this butterfly comes to my frontyard, from one flower to the other every now and then. originally posted 2006-08-16 and converted to B and W on 2006-09-04. new framing done/added.
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Budapestman (82620) 2006-09-05 8:30
Beautiful impression! Fascinating natural photo! Very nice details and superb composition! Splendid shot!
Thank you, nice days
wodigori (171) 2006-09-05 10:00
great B&W picture with an perfect eyecatcher.
fou (320) 2006-09-05 10:11
This is definitly a great picture.
Using b&w for the whole picture, except the butterfly, as a great effect.
It's like if the butterfly was getting out of the picture, like if it was in 3D.
king (2905) 2006-09-05 15:55
Decolouring the less important elements of a picture can be very effective. You show it here.
Another possibility is to give colour to butterfly and flower. Grey background. I'm eager to know the effect of that choice.
Huub de K.
muscovado (1566) 2006-09-06 11:39
Super ganda! Do you mind telling me how you did it?
yesterday (9833) 2006-09-09 2:45
Excellent composition and framed, good effect ad fine work the comp. of B/W and color.
sabyasachi1212 (19771) 2006-09-09 15:08
I am a great fan of partial desaturation although there are lots of crtics on TE who disapprove of such work. Although you havent posted the original, my guess is that this looks much better. Well Done!
With Greetings from India
kami1 (579) 2006-09-25 2:30
Again u r doing so great with ur borders, color experiments and compostions are great
Bandit (2360) 2006-09-28 14:31
Très bonne idée d'avoir mis en évidence le papillon en lui laissant la couleur !
Très belle image et beau cadre !
rasmis (291) 2006-10-03 5:18
Hi benedict, impressive shot indeed. Nice framing and good B&W chice. Well done
sothy81 (9542) 2006-10-06 3:00
I cannot get over this picture at all. It is a very eye catching picture. The contrasting color between the butterfly and the flower made this picture terrific. The framing is professional. This picture deserves to be in nature magazine.
branley (3681) 2006-10-19 4:15
I love this type of shot where there's one splash of colour and I like this one very much. I think sometimes though that it's not appreciated as much as it should be on TE. Well done. I did something similar as a WS to my own image, at least I hope you will appreciate it and my next posting will be in a similar vein.
Anna-- (7791) 2006-10-21 14:45
Marvelous this photo, excellent captured moment.
Very good image and PP.
a_i_ren (1315) 2006-10-27 10:17
Great PP, excellent compo. Like a lot this "3D" image! Compliments!
carod (364) 2006-10-31 23:41
WOW ... I like it a lot the black and white add a lot to the picture.
The red buterfly is a good idea and its beautifuly framed.
SGibson (259) 2006-11-05 5:59
I love the uses of B/W and colour in this shot, set to perfection with your border. Great composition and focus, very nice work TFS.
amazon (12112) 2006-11-30 5:49
Very different a work,perfect
Beautiful composition and very good idea,
peco85 (921) 2007-03-26 18:34
I love these kinda "stop-and-take-a-look-at-our-beautiful-world-from-another-perspective" photos! The details are sharp and great and the framing and BW/color mix is just right!
- Copyright: Benedict Ong (Benedict) (7076)
- Genre: Places
- Medium: Black & White
- Date Taken: 2006-08-08
- Categories: Nature
- Camera: Canon EOS 30D DIGITAL, Tamron 18-200m, Hoya 62mm Circular Polarizer
- Exposure: f/320.0, 1/8 seconds
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Date Submitted: 2006-09-05 8:13
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