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Rose

By KATJON
I wanted to try something different (for me )
& thought the blue back ground made a good contrast.

Tags: Flowers and plants

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Comments


DOGSBODY 14 1.4k 30 England
8 Oct 2008 9:25PM
Not a lot wrong with this as far as I am concerned. Try to avoid the kinks in the backdrop though. Andy
whiteswan01 14 13 England
8 Oct 2008 10:59PM
great shot colours go well together
Dawn
CathR 16 151 564 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 11:10AM
This is a very pleasing composition with the one bloom fully opened and the other not quite so far along. It is lovely that the second flower curves around the open flower to create a pleasing shape. Just including one leaf also enables you to keep the lines clean.

The exposure is generally fine but there are slight areas of overexposure on the front petals.

I think the background works fine given that you are going for a "posed" shot rather than trying to reproduce nature. I agree though with Andy that the backdrop needs to be flat - it shouldn't act as a distraction from the main action. But this is a minor point andn otherwise it is a pleasing study.

Catherine
pamelajean Plus
17 1.8k 2277 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 7:52PM
I like the textured background, a great idea, and the fact that it's darker than the roses makes it work really well. I've done a quick mod where I ironed out the bottom left corner, coloured in the white highlights, adjusted levels and sharpened. I like your composition, choice of colours and the light and shade you achieved, so just tried to give it an extra boost.
Pamela.
KATJON 14 2 United Kingdom
9 Oct 2008 8:45PM
Thank you all for the advice & comments there are making me look more closely at my photos.
Thank you Pamela for your modifications,
Kathleen
dawnmichelle 15 12 United States
22 Oct 2008 2:14PM
Looks like you got some great help from above and can't add much more to it... overall you did a wonderful job and the bg works well just like you thought it would.. the color of the rose is lovely

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