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Copyright: Brian Snyder (PlayPhotography) Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 174 W: 49 N: 63] (213)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2006-03-13
Categories: Trees
Camera: Canon Powershot SD450
Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
Date Submitted: 2006-03-14 9:03
Viewed: 3492
Points: 4
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I took this picture on a whim... I just thought it might be neat to take a macro shot right at the end of a long branch, that would show some perspective. I couldn't believe how well the picture turned out! I didn't edit the colors at all, just lowered the brightness a tad. I'm so happy with this picture!

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  • aido Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor [C: 1044 W: 156 N: 1218] (4046)
  • [2006-03-14 11:41]

Hi Brian,
I have a similar shot from a pine forest in Bhutan, so I know where you're coming from with this. I like it, although I think the colour is off. If you change master hue to -62, master saturation to +28 and levels (input levels) to 0, 0.82, 255 I think it improves the colour.

I love the depth you've given this with the shallow DOF, nice image and nicely framed.
Regards,
Adrian

Hi Brain,
Lovely photo with a great depth. I do feel the colors need a little adjustment, but then, I didn't see the tree and my monitor is different then yours. I do like the tight crop of this photo.
Regards,
Niek

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