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B/W Challenge - Trillium
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Well, here's my entry to the B/W Challenge. I took my lovely Trillium post called: Trillium Up Close In Isolation and turned it into a almost B/W, wanted to leave a hint of colour.

I know I'm a little slow but I guess the tortoise won the race, lol, or better late then never, as my poppa use to say.

Hope you enjoyed you view and Comments Most Welcomed.

Did the work in Adobe Photoshop as a selective colour then brightened up the actual blossom.

Have a wonderful day and take care my friends, &hearst; Skates

Still trying to play catch up on commenting. Please be patience.

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.GIGIBL
10/01/14 11:12 PM GMT
Wow such a beauty Pat,Fav for me good luck in the challenge.
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.picardroe
10/01/14 11:20 PM GMT
Very beautiful close-up Pat, Well done.
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::biffobear
10/01/14 11:23 PM GMT
Looks good..A contender...R.
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I wish I was a Glow Worm, a Glow Worm's never glum, 'cause how can you be grumpy, when the sun shines out your bum?
.Jimbobedsel
10/01/14 11:25 PM GMT
Love the selective coloring, Pat. Excellent work, and a good looking shot for the challenge.
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I ALWAYS VIEW YOUR IMAGES FULL SIZE.
.Starglow
10/01/14 11:31 PM GMT
Very nice work on this gorgeous bloom.
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.bfrank
10/02/14 12:56 AM GMT
Nice selective coloring job Pat. Nice one for the challenge.
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Life's moments are sweet. I just want to capture all that I can of them.
.rgeb529
10/02/14 1:49 AM GMT
Very wall done indeed, It'll do well.
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I didn't quit, I surrendered
::Ramad
10/02/14 5:04 AM GMT
Looks very nice Pat. Good one for the b/W challenge.
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Smooth seas do not make skilful sailors.
::Dunstickin
10/02/14 6:09 AM GMT
The wee bit of central yellow adds a charm to this!...Good one for the challenge
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"Never stop photographing. It is very likely that your best photograph has not yet been captured"> "You can observe a lot by just watching". - Yogi Berra
::corngrowth
10/02/14 10:20 AM GMT
Pat, your perfect use of selective coloring has created a delicate post. Have to be honest above being polite. Have some doubts whether this one belong to the B&W challenge. When considered strictly, a B&W-image should be a B&W-one although I understand that you've added more 'charm' in it to create a more vivid and attractive one. See that all the other commenters don't have a problem with that. So I'll quit my hesitation, lol. Excellent post anyhow my good friend!
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::LynEve
10/02/14 11:55 AM GMT
A very appealing image Pat - I love it :)

Added to the BWC :)
Thank you !
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My thanks to all who leave comments for my work and to those of you who like one enough to make it a favourite. To touch just one person that way makes each image worthwhile. . . . . . . . . .. . . . "The question is not what you look at, but what you see" ~ Marcel Proust
::tigger3
10/02/14 12:24 AM GMT
This should do well in the challenge, I like your thought of selective editing. =^..^=tigs♥
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Nature in all her glory is my uplift on life and so is my love of photography. sandi ♪ ♫
::0930_23
10/02/14 2:48 PM GMT
I like the selective coloring Skates.
It gives it a burst of energy.

TicK


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People are like cameras--sometimes they lose focus.
::braces
10/02/14 3:06 PM GMT
Dramatic use of selective colouring. Will do very well in The B&W Challenge.
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"Horse sense is the thing a horse has which keeps it from betting on people." W.C. Fields. So I bet you'll go over to see My Gallery.
.susanlynn
10/02/14 3:55 PM GMT
Gorgeous presentation Pat.
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Life is a Constant Audition
::mac39
10/02/14 3:57 PM GMT
You did a very fine job, the selective colouring looks great.
Mac
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.gizmo1
10/02/14 4:38 PM GMT
Stunning photography and the detail plus sorry the colour in this flower and white in the petals are amazing and lovely sharp detail Pat plus spot on composition too.
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::trixxie17
10/02/14 5:10 PM GMT
Nice work on this with the selected color and a good entry for the BWC
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. . . "What a desolate place would be a world without a flower! It would be a face without a smile, a feast without a welcome." A.J. Balfour
.danika
10/03/14 3:42 PM GMT
A beautiful image for the B & W challenge, Pat. I like your selective color presentation. Very well done.
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I LOVE LABS!!!
::garrettparkinson
10/03/14 10:45 PM GMT
Very nicely composed. Good luck.
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.Eubeen
10/15/14 1:58 AM GMT
Great selective colouring and nice lighting in the scene, Pat. Good clarity and details in the bloom.
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Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. -- Philip K. Dick, Valis

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