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By cabbie  
Hi, I thought I would share my recent experiments with colour in phtoshop, the first image is my base from which I created all the other variations, I hope some of you like them and bring you as much pleasure as they have given me whilst messing about in photoshop. All votes and comments most welcome as always and thanks again to those of you who took time and trouble to look, click and upload mods on previous uploads.

Tags: Flowers Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Orchids

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8 Aug 2010 9:56PM
amazing shot, the white bg is very effective

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bazmo 8 6 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 10:09PM
Wow! major playing about with this image - great work once again Bob Nice 1 m8 Smile
andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
8 Aug 2010 10:09PM
wonderful set of captures cracking colour and detail v1 for me tonight a beauty nice one Wink
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
8 Aug 2010 10:14PM
Very inventive work.

nimmo47 8 6 England
8 Aug 2010 10:17PM
Awesome set of shot like them all, well done.
8 Aug 2010 10:30PM
Hi I love the colour on this one of inas favorite flowers,gray
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
9 Aug 2010 12:17AM
Interesting to see what can be achieved with the processing tools at our disposal, Robert, although for me, the original, V 1, is my favourite.
W1ldside 6 29 United Kingdom
9 Aug 2010 9:23AM
Beautifully done...
Like version 1. not my kind of photo, but very nicely done!
Great set, V1 was my Fav, nice work!
Trout_Man 7 1 30 Wales
9 Aug 2010 12:35PM
A very nice set indeed V1 for me, lovely detail and colour Smile Geoff.
Lovely set of images - V1 for me

betts 8 1 England
9 Aug 2010 4:31PM
V1 for me, beautiful colour, the white b.g makes the orchid stand out,,,,,,
9 Aug 2010 6:21PM
just love the images, cant decide which one I like the best, love them all.
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
9 Aug 2010 8:17PM
A lovely set of orchid images. Great work but think V1..........Sandy
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 7:48AM
Fabulous set of images, for me it has to be V1.

metro074 6 8 Australia
10 Aug 2010 1:32PM
Excellent set. Run the mouse over the V's and you get flashing colour. Very well done Smile
franfoto 9 2 32 England
10 Aug 2010 2:38PM
Isn't Photoshop amazing?....Lovely detail and back light. I like #1 but #2 is very attractive too.
mrjt 10 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 6:09PM
A Superb set of images, each in its own right....Jack
10 Aug 2010 6:38PM
Love them all
Sorry I cant give you 6 votes ...
wyatturp 11 2 England
10 Aug 2010 8:52PM
Had a good play here i do like v1, well done
phil99 9 45 6 United Kingdom
10 Aug 2010 8:56PM
An excellently well taken shot and enjoyed looking at the different versions...Phil
oll1e 9 57 2 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 4:26PM
love orchids ,but what a great set ,well done Smile
lesarnott 6 11 2 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 4:53PM
Fantastic detail and colour!
LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 6:46PM
Love this series - just shows what fun can he had with Hue/Saturation and filters.
polly470 7 25 8 United Kingdom
11 Aug 2010 11:16PM
V1 - although the others are great fun! The detail and clarity on this shot is superb....
12 Aug 2010 9:13AM
Hi this is one of the best snap,, I loved the colour, and a very pin sharp image... Great job done...

Samar Mishra...
tmann 11 4 2 United States
12 Aug 2010 2:05PM
WOW! Stunning array of color work!
Suehh 9 39 6 England
12 Aug 2010 9:19PM
GOSH - this is stunning ! I like all the versions but the best for me is original V1 - really one to treasure and be proud of.

sparklep 9 146 1
12 Aug 2010 10:17PM
Great set of orchid images.
gingerdelight 10 298 11 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2010 11:04PM
Superb images.
13 Aug 2010 6:27AM
Many thanks Carol for the award i am over the the moon.Thanks to everyone else who has taken time out to comment.

