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Rainbow Colors

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Drops of water - once again :love:

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PRINT NOW AVAILABLE: Since I've received a couple print requests I uploaded a full resolution version of this picture (4272 x 2848 pixels) :)
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seraphim-kimiko's avatar
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Overall
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Vision
:star::star::star::star::star-half: Originality
:star::star::star::star::star: Technique
:star::star::star::star::star: Impact

The biggest part of this photo is the color. In this case, the vivid colors of what I am assuming is a peacock feather, bring out the life in this photo and emphasize the water droplets that are present. It also provides a lot of contrast and fluidity to the image as well, as the entire range of the visible spectrum is visible in this, as well as most all shades and hues of those colors.

By leaving the feather identifiable, we also give the droplets scale and overall physical depth. The fact that we can see the individual feather scales further emphasizes the scale.

Next, by having the lighting be a back light instead of a fore light, it brings out more of the feather than would have otherwise occurred.

Finally, the ability to do a macro shot at all speaks for the overall technique. It's a very clear shot, and also very well done, something that takes natural or learned talent on the part of the artist.
OctoberMoon77's avatar
Absolutely gorgeous macro. The bold colors work together very nicely.
crystal-of-ix's avatar
It's so pretty!!!
Rustmouth's avatar
Thanks for the feedback! :) 
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fishofglass's avatar
very impressive work!
RMS-OLYMPIC's avatar
This is just amazing!! I love water drop pictures, but the rainbow effect of this makes it really special!
BronzeGoddess194's avatar
Oh my gosh...the colors are soo vibrant.Love 
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BlackRaven3i's avatar
You're welcome. Heart :) (Smile) 
Mookie-Stick's avatar
I love everything about this image! I really like how the water droplets magnify the feather beneath.
Rustmouth's avatar
Thank you! Yes it's really interesting how water does that :) Makes photographing so much more fun! 
Randamu-Chan's avatar
You just made my day! :D
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Rustmouth's avatar
hahah thanks! :D 
LOLNOPETHECAT7889's avatar
if you made this into a double rainbow you would be the best photographer in deviantart of all time ya know its almost like the little Color pebbles are in a race
MilA-10's avatar
Hello! 
I featured your beautiful work here :)
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Rustmouth's avatar
Hi thanks for the feature! :glomp:
MilA-10's avatar
you're welcome! ^^
ZimbaO's avatar
Eye candy :) Nice
OMGiLOVEpeguins's avatar
How do you even go about doing this....I"m speechless, this is amazing!
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