I've had this one sitting on my computer for about 3 weeks, because I wanted to go back and redo it with a tripod and a larger F-stop and no flash. Only, a similar morning never came along, and now the leaves are gone from the berberis bushes. So, for this year at least, this is what I have in the way of berberis bushes covered in frost.
Treatment: Crop, Contrast +10, Saturation +10, USM and resize.
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femkevdh (2633) 2003-12-28 7:59
Why did you leave it for so long? the result is fantastic! The colors are beautiful, the ice is incredibly detailed and sharp and I love the soft vague background. well done!
Jeppe (18654) 2003-12-28 8:43
Great shot Bente - couldn’t be done better. Excellent colours and DOF. The reflections from the flash only “turn on" the ice-crystals.
dovi (1068) 2003-12-28 9:36
Very nice colors and shapes, the black blurred background is perfect, I'd crop the right side to make the shot simetric.
Liora (1857) 2003-12-28 10:19
It is wonderful! the colors are nice and the frosted leaves remind me of candies... I would crop a little to the right, but it is very good as is as well!
RobBrown (1797) 2003-12-28 11:01
I love the texture of the crystals overlaying those beautiful autumn colours.
Ps you can get the same effect with egg white a paint brush and sugar crystals, :0))))#
Georges (11185) 2003-12-28 16:33
Très belle macro les détails de glace sont splendides et la^presentation de toute beauté bravo
cloverstar (0) 2003-12-28 18:58
Beautiful. Looks like a sugar flower on a cake. Using the flash has given the leaves that lovely sparkly, frosty look. I like it.
soundsangels (1703) 2003-12-28 23:25
Incroyable....on aurait ratté cela si vous n`aviez pa été là...
Merci pour votre regard.....Superbe
jrj (34843) 2004-01-03 10:09
Excellent shot Bente. The impression is great, looking like it is sugarglaced.
A grand eye for details here!
- Copyright: Bente Feldballe (milloup) (1829)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2003-12-10
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 300D, Tamron AF28-300 XR
- Exposure: f/6.3, 1/125 seconds
- Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): December in Europe [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2003-12-28 7:36