13 Aug 2010 6:40AM
Sorry I meant sue
13 Aug 2010 1:02PM
V1 is excellent a lovely cascade of orchids V2 also has charm click great stuff click
Carrie_1 6 2 6 Wales
13 Aug 2010 3:51PM
Super set of images.
gary_d 8 576 13 Wales
13 Aug 2010 5:56PM
What a wonderful set of images, love them all. - gary
horley 9 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2010 6:57PM
great series.V1 for me followed closely V4.terry
Billyray 8 70 3 United Kingdom
13 Aug 2010 7:46PM
A great set Bob, not sure about V5 though, but V1 is a cracker.
paulcr 11 1.5k 9 Ireland
13 Aug 2010 8:09PM
Lovely series. V4 looks great. Pau
fantastic set v1 for me well captured.
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
15 Aug 2010 1:00AM
Gorgeous view of these orchids!
Ezo 6 7 England
15 Aug 2010 3:30PM
v1 does it for me, nice backlighting
Freila 6 107
15 Aug 2010 7:31PM
I just love every thing about it V1 for me too
OAKEY 8 United Kingdom
15 Aug 2010 10:05PM
Super set Bob, its V1 for me, love the colours and very nice detail.
16 Aug 2010 6:51AM
Superb details and great contrast on the white background! V1 is my fave!
Mavis Plus
14 143 2 England
16 Aug 2010 6:14PM
Such great flower subjects and beautifully captured . Love the pink in version 1
16 Aug 2010 10:22PM
What a beautiful set, I like V4.
chris-p Plus
11 65 England
17 Aug 2010 1:21PM
First choice is v1....eyecatching set of images Bob.
Gid 6 2
17 Aug 2010 10:05PM
walk8 8 England
17 Aug 2010 10:12PM
Fantastic detail, amazing colours
mickp Plus
10 9 7 United Kingdom
18 Aug 2010 8:27AM
A super set of images V1 is my favourite.
IFIMAGE 8 143 Wales
18 Aug 2010 11:41AM
V1 for me, cracking set..

18 Aug 2010 12:22PM
Excellent shots and processing
18 Aug 2010 4:34PM
Well lit subject and grate detail V1 for me. Rob
DanielD 6 1 United Kingdom
19 Aug 2010 3:12PM
Fantastic set - V1 is perfect for me - lovely colours and astonish details - Congrats

nigele1 12 1
19 Aug 2010 6:55PM
Nice to see the experiment in action, the original was already very striking.

19 Aug 2010 7:02PM
What a lot of comments, veining looks good.
19 Aug 2010 7:22PM
A lovely and bright image with beautiful colour, also love your V6 work. Gary
20 Aug 2010 11:48PM
Like versions 1, 2 and 3. A difficult subject to do justice to - but you've excelled.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
23 Aug 2010 1:18AM
Lovely set of image.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
23 Aug 2010 7:20PM
A beautiful set of orchid images, I like v1 the natural version the best, followed by v3
ad2009 6 9
23 Aug 2010 8:55PM
v1 really great image
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
23 Aug 2010 10:40PM
Wonderful set and it's great to experiment. I like 1 and 5 so different. Paul
dmhuynh72 8 44 3 United Kingdom
24 Aug 2010 3:26AM
beautiful series
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
25 Aug 2010 10:41AM
What a beautiful arrangement of the orchid blooms and how well you have captured them! Good fun experimenting with the processing tools and sometimes you can come up with surprising results. Having checked all your variations, whilst they are interesting, I don't think you can beat the original V 1.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
25 Aug 2010 3:52PM
V1 for me also. A lovely capture.
25 Aug 2010 7:14PM
well taken
Ananda 7 India
26 Aug 2010 7:26AM
Love all the versions. superb capture..clearly all good work .
Daisymaye Plus
8 23 10 Canada
26 Aug 2010 3:47PM
Excellent set of versions. But V1 is my favorite. Beautiful!.........Sandy
26 Aug 2010 9:31PM
There's something about V4

