super detail.
Ann

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30 Jan 2013 - 12:45 PM

Oh I really like this one....very fine fiddlingGrin

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30 Jan 2013 - 5:12 PM

Not OTT at all .............. Its greatGrinGrinGrin
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30 Jan 2013 - 11:09 PM

Great shot and beautiful light with lovely details........Grin

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
31 Jan 2013 - 4:09 PM

Very nicely done Andrew, splendid work almost 3D. to look at! great detail very pleasing, love the silver colour, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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RobinF
RobinF  883 forum posts England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Feb 2013 - 4:51 PM

I absolutely love V1 and it's not 'OTT' at all as far as I am concerned Andrew! I also agree it's almost 3D too. Fabulous, amongst your best.

kind regards,

Robin

P.S. Trying to get my act together to email you - will get it done, promise!

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debu
debu  5 India
2 Feb 2013 - 11:09 AM

Lovely image.
debu

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Lillian
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2 Feb 2013 - 1:54 PM

That is most impressive Andrew, like the manipulated version
what a difference..a little 'tinkering does'
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evelen
evelen  10 England
2 Feb 2013 - 6:04 PM

two lovely images Andrew.
eve.Smile

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LV426
LV426  6 United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
6 Feb 2013 - 1:32 AM

Oh, i like that one.
Soft and delicate.
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