Zooming Sunflowers - Explored 7/29/2012

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    Happy Sliders Sunday!

    I didn't have to look back far in my archives to find a photo for this week's post. I've posted the original in the comments below. I processed this image in PicMonkey by first applying a slight HDR effect. Then I applied Focal Zoom, but instead of stopping with one application, I applied the Focal Zoom a second time to enhance the zoom effect even further.

    I actually tried this effect in camera this morning at the Sunflower Field but couldn't get my exposure right.

    Grinter Sunflower Field,
    Along US Hwy 24-40 (near Stillwell Road and 246th Street),
    NE of Lawrence,
    Leavenworth County, KS.

    GAPHIKER, David Sebben, and 4 other people added this photo to their favorites.

    1. Jayhawk Explorer 32 months ago | reply

      The original image:

      Kansas Sunflowers

    2. Michelle Bishop-Lopez 32 months ago | reply

      I like the editing, it takes the picture to a whole new level for sure! Very creative, nice job!

    3. GAPHIKER 32 months ago | reply

      very cool and what a great slide! HSS!

    4. Butch Siemens 32 months ago | reply

      Za-Zooooooooommmm... very cool!


    5. David Sebben 32 months ago | reply

      Like a Mazda commercial ----zoom zoom.

    6. jan@twoscoopz 32 months ago | reply

      Very cool edit! A whole different photo, right there.

    7. Andrea HdG 32 months ago | reply

      HSS!!!! Love how the focal zoom looks here

    8. squiggy68~natureboxphotography.com 32 months ago | reply

      nice processing! very creative and wonderful.

    9. Ostseetroll 32 months ago | reply

      Congrats on Explore, Patti

    10. Steven Bratman 32 months ago | reply

      flying into the heart of a sunflower!

    11. ksjaycat 32 months ago | reply

      Looks like the sunflowers at light-speed :) Congrats on Explore!

    12. Antoniociro 32 months ago | reply

      Gran bella foto...Complimenti per l'EXPLORE! Saluti, AntonioR

    13. denvergirl2012 32 months ago | reply

      Awesome! Just drove out to a well known sunflower field in Hudson, Colorado! I was surprised how shot they were still! Definitely a few weeks out from being in full bloom!

    14. Tilak Haria 32 months ago | reply

      Congrats for being on EXPLORE !!!

      Via Today's Explore at #363 on Fluidr

    15. -hedgey- 31 months ago | reply

      Nicely done! HSS!

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