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Hi all,
Here's another bit o'fiddling with my Iris flowers.
Many thanks indeed for all the nice C&C's on the Iris Blooms,
and the welcome's back after my wee break.
Cheers,
Barbara Smile

Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Date Taken:17 Feb 2013 - 10:15 AM
Title:Iris on Blue
Username:BarbaraR BarbaraR
Uploaded:17 Feb 2013 - 1:10 PM
Tags:Digitally manipulated., Flowers, Flowers & plants, Iris
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jameswburke
17 Feb 2013 - 1:16 PM

Nicely done. v

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 1:21 PM

A beautiful presentation, Barbara, love the background. Carol

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autumnsky
autumnsky  11 United States1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 1:46 PM

love how the background makes this pop

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 2:00 PM

Great creation

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Chrism8
Chrism8  8752 forum posts England14 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 2:07 PM

Excellent image, superbly done !

Chris

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taggart
taggart e2 Member 1042 forum poststaggart vcard United States12 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 2:14 PM

Very beautifully done!

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franken
franken e2 Member 123264 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 2:15 PM

Beautiful work.

Ken

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NDODS
NDODS e2 Member 43672 forum postsNDODS vcard United Kingdom107 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:14 PM

A beautifully created image with most beautiful colour Barbara.

Regards Nathan GrinGrinGrin

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Joline
Joline e2 Member 8Joline vcard United States52 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:27 PM

This is simply divine!!!!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
17 Feb 2013 - 3:39 PM

A lovely bit of fiddling Barbara !! This is excellent !

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EMJAYCEE
EMJAYCEE e2 Member 5EMJAYCEE vcard England10 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 3:43 PM

This is lovely Barbara.Smile
Joan.

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christinecilia
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17 Feb 2013 - 4:23 PM

just beautiful. christineGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 4:25 PM

Beautiful.

Ann

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gary_d
gary_d  7575 forum posts Wales13 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 4:41 PM

A great choice of background that shows the flower off beautifully. - gary

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Suzicoo
Suzicoo e2 Member 2429 forum postsSuzicoo vcard United Kingdom
17 Feb 2013 - 4:45 PM

Excellent bit of fiddling done, the background really adds to this colourful image. Well done
Glad you made 30+ votes well deserved
Suzicoo

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
17 Feb 2013 - 4:53 PM

Great background Barbara so very well done love it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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Herge88
Herge88 e2 Member 740 forum postsHerge88 vcard England4 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 5:16 PM

Lovely work here Barbara, a bit of the fine art about it.

Best Matt

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 5:34 PM

Ooo I'm chuffed to bits thanks everyone,
and special gratitude to Joan and Joline for the UA's.
Grin

B.

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ugly e2 Member 6ugly vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 5:45 PM

Very nice marco image...

Dave

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danbrann
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17 Feb 2013 - 7:47 PM

A good bit of fiddling Barbara. Exceptionally good work.

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2214 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
17 Feb 2013 - 7:59 PM

Beautiful image with lovely bg
NettaSmile

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sweetpea62 e2 Member 4sweetpea62 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
18 Feb 2013 - 9:24 AM

Beautiful work Barbara..Lin

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19 Feb 2013 - 6:10 AM

This is just so beautiful, love it Grin Grin

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
19 Feb 2013 - 11:07 AM

Wow, thanks so much everyone.
A third UA from Jacky; I'm really chuffed how you have all liked
this one.

B Smile

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milky e2 Member 11milky vcard Wales
20 Feb 2013 - 2:22 PM

Excellent capture brilliantly Work & Detail & Colours-----MilkyWink

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ChristineD e2 Member 9ChristineD vcard England
22 Feb 2013 - 6:59 PM

A beautiful presentation

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brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
23 Feb 2013 - 10:26 PM

Wow! Fantastic work Barbara, and well deserved awards.
Absolutely beautiful bg.
Can you tell me how you did this? I have CS2 and Elements 5.0
Johanna

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BarbaraR
BarbaraR  8 England1 Constructive Critique Points
24 Feb 2013 - 8:02 PM

Thank you very much Johanna and all Smile

I don't have any fancy software ..
I just unite a chosen free background with my flower photo.
I used the freehand select tool and roughly go around my flowers, copy and paste
onto the background. Then carefully use the eraser tool to clean away any of
the original unwanted background.
Hope that's of some help.

B. Smile

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Lillian
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26 Feb 2013 - 10:40 PM

Beautifully captured Barbara, and really like the work put into this
and you above explanation
Lillian

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28 Feb 2013 - 11:44 AM

Beautifully fiddledGrin
Diane

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YorkshireSam
15 Mar 2013 - 12:15 AM

It's obviously the colours that do it because these and purple crocus are amongst my favourite flowers. Superbly captured and presented !

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21 Mar 2013 - 1:34 PM

Beautiful !

David

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