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blooming cactus


blooming cactus
Photo Information
Copyright: Joris Matthe (Tenfold) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 85 W: 15 N: 138] (932)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2007-10-11
Categories: Nature
Camera: Canon A570IS
Photo Version: Original Version
Theme(s): Cactus [view contributor(s)]
Date Submitted: 2008-04-21 2:23
Viewed: 1675
Points: 16
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Blooming cactus flower on Inca Huasi (or Isla Pescado) in the middle of the Uyuni Salt Flat. Cropped image.
Due to the intense light (+ reflection on the salt), the pink in the flower leaves faded a little. So I added it afterwards to make it look more like it does in reality. This flower bloomed five meters above the ground, so I had to climb some rocks to get level with it and have the volcanos in the background (+ zoomed in 4x). Best regards

Joris

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  • Great 
  • lavan Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 710 W: 2 N: 153] (4208)
  • [2008-04-21 2:24]

nice composition
good pov

Hi Joris

Impressive cactus composition. Electric colours, impressive DOF used with blurred BG, good saturation and metering, and level horizon.

A truly awesome photo! Congrats and TFS...

Martyn

Lovely POV, I like how you put that flower on the left. Great blur OE Background.
Great capture.
LuDivine

Hi Joris,
The placement of the cactus in the image is superb with the good use of light.Excellent composition.
Regards,
Melek

Beautifull! Thank you for sharing..
Regards,
Leen

Hi Joris!

The colors are amazing, and I really like the POV.

TFS,
Flaminia

Beautifull composition Uyuni is a marvelous place and if you have that plus a flower perfection in found!

I love it.

tfs

Tyanne

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  • harpya Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 6058 W: 174 N: 1935] (7534)
  • [2009-06-26 12:44]

Ciao Joris



Ah .. Desert of Salar!
that pretty much captures the visual and Cactus flower!
A delicate flower with fine details,
macro work well done with fine details ...
Green and blue and white make up the fine color palette!

Greetings,

Sergio

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