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Tag Archives: flower
The image was made of a backlight Rose of Sharon flower just after a brief shower. The photo was gently post processed in LightRoom 3. The adjusted photo was edited in Photoshop CS5 using the new Adobe Pixel Bender plug-in … Continue reading
This is a photograph of the central part of the New England Aster flower. It was “enhanced” using Topaz Adjust 4 and Photoshop CS5. This species of aster has more than 40 deep purple rays surrounding the central disk. In … Continue reading
The Black-eyed Susan, (Rudbeckia hirta), is one of the most common wildflowers in the US. The plants often grow up to 3 ft tall with leaves up to 6 in long. This photo was taken on a Thacher Nature Center … Continue reading
This image is also a Rose of Sharon taken from the center of the flower. It was taken into the Topaz Adjust 4 plug-in in Photoshop CS5. I used a special version of one of the presets that I devised … Continue reading
This image is a close-up of the petals of a Rose of Sharon. It was shot with the Canon 300L IS at 1/640 sec and f4. The Rose of Sharon (Hibiscus syriacus) is not a rose, but a flowering shrub classified as … Continue reading
I am starting a flower series over the next few posts. This image is a close-up of the unopened buds of an hydrangea plant. The original in color was converted to black and white with Lightroom 3. I like the … Continue reading
These images were taken at the Berkshire Botanical Gardens outside of Stockbridge, MA. For the first photo, I moved in at 50 mm and cropped the center of the flower. I am now experimenting with the LR post-processing plug-in called … Continue reading
I came across this floral grouping on the Photo Walk. OK, so the original was pretty … but it needed some umph. The photo was taken at 50mm to emphasize the foreground. To give the image a bit of a … Continue reading
So enough with the spiders for awhile! Here is an arrangement of lilies for a change of pace. The flowers are side lit for a dramatic flare. The background has a beautiful, creamy bokeh (the photography lingo for “out of … Continue reading