Peach Colored Dahlia

The dahlias are back! Returned to my normal processing of a slight vignette and soft focus in NIK…

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Pertinent technical details or techniques: Crop, levels, NIK soft focus, NIK vignette filter (white). Taken with SX60, F5, 1/500 sec., ISO 400 at 24mm.

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This is gorgeous, Patricia. I am thoroughly enjoying the soft pastel colors, and the nicely sharp image of all of the pedals where it is needed. Great composition as well. The softness to the left edge keeps my eyes from wondering from “the subject”. :+1::+1:


Pure elegance and beauty. Wouldn’t change a thing. Beautiful work.


Patricia: Drop dead gorgeous! Superbly crafted image.>=))>

Beautifully elegant image, Patricia! The only minor nit I can come up with is that I’d lighten that dark green triangle on the center-right edge to match the other slivers of background, such as the one that meets the top-right corner. It pulls my eye a bit. Otherwise I can see no way to improve the image! The dreamy natural reverse-vignette effect pulls me into the flower’s center.

Absolutely exquisite!

Lovely Patricia! No nits here!