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Ebb and Flow 2

Posted by
Barbara Kile (Ft. Worth, United States) on 12 February 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Continuing to 'work the subject' with my orchid. A white texture overlay applied here to blend the background better.

NIKON D300 1/3 second F/16.0 ISO 800 157 mm (35mm equiv.)

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DULCIE from Danville, CA, United States

Three words pop into my mind when I see this image:
"Undulating" and "Georgia O'Keeffe."
You are getting extraordinary results on this orchid. Bravo, Barbara.

12 Feb 2011 6:52am

Barbara Lee from Oakland, United States

Barbara, this is beyond incredible! I just love the white surrounding the purple. I wonder what sort of lighting set up you used? This image and yesterday's and just extraordinary! Spotlight photo in my book. 5 stars! So unusual, so well thought out! A real work of art!

12 Feb 2011 7:06am

tulip from kerman, Iran

very nice flower

12 Feb 2011 7:45am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Very beautiful

12 Feb 2011 8:34am

kgoks from Kanagawa, Japan

Soft and beautiful.

12 Feb 2011 8:50am

Tomas Turecek from Czech Republic

This one is also very nice but I must admit that I like the previous a bit more, mainly because of brighter and more vivid colours. This one is more subdued. Still great work!

12 Feb 2011 10:00am

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

The center of this orchid is beautifully captured!

12 Feb 2011 11:29am

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

so elegant

12 Feb 2011 5:59pm

jeffrey from Haydenville, United States

very nice! don't you just love them!

12 Feb 2011 7:41pm

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

I have to say you do flowers better than anyone else I know of.

14 Feb 2011 1:43am

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

Oh, this is nice. I like this one better. Really love the subtle curves and color.

14 Feb 2011 10:57am

Eduardo from Bahia Blanca, Argentina

Beautiful and delicate...

14 Feb 2011 11:20am

Nige Bowsher from United Kingdom

Another outstanding image.

15 Feb 2011 7:41pm

1/3 second
ISO 800
157 mm (35mm equiv.)