Flowers—Lines—Ice

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Quietly, Quietly

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22 responses

  1. My first thought was “white tiger eye closeup”…….

    Pam

    January 13, 2014 at 12:54 pm

  2. Really nice. Who would have thought to desaturate something so naturally full of color? The counterintuitive nature of the treatment is what really makes this image. And you’ve also done a double-twist by presenting something so symmetrical in an asymmetric manner. This is so cool. You know, I took a quick look at the post very early this morning and then had to go out to do a few things. I was driving home and remembered that I had to respond to your post … it was very easy to remember the image … unforgettable. I can see it, enlarged, in a minimally-appointed living room … on a blank, white, wall. Very cool indeed. D

    January 13, 2014 at 3:16 pm

    • Thank you very much, Dave. Your comment means a lot. This was an experiment for me, and I’m so glad you find that it works! 🙂

      January 18, 2014 at 2:30 am

  3. I don’t think I’ve ever seen a monochrome rendition of the eye in a peacock feather–what a terrific idea, and what a striking image you’ve created!

    January 13, 2014 at 4:35 pm

  4. Wow, a softly chilling eye.

    January 13, 2014 at 4:36 pm

  5. This is incredibly beautiful! I could frame this. 🙂

    January 13, 2014 at 7:03 pm

    • Oh, wow! That’s such a wonderful compliment, Inga! Thank you!

      January 18, 2014 at 2:33 am

  6. I wonder how a pea hen would react to this.

    January 13, 2014 at 7:29 pm

  7. Beautiful and original work, Melanie. Your artistry just keeps getting more and more impressive!

    January 13, 2014 at 9:51 pm

    • Thank you so much, Caryn. That is such a nice thing to say. I really appreciate that.

      January 18, 2014 at 2:34 am

  8. Oo, like it a lot.

    January 14, 2014 at 12:40 am

  9. It’s just absolutely beautiful! I love it. The shading, the tones, everything is perfect here. There is even a hint of color around the eye! Impressive, Lemons! 🙂

    January 14, 2014 at 9:05 am

    • I’m so glad you like it, George. I’m also glad that the bit of color comes through. I was afraid I might have toned it down just a bit too much. 🙂 I’m still experimenting with the others. 😉

      January 18, 2014 at 2:37 am

  10. Beautiful – suggestive and perfect.

    January 14, 2014 at 11:50 am

    • Thank you very much, Richard. Very kind words indeed. 🙂

      January 18, 2014 at 2:37 am

  11. Wow, looks like a drawing. Wonderful photo!

    January 15, 2014 at 4:14 pm

    • Thank you very much, Yvonne. I like that it has the look of a drawing for you. 🙂

      January 18, 2014 at 2:38 am

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