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Marigold

Marigold. (Fuji Velvia 50. Nikon F100. Epson V500.)

Marigold. (Fuji Velvia 50. Nikon F100. Epson V500.)

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24 responses

  1. That’s such a gorgeous color, I can even taste it!

    May 6, 2009 at 2:22 AM

    • Thanks. The local botanical gardens have a lot of nice marigolds.

      May 6, 2009 at 5:13 PM

  2. very nice closeup…the color just pops!

    May 6, 2009 at 12:01 PM

  3. Bo

    Pretty, like the petals are reaching out towards me. What a brilliant orange, too.

    May 6, 2009 at 4:45 PM

    • Yeah, this really isn’t the right film for this kind of color (too saturated and contrasty) but I think it turned out alright. Thanks.

      May 6, 2009 at 5:28 PM

  4. Really, really nice! 🙂

    Good to find your photolog

    May 6, 2009 at 5:37 PM

    • It’s always nice when someone stumbles upon this place. Hope to hear from you again.

      May 6, 2009 at 6:11 PM

  5. I love the soft vibrance of this photo…the focal point and depth of field make this one especially beautiful.

    May 6, 2009 at 5:54 PM

    • I’m very pleased you like it. 🙂

      May 6, 2009 at 6:14 PM

  6. For some reason, I usually hate marigolds! I know, I know…there’s so many more things in life to hate than marigolds….BUT, I like this one!

    May 6, 2009 at 8:17 PM

    • I hate marigolds, too; they can be a pain to photograph (Velvia 50 + marigolds usually = bad news). Oh, and they’re notorious for their bad hair days.

      May 6, 2009 at 8:32 PM

  7. I really like the “in your face” color here. As I said before, I think your black and white photos are great but the color one always seem to just leap off the screen in contrast to the black and whites. Keep mixing them up!

    May 7, 2009 at 10:38 AM

    • I sure will. Glad you think the approach is working. 🙂

      May 7, 2009 at 7:14 PM

  8. Wow that color just smacks you in the face. love it.

    May 7, 2009 at 2:35 PM

    • You can thank the Velvia for that. 🙂

      May 7, 2009 at 7:18 PM

  9. Vibrant!

    May 12, 2009 at 6:58 AM

  10. Frank

    I love this picture. The color is incredible. Great job.

    May 16, 2009 at 6:35 PM

  11. I love this shot! Love marigolds and orange!

    May 17, 2009 at 5:38 AM

  12. this is awesome
    what a nice orange 😀

    May 19, 2009 at 5:11 AM

    • Thanks. Usually this film hates the color orange.

      May 20, 2009 at 1:50 AM

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