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    Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Managed some actions, and all kinds of other stuff...got to go to the Day Lily Farm to play.

    This one is called "Rob's Rose" after an action he sent me.

    Here are some more roses and a snowball for Elise

    White Tea Rose

    Here are some more roses and a snowball for Elise

    And a Snowball...I am sure there is a nice botanical name somewhere. This photo is for all the Vermont & New hamshire folks still digging out.

    Here are some more roses and a snowball for Elise
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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Awesome set of floral shots, Chris. You and your D7000 is really getting along pretty well after the check-up.

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    It astounds me as to how much better it shoots. Focus is spot on every time and the white balance is almost perfect. I have to d overy little PP with htis new setup.

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Beautiful -- just gorgeous. Though I think that first one has a bit of a pinkish cast to it . . .

    Thank you for thinking of me!

    (don't quote me on it, but I think the bottom one is a hydrangea.)

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    I think that pinkish cast comes from Rob's Velvia treatment. I will go back and take a look at the original a little closer and see what i find. I liked the effect, but also wondered if it wasn't too much. Snowball is what they called it, so in a few, I will send a hydrangea (shot one of them as well) and we'll compare.

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    The first shot is beautiful. The lighting gives so much depth to the structure of the rose head. It is interesting you have used Velvia film effect as part of the processing here. I am finding I am using it more and more particularly as a part of the b/w conversion process. I think this shot has the same feel of quality that is inherent Rob's work. certainly something to strive for.......but you got there before me

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Quote Originally Posted by mythlady View Post
    Beautiful -- just gorgeous. Though I think that first one has a bit of a pinkish cast to it . . .

    Thank you for thinking of me!

    (don't quote me on it, but I think the bottom one is a hydrangea.)
    The Snowball plant (which I am sure is a very close relative of the Hydrangea) is a six petal flower while the hydrangea only sports five petals. You'd never notice the difference from a passing pony unless you took a closer look at the leaf structure between the two plants. The Hydrangea has strong points on the leaves whereas the Snowball is much smoother...and that, my dear Elise, is just about everything I know to say about these two plants...glad you enjoyed.

    Here are some more roses and a snowball for Elise

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Quote Originally Posted by mythlady View Post
    Beautiful -- just gorgeous. Though I think that first one has a bit of a pinkish cast to it . . .

    Thank you for thinking of me!

    (don't quote me on it, but I think the bottom one is a hydrangea.)
    This is Rob's Rose straight out of ACR - no anything PP to it. I think the pink comes naturally and the process only enhances what's already present.


    Here are some more roses and a snowball for Elise

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    Quote Originally Posted by Wirefox View Post
    Chris

    The first shot is beautiful. The lighting gives so much depth to the structure of the rose head. It is interesting you have used Velvia film effect as part of the processing here. I am finding I am using it more and more particularly as a part of the b/w conversion process. I think this shot has the same feel of quality that is inherent Rob's work. certainly something to strive for.......but you got there before me
    If it's any compensation, I really just stumbled into to it after watching a lynda.com video on running actions and remembered I had those in place...who'd a thought?

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Yiipes those are nice. We have a few crocuses this weekend. It won't be long before the flowers start coming fast and furious.

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Hi Chris
    I agree with all - they are very lovely, particularly for me the Hydrangea lookalike - but I have to say, I had to recompose myself to stop laughing & look at them clearly after reading your opening line
    I read it as....."Managed some actions, and all kinds of other stuff...to get to go to the Day Lily Farm to play.

    My poor wee mind, was just off on a whole new tangent altogether

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    The Hydrangea look-alike is called a Snowball Viburnum according to the owners of the Day Lily Farm...what a place..

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    Sorry I took so long to get back to this thread -- my husband has had two surgeries in the past three days, and I've been at the hospital, bucking him up (he will be fine).

    Um . . . the pink cast was a joke . . . it's a pink flower, isn't it?

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    Re: Here are some flowers for everyone.

    A very pink flower. Sorry about your husband...two surgeries in three days can't be easy, even if small ones. Wish him a speedy recovery.

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