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Colorful Chives

Posted by
Anita (West Nottingham, Pennsylvania, United States) on 22 May 2010 in Plant & Nature.

Just having fun. Used Topaz Simplify and satiration in Photoshop 7 to enhance the colors.

NIKON D300 5/2 seconds F/36.0 ISO 125 105 mm


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Vert Pomme from Montreuil Sous Bois, France

Superbe fleur en bouton. Couleurs sublimes.

22 May 2010 7:19am

Marcie from Newton, United States

Have never seen such colors in this plant. Both exquisite and extraordinary!

22 May 2010 10:35am

Larry Elkins from Bisbee, United States

I love the painterly quality. Larry

22 May 2010 11:55am

Jim Wilson from Malvern, United States

Another fine shot, Anita. Topaz is fun to play with, hey?

22 May 2010 12:07pm

@Jim Wilson: Thanks. Yes, Topaz is fun, and helpful--it is one of the few plug-ins I have.

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Beautiful... and excellently postprocessed! Wish you a nice weekend, Anita... :)

22 May 2010 2:04pm

Julie Brown from Indianapolis, United States

I like how you have accentuated the edges.

22 May 2010 3:24pm

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

colors are great anita........

22 May 2010 7:38pm

Dulcie from Danville, CA, United States

Vibrant, delicious...good enough to eat !! ;-)

22 May 2010 11:21pm

@Dulcie: Dulice: Thanks. It occurs to me that I'm copying the types of colors you use.

Shelle from Washington State, United States

Well done!

23 May 2010 4:50am

@Shelle: Thanks!

tomas turecek from Czech Republic

Fine shot, Anita. Classical composition and nicely boosted colours.

23 May 2010 5:09pm

Dan Creighton from Pottstown, United States

Colorful and nice in it's simplicity.

23 May 2010 5:57pm

Arnd from Basel, Switzerland

A simple but very beautiful image with superb processing!

23 May 2010 9:35pm

"Dutch" from Chicagoland, United States

Striking colors, wow I am blown away!

24 May 2010 3:37am

Sue from Nashville, United States

Yes, the color saturation level is what I find most intriguing in this image. Simple and eye-catching!

24 May 2010 2:00pm

fucknilaomiu from putian, China

You have captured fall with the texture and color of the leaves. I've just come in for a quick break after digging up my dahlia tubers, and your photos are a treat. We have similar plants, but you have such an eye for composition and light.

6 Jan 2011 9:11am

5/2 seconds
ISO 125
105 mm