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frosty rose

By alfpics
Early morning - backlit rose with heavy coating of frost.

1/4sec @ f19 (+0.5 exposure compensation)

Tags: Frost Sunrise Rose Flowers and plants

Voters: suz, simons, ajhollingbery and 12 more


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suz 17 3
22 Dec 2004 2:10PM
I think this is simply stunning - well spotted. Not sure if the crop could be different or if I'm just being fussy?

Lovely - click
Suz
simons 17 13
22 Dec 2004 2:13PM
Beautiful, well spotted and captured
Simon
ajhollingbery 18 106 England
22 Dec 2004 2:28PM
I find the background too pink and too intrusive which is a shame as it's a nice image. I have uploaded my suggestion and what I think makes a slightly better picture.

Andy
suz 17 3
22 Dec 2004 2:33PM
I agree with Andy. The modified version is slightly better, but would it be better to go back and chop the head off the rose in the background on the left?

Smile
alfpics Plus
19 378 4 England
22 Dec 2004 2:41PM
Thanks Andy - I agree with your comment - it has uploaded looking a little too pink. Your mod is in the right direction - however the original slide has more of a yellow hint in the background, and I feel the clour balance has shifted it a bit too far! I like your idea of adding gaussian blur.
Suzanne - Again I agree; possibly 'clone out' the rose on LHS, to leave space around the main rose? Thanks for taking time to comment
Andy
gemm 17 800 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2004 2:43PM
Great shot! I agree with above comments for improvement, but I still like the shot. I hope they will survive.
evap 16 223 England
22 Dec 2004 2:47PM
This is stunning. Amazing level of detail in the ice crystals. Well see and well caught. Click
dv8or 17 8 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2004 2:58PM
Superb - obviously get up early then?
Marc
suz 17 3
22 Dec 2004 3:00PM
yep, I think space is the thing. Am still jealous of the original shot though Smile

It's still beautiful.
chrisbooth 17 16 United Kingdom
22 Dec 2004 3:15PM
well spotted
dark_lord Plus
17 2.8k 784 England
22 Dec 2004 3:19PM
The background does need attention, in the way suggested. The out of focus flower on the left is a distraction. Having said that, the image has good strong colours in the flowers and leaves, super backlighting and the added interest of frost, so it ain't all bad!
22 Dec 2004 4:00PM
Excellent.
Duncan.
janine_w 17 30
22 Dec 2004 4:09PM
Great...I like it a lot.
Congrats to you for braving the cold to get the shot.
22 Dec 2004 8:28PM
Very sharp picture. I like it. The light is somewhat problematic but it's great anyway. Click. Alejandro.
alfpics Plus
19 378 4 England
28 Dec 2004 12:40PM
Thank you all for your comments! Hope you all had 'a good Christmas' and have a great New Year!
Andy

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