Composition

Aporia crataegi. For Bob Shannon
Photo Information
Copyright: Anne Gattlen (anel) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-07-04
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Edited by: ad sw (aniruddhahd) Silver Star Critiquer [C: 21 W: 1 N: 79] (291)
Edited Image Upload Date: 2009-04-01 10:47:13
Categories: Insects
Camera: Canon EOS 30 D
Exposure: 11, 1/1600 seconds
Workshop Note
Hi,
firstly, the original photograph is a wonderful one. I like the use of the situation and the settings.
Secondly, I prefered the vertical composition, cropping the rather disturbing background behind the butterfly. I also prefered to keep the flower in the frame, that gives this image a certain merry-ness!

Manipulations:
1. Crop
2. Gamma correction
3. Brightness correction
4. Adjust colors
5. Use NeatImage to remove noise
6. Sharpen a wee bit
7. Use NeatImage again

and here it is!
I hope you like it, although I did not take your permission before processing it, I am sorry :(

Beautiful photograph again! :)
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