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 "September 2014 Features Challenge in Feminine Intent* (October 2014)
Top 10 (3rd Place) in “Photo Manipulation Rose(s)” challenge in Roses Grow on You group (September 2014)
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 Flower Works (1 October 2014)
Featured in Feminine Intent (10 September 2014)
Featured in Fabulous Flowers (17 July 2011)
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