5. Theme 235 ~Red~

This was the first time I saw this pond….can’t wait to get back there in the spring/summer.

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Well, there’s definitely no red in this shot……

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19 responses

  1. I’m torn between both of these images, but there’s something about the red that captures my imagination – really love how you’ve positioned this shot with that snow-laden tree on the side.

    January 10, 2011 at 1:53 am

  2. Tony

    very well done, especially the picture in two colors, but I like both of them.

    January 10, 2011 at 2:07 am

  3. Aren’t the barren trees just perfectly photogenic with that layering of white snow? I like your selective color and the black and white. Hope you aren’t asking us to choose!

    January 10, 2011 at 6:55 am

  4. I like them both! The selective coloring works well on the house. Good job!

    January 10, 2011 at 9:14 am

  5. The selective color makes the barren trees very crisp. Very nice contrast in this image.

    January 10, 2011 at 10:00 am

  6. Tammy

    Your selective color version is definitely a “framer”….just picture perfect!

    January 10, 2011 at 2:53 pm

  7. Jo

    Awesome “red” pic..the house just pops out perfectly..would definately print and frame this one!

    January 10, 2011 at 5:19 pm

  8. I think I prefer the one WITH the red house. It is a wonderful touch indeed and almost helps one distinguish the wonderful shapes of the leafless trees especially the one on the right. Regardless, a great perspective!

    January 10, 2011 at 7:07 pm

  9. Mike

    I’m enjoying both but like the red barn best and that tree really adds to the shot.
    I do have to ask…did you choose the patterned background? And if so, how? I thought only a solid color could go there?
    Would love to know how you did it…

    January 10, 2011 at 8:33 pm

  10. Nice in B&W but the selective coloring really makes the image. The tree on the right is so interesting.

    January 10, 2011 at 9:47 pm

  11. Steven

    That red pops!

    January 10, 2011 at 10:33 pm

  12. I’m glad there is no need to choose! A fabulous shot,the shadows on the barn are so swell!

    January 10, 2011 at 10:44 pm

  13. Bobbie

    This is the kind of photo that selective color was invented for.

    January 10, 2011 at 10:45 pm

  14. I like both of them as well, but the one with the red is a really nice pop.

    January 10, 2011 at 11:01 pm

  15. Excellent, love the red one, what a beautiful place.

    January 10, 2011 at 11:06 pm

  16. Nan

    Just wondering if red is the actual color of the building, or if you selected that color. It really pops!

    January 11, 2011 at 9:33 am

    • Hi Nan,

      Yes, it’s the actual color. I just bumped up the saturation a little bit.

      January 12, 2011 at 1:50 pm

  17. Beautiful use of selective color – very tricky with all going on around it.

    January 11, 2011 at 7:07 pm

  18. Thanks everyone for your comments!

    January 12, 2011 at 1:49 pm

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