Fragrant Winter Daphne flowers (Daphne odora)
Wonderfully fragrant Winter Daphne (Daphne odora) flowers are starting bloom from their dazzling crimson inflorescences.
Barton, ACT, Australia.
Camera - The photograph was taken with the native Camera app on an iPhone 4 without using the HDR option.
Snapseed - Overall lighting adjustments performed. Image straightened and cropped.
Iris - Image re-sized to 1936 x 1936 pixels.
Photo fx Ultra - Smoque diffusion filter applied. A trace of round black vignette added.
PaintShop Pro X4 - Digital camera speckle noise attenuated (80% fine, 40% medium, and 80% large scale, 60% blend). Final lighting adjustments performed. Drop shadow effect added. (A blank white image (2072 x 2072 pixels) was created (i.e., 68 pixels larger on all sides than the working image). The working image was copied and pasted onto this blank white image. Whilst still selected, a 3D effect (drop shadow) was added using (30,-30,80,50,B) as the settings for vertical offset, horizontal offset, opacity, blur, and color.)
(Filed as 20120718_iPad3 012 Snapseed-Iris-PhotoFxUltra-PaintShopProX4-DNR-80408060-L-DS.JPG)