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And Another Experiment 2

By conrad  
Back to my backlit paper with flowers series.

This time I did very little post processing. Basically left the colour of the paper as I shot it, didn't clean up much, just tweaked contrast and saturation slightly, re-sized and added a simple border.

I'd really like to hear your detailed opinions! All mods and comments welcome!

Thanks for looking,

Conrad

Tags: Paper Background Hc Handmade Flower Tulip Flowers and plants Highly commended

Voters: Paul_cats, nanpantanman, Pete and 31 more

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Comments


Paul_cats 10 61 22 Scotland
23 Feb 2006 11:46PM
This is nice. Dark silouhetted leaves with a little light on the flower itself. Cleverly thought out and well composed.
Paul

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nanpantanman 12 24 1 England
23 Feb 2006 11:47PM
The texture and colour of the paper is great. I also like the curve of the silhouette and the hint of red in the flower. Kevin.
Pete Plus
15 18.8k 96 England
23 Feb 2006 11:49PM
My favourite of these so far.
Rock Plus
14 10 2 England
23 Feb 2006 11:51PM
The background is similar to a "lantern" perhaps a little more colour of the flower head and leaves would improve the shot.
Rock
conrad 12 10.9k 116
23 Feb 2006 11:56PM
Thanks all - you too, Pete!

Rock - That's exactly what I've been thinking. So for my next attempts I'm adapting my approach/method...

Conrad
hebdens 11 5
23 Feb 2006 11:56PM
great shot, super work.
mattmatic 12 598
24 Feb 2006 12:03AM
Very nice work Conrad!
Matt
Dotrob 10 Wales
24 Feb 2006 12:16AM
Nice shot,I am not quite sure about the background,but yes its different.
Dot
Consulo 12 840 10 Scotland
24 Feb 2006 12:20AM
Well deserved HC, a very strong image. Smile
deviant 12 3.1k 1 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2006 12:31AM
And an RC to come too I'm sure.
D
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
24 Feb 2006 12:31AM
Another pretty image using those papers,well done.The flower makes a good silhouette & seems secondary to the texture of the paper.Nicely composed & presented.
Janet
stevem 12 238 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2006 12:31AM
Like this - works really well.
recalluk 11 25 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2006 12:41AM
Yep .. love the fact so still have a translucent effect in the tulip head rather than just shadow.
acbeat 11 14 United Kingdom
24 Feb 2006 6:43AM
superb work good contrast .

andy b
georg Plus
11 4 South Africa
24 Feb 2006 8:57AM
lieflike foto Coenraad!! Ek hou baie daarvan.
Georg
noseprints 12 576
24 Feb 2006 12:35PM
nice !
conrad 12 10.9k 116
25 Feb 2006 3:29AM
Thanks, everyone!

Conrad
AlanTW 13 350
26 Feb 2006 2:16PM
Excellent, tremendous originality

Alan
ericfaragh 12 132 3 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2006 2:29PM
Lovely semi-silhouette, great background. Nicely light and exposed.
conrad 12 10.9k 116
26 Feb 2006 11:48PM
Thanks, Alan and Eric!

Conrad
digicammad 13 22.0k 37 United Kingdom
26 Feb 2006 11:53PM
I like that you can see details and colour in the flower head, nicely composed and lit.

Ian
conrad 12 10.9k 116
27 Feb 2006 12:38AM
Thanks, Ian - I'm planning to do some versions that show flowers on top even better. Watch this space!

Conrad
pfheyes 12 254 1 United Kingdom
28 Feb 2006 11:44PM
A flower image with a difference, Conrad, and very imaginative. Beautifully composed and lit - and congrats on the HC too. Smile

All the best,

Pete
conrad 12 10.9k 116
1 Mar 2006 4:59AM
Thanks, Pete! Doing something different was my intention. Thanks for your comment.

Conrad
ann_g 12 19 United Kingdom
1 Mar 2006 5:02AM
Beautiful study, love it! Ann Smile
xinia 11 54
1 Mar 2006 5:26AM
wonderfully conceived and taken - a striking image
bono 12
1 Mar 2006 5:59AM
Great shot well done
Jouİo 12 56 Finland
1 Mar 2006 7:58AM
Superb shot, Condrad!

Jouko
conrad 12 10.9k 116
2 Mar 2006 1:09AM
Thanks, everyone!

Conrad
Coleslaw 11 13.4k 28 Wales
3 Mar 2006 3:26AM
lovely, i might give it a go someday...;-p
conrad 12 10.9k 116
3 Mar 2006 3:46AM
Pete thought people might want to try this... Thanks for your comment, Cole!

Conrad

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