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striatic December 06, 2009, 01:23 AM
very nice.

how did you light this?

GustavoG December 06, 2009, 01:36 AM
Natural backlight. I chose the best angle to separate from other visual elements, reduced exposure to lose most of the background and keep detail in the strongly sunlit subject. I now increased the contrast to get rid of the background. Didn't require much tweaking.
Lori December 06, 2009, 09:29 AM
Very nice!
stealthflower December 06, 2009, 11:14 AM
Is that old man's beard? Seems greener than I've seen it before.
GustavoG December 06, 2009, 07:18 PM
It is indeed "old man's beard" at the end of a thin branch.
If one looks closely at old man's beard, it is very green. The selective backlight made this stand out. :)
emilyann December 08, 2009, 02:57 PM
Definitely striking. Awesome photo!
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