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Hibiscus study

Posted by
dobbino (Cape Town, South Africa) on 14 March 2011 in Plant & Nature.

These are some of the first flowers from our Hibiscus tree that underwent a serious cutback a few months ago. They are one of the few beautiful flowers in the garden at the moment, and I thought I would play a little bit in Photoshop and see whether I could produce something combining some of their different textures.

Canon EOS 40D 1/100 second F/3.2 ISO 200 100 mm

All images © Rob Minter, and licensed in terms of a Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 2.5 South Africa License

✿ Anina ✿ from Auckland, New Zealand

This is so beautiful, Rob. I don't know how you did it, but I love it. The pink is lovely

14 Mar 2011 8:13am

@✿ Anina ✿: Thanks Anina - it took a while with different layers and different blending modes.

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Beautifully done, Rob. The layers have added a softening which seems to allow even more beauty to emerge.

14 Mar 2011 8:57am

@Ronnie 2¢: Thanks Ronnie - I felt exactly the same.

Daniel from Durbanville, South Africa


15 Mar 2011 7:54am

Canon EOS 40D
1/100 second
ISO 200
100 mm