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White on White

By Peterpools
A 100 mile round trip to the Planting Fields Arboretum at Coe Hall in Westbury was a wonderful experience this morning. Soft light filtered throught greenhouse glass and this one flower just caught my eye. Moving around for the best view, I was able to isolate this gem against a white window pane. With lady luck and trying to keep the depth of filed as shallow as possible, the image became white on white. Sometimes. things just have a way of working out for the best.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

Voters: zapar40, buxton, carmenfuchs and 25 more

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zapar40 8 66 5 Wales
29 Dec 2011 8:42PM
nicely done.

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PaulLiley 9 2 13 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2011 8:50PM
Delicate image. paul
Lillian Plus
8 22 17 United Kingdom
29 Dec 2011 9:10PM
You certainly captured if beautifully Peter
worth the trip
banehawi Plus
14 1.8k 3890 Canada
29 Dec 2011 9:32PM
A little sharper would suit it.

Peterpools 6 2 2 United States
29 Dec 2011 9:48PM
Appreciate the kind words and comments
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
30 Dec 2011 3:32PM
A beautiful presentation. Carol
LexEquine 12 19 United States
30 Dec 2011 9:20PM
'Superb, Artistic, & lovely macro Floral Take' ~ Peter

"Wishing You & your's, 'All The Best, For The New Year 2012'~~~" Smile
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 16 Canada
31 Dec 2011 3:54AM
A lovely pastel pink tone in this..............Sandy
annettep38 Plus
6 218 40 Costa Rica
31 Dec 2011 9:58AM
wonderful high key exposure, the delicate stamen stand out so nicely. Really, one of your finest pictures.

Now if you don't mind the suggestion: the green tones look washed out and 'posterized', maybe an overdose of levelling applied. So if you have a closer look, try again masking of this area before hitting command-L (levels) or command - m (curves). If it was already in the original picture, try a polariser next time or dodge it a bit in Photoshop.
31 Dec 2011 2:07PM
Just beautiful! I see from your pf the skies catch your eyes too ! Gill
dmhuynh72 10 44 3 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2011 3:42PM
lovely image
Peterpools 6 2 2 United States
31 Dec 2011 3:56PM
Thank you your comments and suggestions
Have a Happy New Year
Brian65 9 2 United Kingdom
31 Dec 2011 4:11PM
Its a beautiful image Peter, one to be proud of.
Suehh 11 39 6 England
31 Dec 2011 4:17PM
Softly romantic - beautiful. Happy New Year.

1 Jan 2012 12:12PM
So beautiful Peter.Happy New Year..Lin
Yes your technique was excellent on this one. I love this type of composed shot. The other similar one is monochromatic. Well done. WesternRed.

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