John Smile
KathyW 13 1.8k 12 Norfolk Island
26 Aug 2010 11:44PM
I like the first shot the best... I think. Has a lovely sort of irridescence to it.
agingrocker 7 13 1
27 Aug 2010 10:02AM
Fabulous set, great colours
CarolG Plus
9 196 18 Greece
28 Aug 2010 6:38AM
A beautiful image, very well presented. Carol
28 Aug 2010 6:57AM
Best orchid photo , ever seen.
Artois 10 405 1 United Kingdom
28 Aug 2010 7:50AM
I like v5.
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
28 Aug 2010 11:46AM
You must have had so much fun with these! V1 is my favourite though. A beautiful Orchid. Lovely detail, colour, light and presentation. You look to be well on your way to that magic "100"! Only ever achieved it once to date, but feels pretty special.

28 Aug 2010 3:13PM
Stunning Robert,these variations are so well done, I can see why you've shown them all, very fine work,
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
29 Aug 2010 10:46AM
Lovely set.
29 Aug 2010 8:12PM
A beautiful set of images.

29 Aug 2010 9:31PM
Many many thanks to everybody never in my wildest dreams did i think i would reach the magic one hundred.Thanks to sue who also gave me my very first award and Bazmo for his hints and tips. I hope i can keep on learning from all you fellow photographers you have given me so much encouragement

Thanks Bob
debu 6 India
30 Aug 2010 4:19PM
Lovely set of images,ever seen.
Its a nice shot I like v1
Brian65 7 2 United Kingdom
4 Sep 2010 6:29PM
Great work, thanks for sharing.
4 Sep 2010 8:21PM
beautiful image Robert.
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
4 Sep 2010 10:11PM
Wonderful colour and so clear !
A beautiful orchid, flower and colour, works so well against the white backdrop.
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
7 Sep 2010 8:35PM
Excellent work,love it.
peterkin 13 625 England
8 Sep 2010 8:31PM
Number one for me, too. Lovely shot, shows off the orchid's beautiful form.


9 Sep 2010 10:15PM
amazing colours and details Bob.
akhtarkhan 14 4 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2010 4:09PM
Very good work indeed using photoshop. All images are wonderful with excellent details all round. My personal choice for picking out the best would be V3 & V4. V3 is unusual and works well. V4 is just so good, blue colours orchids are special and I like them.
markymook 8 6 United Kingdom
10 Sep 2010 4:45PM
Excellent shot.....v1 is my favorite.
11 Sep 2010 8:44AM
V1 and V5 my favs. Excellent work .Gill
cam587 6
11 Sep 2010 7:41PM
stunning capture of a gorgeous orchid,,ian.
WOW Rob, amazing images, for me V1 & V5, superb Grin
tashi 6 2
11 Oct 2010 11:38AM
Fantastic set! Very well captured and presented.
goso 10 2 1 Australia
16 Oct 2010 8:26AM
Beautiful work Robert - #1 for me, by a whisker...Bill
9 Dec 2010 7:52PM
Beautiful shot!!!
Peagreen 6 1 1 England
9 Dec 2010 10:28PM
Beautiful set of images, V1 for me!!
jmu 7 Sri Lanka
5 Mar 2011 9:51AM
Great work! I like the original shot more!
jeanmarie 7 12 England
11 Mar 2011 1:45AM
v1 for me, stunning!
iancrowson 6 211 142 United Kingdom
21 Apr 2011 11:01AM
Great work, I like the multie coloured version best, Ian
DilysT 5 2 United Kingdom
13 May 2011 10:17PM
Beautiful - I love orchids Smile
PhillipMinnis 6 94 4 Australia
14 May 2011 6:40AM
A nice set of images! I have to say that I prefer the fist image! It is absolutely stunning! Fantastic colours and processing!



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