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Old Mar 16, 2005, 1:45 PM   #4
normjackson
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I like your edit Graben. You managed to bring out the purple in the leaves which I assume is characteristic. What should the leaf texture be though if you are trying to be accurate to plant : waxy or velvety? It looks like there was some blurring from camera or subject shake on original; that makes sharpening tricky.
I just tried doing a few rough changes to your edited version so you can judge whether they're worth considering.
a) a bit of extra sharpening on centre of plant to draw attention (as with an eye);
b) tried a clone on the white section of background to see if was a distraction;
c) did a bit of blur on background.
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