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Apophysis 7x, colour and brightness adjustments in Photoshop :)

After a long time with little inspiration, I felt like making another 3d flower (... hey, four months have passed since the last one I made!) This took quite many days to make, mostly because I wasn't sure about the best colour scheme to use... you can check some WIP renders here [link] and listen to the song which inspired me here [link] :)
thank you very much to all the aposhackers for their suggestions, and especially to ~zy0rg :thanks:!!!

fullview please :thanks:!
And I already apologize for I probably won't find the time to reply to possible comments, I will read and deeply appreciate them all though :aww:!
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Critique by cloudethereal Jan 27, 2012, 5:21:23 PM
I am usually not a fan of flowers in art, even photography, because I find them over redundant. However, I really like what you've created. It’s dream-like, magical, but it feels as if it could be rooted in science or natural selection; a flower like this could evolve and grow this way. The transparency and veins running through makes me think of photosynthesis, a hungry flower looking to expand and grow. It’s open and receptive to nourishment from sun, rain, maybe even more. It’s inspiring, I want to see the world in which this flower resides, please consider expanding this flower's world. Your color selections are wonderful, where you've placed your oranges and highlights really help hone in on the touch of life feel. I get this sense of motion and energy drawing in. Great job.
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This work makes me regret that I don't know how to create such a wonderful piece of Art.
If I would have to explain a child what Beauty is, I could easily show him your fractals and no words would be needed.
I am not a big fan of Zucchero but if he gives you the inspiration to do these incredibly beauteous works, I should start listening his songs more ;)
I like the smoothness of this image and the color palette you have chosen to use. There is a good balance between light and darkness and the contrast is optimal. I have seen your WIPs and these version is definitely the best looking one. The fact that you haven't put the flower at the centre of the square image was a good choice.
There is life in those petals and I don't know why but I imagine this flower being between the ones on Pandora, the planet from James Cameron's Avatar. I'd like to touch it and feel it and it's almost sad that it's not real.
What a wonderful Artist you are, Chiara!
Ti faccio I miei più sinceri complimenti e ti ringrazio per aver condiviso con noi la tua Arte.

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Orionica Featured By Owner Nov 23, 2016
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firefysh1140 Featured By Owner Feb 9, 2016
Very nice.  :-)
Miko2660 Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So beautiful, you made me smile.  :)
HackJilton Featured By Owner Mar 11, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey this is an Imaginary Foundation T-shirt. Cool. I actually really liked the shirt cuz this art is great!
Astrikos Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2014  Hobbyist Artist
This is beautiful!
djdarkstorm Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
This is so beautiful. I have just recently discovered Apophysis after about fifteen years of photoshop use. I love it. I followed your 3d bloom tutorial (very helpful, thank you!) I was wondering if you could tell me how you get such clarity?? Every flame I make has so much noise; a grainy texture. How do you avoid this? I turned gamma down and it did not help much. My result is here… if maybe you'd take a look and give some ideas or criticism? Thank you- and never stop making these wonderful pieces!!
Celest187 Featured By Owner Jul 24, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
sed Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2014   Digital Artist
Wonder-Full :iconofficialfella1plz:
nowikonik Featured By Owner Mar 12, 2014  Professional Digital Artist
This is a wonderful piece, is there a similar formula so i can attempt this?
Lupsiberg Featured By Owner Jan 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Fantastic :worship:
Dragonman342 Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2014  Student Artist
its just so AWESOMEEEEE i love all the concept in yer work !!!
MickHogan Featured By Owner Aug 7, 2013
Incredible...! :)
AsymptoticWay Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Adoro i tuoi frattaliiiiiiiii :heart:
Aellostriker2 Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
mysteriously beautiful!
MiraKial Featured By Owner May 30, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is unbearably beautiful. I think this is what flowers look like in heaven.
Felewin Featured By Owner Mar 6, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Ahh, and the color!
CharsiCute Featured By Owner Jan 31, 2013
so love this.. great job
fractalhead Featured By Owner Jan 24, 2013
tamaraR Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013   Digital Artist
Makes me want to create fractals now. Thanks for inspiring me. :aww:
tamaraR Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013   Digital Artist
WOW! This is the coolest fractal I have ever seen. I thought it was a photo at first. :heart:
Fleurine-Retore Featured By Owner Jan 3, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I put your creation in feature on my new journal [link] !
Very beautiful work!
justanothersomeone Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2013  Student Photographer
Featured here:[link]
Jun-OH Featured By Owner Dec 22, 2012   Digital Artist
Beautiful ! love it
vampirekingdom Featured By Owner Oct 9, 2012   Digital Artist
Feature here :heart: [link]
volotation Featured By Owner Oct 6, 2012  Student General Artist
c'est bien la photo
deldaran Featured By Owner Sep 12, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
One of the most beautiful fractals I've seen this year, I'm amazed that I haven't favourited this yet or commented on it, maybe I just don't remember, hehe. But anyhow, this is very beautiful, something I would love to aquire and hang on my wall one day :) :+fav:
Trenton-Shuck Featured By Owner Sep 11, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Wow! This was done in Apo? Stunning!
liivfer Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2012
crotafang Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2012
Your blooms are breathtakingly realistic. :D :D
avirama85 Featured By Owner Jul 13, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer

Your amazing Art is Featured in my Journal: "Space for my Friends V"
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freq32 Featured By Owner Jul 9, 2012
the editing and mainpulations you do .. wow, congrats. keep making beautiful scenes. inspiring
theaver Featured By Owner Jul 8, 2012
How can it be that I did not even fave this is so great! :D
StuKarver Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
This is beautiful.
wolffgirl Featured By Owner Jul 3, 2012
I really love it!
3dpntr Featured By Owner Jun 16, 2012
All of your art is stunningly beautiful!
Angelicatas Featured By Owner Jun 11, 2012   Photographer
Amazing world!
veldor60 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Amazing :D The song is cool also.
mistersingh Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012
it is really beautiful work.
1087870 Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2012
beautiful! :)
Weaselhatter Featured By Owner Jun 2, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I would have loved to see some of these flowers blooming in my back yard.
piercingemeralds2 Featured By Owner May 31, 2012
This is stunning! It looks so real! :)
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