I captured this at an indoor rose show: light was low and challenging, and I was pleasantly surprised at how well my camera handled metering and white balance. I love the form of this rose and did lots of experimenting in post-processing. I hope you like the result of my playing. :) (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/4.5, 1/100 sec., ISO 1250) Post-processing notes: The original rose was a strong, bright pink with white. I used two texture layers, a blurred layer, a black and white adjustment layer at 70% opacity, and multiple layer masks. Textures courtesy of Shadowhouse Creations.
RedBubble Explore – Featured Photography (September 2012)
Top 10 (2nd Place) in “A Pastel Rose” challenge in Pastels & Whites group (October 2013)
Top 10 in “Fabulous Textures” challenge in Fabulous Flowers group (July 2011)
Featured in Fabulous Flowers (17 July 2011)
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