A Rose

Posted by
Harry (Apex, NC, United States) on 2 July 2018 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

this image is both redder and lusher than the real flower. The extreme close-up had a very shallow depth of field, so the edge to edge sharpness is not all that could be desired. the over-the-top processing was fun if not completely realistic

SONY SLT-A77V 1/640 second F/8.0 ISO 400 75 mm (35mm equiv.)

Welcome to all. I began blogging Retained-Images in 2004 at My-Expressions.com. It is gone now.

yoshimiparis from France

It's the season of roses, it's time to enjoy it in gardens, rose gardens and on the sites

2 Jul 2018 5:07am

Wayra from Roma, Italy

Perfect. I can smell it.

2 Jul 2018 5:43am

By Marie from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

We miss only his flavor...

2 Jul 2018 6:06am

Devi from Chennai, India

Beautiful gorgeous red !!!!

2 Jul 2018 6:14am

Martine from France

Très jolie, elle doit sentir bon.

2 Jul 2018 6:14am

badtgv from provence, France


2 Jul 2018 6:25am

pascale from Brussels, Belgium

wonderful capture

2 Jul 2018 6:29am

Olivier P from Tlse, France

Nice catch ! well done !

2 Jul 2018 7:42am

Hiro from Kyoto, Japan

It' fun to process ! I love it, too.

2 Jul 2018 9:57am

Mhelene from Villiers-sur-Marne, France

A superb work ! Beautiful !

2 Jul 2018 10:14am

Martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Une très belle rose !

2 Jul 2018 12:30pm

mvdfotokraam from Netherlands

It is really a good (editing) rose (if I have understood everything correctly)

2 Jul 2018 2:55pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I agree with your assessment, but I find it very appealing.

2 Jul 2018 4:19pm

Existence Artistique from Angers, France

c'est superbe

2 Jul 2018 7:07pm

kerrfoa from Rennes, France

De jolis détails sur cette rose :)

2 Jul 2018 9:30pm

sherri from Little Rock, Arkansas, United States


3 Jul 2018 1:12am

Elizabeth Buckalew from Flagstaff, United States

It is fun to play around in post processing sometimes, eh?! This turned out really pretty!

3 Jul 2018 4:03am

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Quelle rose quelle finesse et rendu sueprbe image.
Belle journée

3 Jul 2018 4:42am

omid from mashhad, Iran

such beautiful focus, DOF, colors & lights!
Lovely rose.

3 Jul 2018 6:08pm