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Fritillary aka I give up.....

By cattyal  
I give up - I just can't seem to lose the slight banding on the background without blowing out the left hand side of the vase so I'm going to call it quits tonight.

Any bright ideas will be appreciated - I've tried various layer combinations, burning, erasing, curves and whatever I use I either lose the left edge or the bit of shadow from the vase.

Maybe I'll be better taking the shot again sometime!

Tags: Vase Flower Fritillary Flowers and plants Digitally manipulated

Voters: HuntedDragon, cantona43, IMAGESTAR and 40 more

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Comments


RichPitman 7 16 1 England
28 Apr 2010 7:56PM
Looks pretty good from where I'm sat. Smile

Rich

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JOKEN 7 3 10 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2010 8:02PM
Never mind the rogue band, because in my view this is a superb image.
28 Apr 2010 8:03PM
I must agree with ItsRichie
rockfish 6 1 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2010 8:06PM
I've blown it up large and tilted the laptop in various directions and it still looks like a top image to me. V1 beautiful.
Peter
cattyal Plus
11 7.9k 6 England
28 Apr 2010 8:14PM
Thanks everyone Smile Maybe I'm being a tad too critical then and looking at it too closely Smile If you take a look at the mod I'm about to upload you'll see the bands easily!

I like to duplicate the layer and then change the blend to exclusion to spot unwanted nasties on my backgrounds.......
Jalapeno 6 127 2 Iceland
28 Apr 2010 8:20PM
wonderful composition!
polly470 7 25 8 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2010 8:28PM
Gorgeous, lovely picture - bands, what bands...!
Pauline
jonrayner 9 8 2 United Kingdom
28 Apr 2010 8:39PM
Whichever way you look at it, this is a fantastic shot. Version 1 is my favourite, love it.
Jon
Valoir 7 France
28 Apr 2010 8:42PM
I love the 2nd one best
CarolG Plus
10 198 19 Greece
29 Apr 2010 5:54AM
Wonderful work, V.1 does it for me. Carol
Angi_Wallace 8 172 10 United Kingdom
29 Apr 2010 6:48AM
I love it , both V1 and V2, great work.
Angi
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
29 Apr 2010 11:21AM
I've looked and looked and I see nothing but a well done image. V1 is amazing.
LesF 10 182 9
29 Apr 2010 1:37PM
Looks fine to me

LesF
cattyal Plus
11 7.9k 6 England
29 Apr 2010 10:18PM
Thank you again everyone and thank you KoPi for your award - very much appreciated Smile

I'll admit that I can't now see the banding I was grumbling about on this upload. I could definitely see it when working in PSP but not now - ho hum - I must have been feeling really picky last night Smile

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