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Tulip Tones

By conrad  
I didn't want to do exactly the same as the others who uploaded toned tulips the past few weeks. So instead of just toning this one down, I sort of modified the tones, making the tones different instead of just softer. Originally an orange-coloured tulip against a blue sky. Modifications and comments welcome!

Tags: Hc Flower Tulip Toned Petals Flowers and plants Highly commended Pointy

Voters: User_Removed, deavilin, johnjrp and 13 more

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User_Removed 13 4 11 England
19 Jan 2005 11:17PM
Like this very much Conrad. Great idea and love the choice of colours in the frame. Sylv.

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deavilin 13 344 1 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2005 12:29AM
Hi Coenraad you have lovely soft tones now I like itSmile

johnjrp 14 432 5 Australia
20 Jan 2005 12:47AM
Very subtle. Like the frame as well. click. John
brian1208 Plus
14 11.3k 12 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2005 1:30AM
Conrad - I love the subtle colours and simple styling of this - its a beautiful image.

I did wonder who it would look in the more traditional "Left to Right" format so have put up a mirrored image - I'm still not sure its an improvement on the original though

akh Plus
13 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2005 2:03AM
Really like the effect that you have achieved. The colour of the flower is so subtle and goes well with the background.
soupee 13 49
20 Jan 2005 2:12AM
I really like the subtle colours. click.
gemm 13 800 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2005 2:21AM
Great effect! I like it.
conrad 13 10.9k 116
20 Jan 2005 2:31AM
Thanks, all.

Brian, I was wondering who would bring up the subject of having it from left to right. I suppose Im a real European, although Im also an anglophile - I do drive more on the right than on the left, and that seems to have something to do with it, some people claim... Personally I like it from right to left, but I think your mod is equally nice. Thanks.

brian1208 Plus
14 11.3k 12 United Kingdom
20 Jan 2005 4:50AM
That's me Conrad - always dependable, as I said, I'm not convinced about my mod - but it had to be done! Smile

Interesting point about driving on the "wrong side of the road" - most, if not all European languages are written & read left to right and top to bottom.

I always understood that this learnt mode of scanning was the argument put forward for the left to right photographic presentation?

What do I know - I just take pictures - LOL
suleesia 13 176 Malaysia
20 Jan 2005 8:13AM
Excellent choice of colours, so subtlely beautiful, nice border too, congrats!!!

riprap007 13 1.6k 37 England
20 Jan 2005 8:23AM
very effective, great work, and congratulations on the HC
pfairhurst 13 1
20 Jan 2005 11:38PM
Beautiful colours - nicely manipulated.
Like the original too but this one is more appealing.

conrad 13 10.9k 116
21 Jan 2005 12:53AM
Thanks, Paul and others.

Paul, I agree - I really only put up the original today because I thought it might be interesting to see them next to one another in my portfolio. I prefer this one as well. And apparently, so does Pete... Smile

ptilley 16 11 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2005 11:58AM
Excellent Shot! Paul.

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