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Purple Iris Revisited

Posted by
Barbara Kile (Ft. Worth, United States) on 19 August 2009 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Here is a different texture used on the previously posted Iris image. There is a little different look, more brightness, and color variation with this image.

This texture is by: Pareeerica
http://www.flickr.com/photos/8078381@N03/

Again, thanks to Anita for the inspiration!
http://anitabower.aminus3.com/

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Mike from Lichfield, United Kingdom

This is beautifully photographed.

19 Aug 2009 6:20am

P J W Miller from Chase Terrace, United Kingdom

Exquisite, your portfolio is full of interesting images, thank you for your comments

19 Aug 2009 6:40am

Anina from Auckland, New Zealand

WOW!!! I love this!
I think a prefer this one to the previous one... very close though :)
Both are exquisite!

19 Aug 2009 7:46am

Elena Kotrotsou from Drossia, Greece

Amazing purple colors!

19 Aug 2009 10:37am

Tomas Turecek from Czech Republic

I like that the blossom is not overlaid so much by the texture as in previous image, that makes it more clean. I don't like the blueish part much though. It looks like 2 textures (blue and purple) have been merged in a half of the image and it doesn't work for me well. Maybe if the gradient would be more smooth it would look better to me. But you only used a texture, I know.

19 Aug 2009 10:55am

Rockey from Phillipsburg, United States

Beautifully Captured!

19 Aug 2009 12:09pm

António Pires from Lisbon, Portugal

It is also a beautiful image.

19 Aug 2009 3:27pm

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

a pure "jewels" Barabara!
five stars!
kisses!

19 Aug 2009 4:53pm

Eldiablo from over the rainbow, Monaco

always nice *****************

19 Aug 2009 7:08pm

Gary Hart from California, United States

This is beautiful, Barbara.

19 Aug 2009 7:34pm

Bishop from Houston, United States

Great texture!

(Hey, you might like my image today from my Cowtown visit... take a gander!)

19 Aug 2009 8:26pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

I like this better, wider colour contrast and excellent texture. It gives the iris a nostalgic and substantional vibrabcy, just wow.

19 Aug 2009 9:32pm

fredo from marseille, France

Sublime image.

20 Aug 2009 5:29pm

Scott Schilling from San Martin, United States

Fantastic color and texture in this image Barbara! Great work on this!

21 Aug 2009 3:38am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Thanks, everyone for stopping by. Hope you're not tired of purple! (It's one of my favorite colors!)

21 Aug 2009 4:23am

Japanalia from Yokohama, Japan

Yes, it has a better lighting to underline the texture in the petals and the whole shape of the flowers! And.....it is as beautiful!!!!

21 Aug 2009 5:07am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Both versions are gorgeous! I have a slight preference for this one. I appreciate the description of your post processing work.

Many thanks for giving me credit for inspiring you. :-)

21 Aug 2009 1:33pm

@Anita: You're welcome, flower girl! And thanks so much for your feedback.

Rockey from Phillipsburg, United States

Great color & texture!

22 Aug 2009 3:02pm

Albert from Hamburg, Germany

Wonderful! Great post-processing! I like the background and the dof. Cheers, Albert

25 Aug 2009 8:22am

Oly B from Lyon, France

Great picture, post treatment is really beautiful !

25 Aug 2009 6:46pm

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

Thanks everyone for stopping by and commenting. Very much appreciated!

25 Aug 2009 10:50pm

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