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Heathcote Spikes


Heathcote Spikes
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Copyright: Brian Snyder (PlayPhotography) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 174 W: 49 N: 63] (213)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-07-08
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon Powershot SD450
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Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2006-07-10 1:08
Viewed: 5291
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Not sure what type of flower this is, but I really liked how clearly the center came into focus. I also think the colors are nice. I used auto levels, and increased the red and yellow hues by about %15. This is my first post in quite a while.. hope you like it!

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Hi Brian, nice shot really well composed and managed.
Great details and colors.

Andrea

Bonjour,
Belle symétrie et jolies couleurs.
clnaef

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  • manyee Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3089 W: 230 N: 6774] (23770)
  • [2006-07-10 12:55]

I really like the POV of this capture. Brian.
Very original and artistic presentation.
The pattern of the orange-tipped spikes radiating out gives this shot a psychedelic feel. Sharp details and beautiful colors.
TFS. : )

Hermosa foto. Original. Los colores son muy llamativos, tanto que el centro destaca de tal manera que parece una ilusión óptica. Buen trabajo. Un saludo, Juan Luis.

Hi Brian

Excellent work. Nice POV, good depth of colour. Well done :-)

Hi Brian,
Great to see you back. You've been of air for a rather long time. Everything OK?
Great photo with excellent colors and crop. I like the sharpness of the photo and the DOF you've used. Your camera has an excellent macro function which brings out the best details possible.
TFS,
Niek

Sharp, almost startling symmetry, Brian. I agree with you about that crisp center focus. It really makes the image. Not sure you needed to increase the hues, but, in any case, the end result is nice.

Well...so where have you been?? I thought you dropped off the planet so stopped looking for your posts.

This is a psychedelic shot! Woke me up working here too late at night! It is really very interesting: crop, colors and patterns. You've inspired me to do a workshop!!

Evelynn : )

Brian, looks like a flower in the < rather common> daisy family to me...
As to the core, check out the Fibonacci series for the spirals that are in these flower-hearts, and the petals on same.

So long, Jay in Nova Scotia
< we're practically NEIGHBOURS eh! >

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