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Beauty From The Shadows

By MattB1987    
Well today its another curve ball from me, I took my camera into the garden after work today to have a little play around to see what I came up with. I really liked this flower, and the delicate petals attracted me to the photo and I had seen this style of flower photo and thought I would have a go at it myself.

I tried to emulate the delicate nature of the flower with the processing and I think I may have done it lol. Well I will leave it in your hand to see what you think.

Thank you for taking the time to look at my photo and I hope you enjoy, all comments and critiques are much appreciated.



Voters: Leilani, PaulMillar, tonyguitar and 12 more

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tonyguitar 9 77 37 Canada
21 Aug 2012 5:46AM
You have played the light on them very well. Good work! TG
Brian65 12 2 United Kingdom
21 Aug 2012 8:48AM
Wonderful shot Matt.
Jasper87 Plus
11 2.7k 158 England
21 Aug 2012 8:57AM
"Deep Purple" - contrasty and bold to me, Matt. Very natural processing but I'm not sure I'd describe a hibiscus as delicateTongue (That's not a criticism, just a description of the flower). Excellent image, straight out of left field (to keep the analogy going).

MattB1987 9 458 England
21 Aug 2012 9:03AM
Thanks for your comments people, hehe you caught out me Dave I haven't a clue about flowers lol. Thanks for the nice comment though in all seriousness (liking the pun too btw).
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2012 1:58PM
This is a delightful shot! Beautiful work... IB

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