Bloom of Surrealism

This picture is pretty much deprived of every last bit of realism – hence the title. Usually not what I do but with this picture i thought it needed some edge.

 

Bloom of Surrealism

Originally, the picture is of an orange flower (cultivated so don’t know the exact origin). Basically I took away a good part of the color in the picture and added cold tones. Filled some light into the picture – which resulted in the red glow that seems to come from within the flower. Strengthened the shadows and added some dark notes. Picture was taken with my 100 mm F/2.8 canon Macro lens.

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~ by lsaaby on November 8, 2009.

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