Weekly Challenge 15: Rainbow

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7 comments on “Weekly Challenge 15: Rainbow”

  1. Julie WRIGHT says:

    Well done to everyone who captured real rainbows, and also for the creative alternatives. Top marks to Ian’s entry, what a great idea.

    In case anyone is interested in how I made the twirled picture, see https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J8T3_Ew0wqU&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR2rM51zjq4KBUSGc_hS6O-iZ-niaZTxYYrk1bTut-HjkQiYRmA-mP0Rm30. Endless hours of fun. 🙂

  2. Nigel Hoult says:

    Another great set of photos. I like David’s and Tony’s for the great locations, and Ian’s flowers for their originality. I must say I’m surprised no-one opted for the “thanks NHS” rainbows!

  3. Janet Jackson says:

    Ians image really stands out, a clever idea. I also like Brendas and Davids rainbow.

  4. Ian B says:

    Thanks Sharon, June, and Mary! 😀 It didn’t take that long, finding the right colour plants and then selecting the 7 (from the 50 or so I took) best photos to use took the most time. I’ve got presets stored in Lightroom, so it only took a couple of mouse clicks to get all 7 images ready for slicing and composition in Photoshop.

    The 7 plants are: Red – Crocosmia, Orange – Day Lily, Yellow – Dahlia, Green – Rosemary, Blue – Agapanthus, Indigo – Buddleia, and Violet – Purple Loose Strife.

    I particularly like Bob’s, Julie’s, June’s, and Mary’s for their creativity and different take on the subject. My favourite “traditional” rainbow is Brenda’s, but enjoyed seeing all of them. 🌈 🌈🌈🌈😊

  5. Mary Nash says:

    Thanks Sharon. A lovely display of rainbows – and rainbow colours. Well done everyone. My favourite this week for its originality is Ian’s 7 colour stitched images of the flowers in his garden. As for real rainbows – David’s Rainbow over Signal hill looks great, and I like Tony’s Rainbow in Fowey Harbour.

  6. June Hanson says:

    A lovely colourful collection. Enjoying the colourful double rainbows of Nagui’s and Nigel’s images. Julie’s twirls inspired me (on Flickr) as I had forgotten to enter. Bob’s rainbow flowers drew me in, liked the texture too. Especially liked Ian’s professional looking image of all the 7 garden rainbow colours too, looks like it took a while to put together!

  7. Sharon Hewitt says:

    Loved Mary’s tulips, just because I love good flower photos. Also Ian’s for the same reason, but also because he has the colours, and the order he puts them in, exactly right.
    Julie’s twirls v interesting too.

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