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Old May 10, 2012, 8:46 AM   #1
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This rose is SO difficult to get the right shade on -- impossible outside. To get even remotely close (which this is), I had to use a custom WB and softbox. The flash had a 1/4 blue gel, down to 1/2 power. And, it STILL isn't as dark red-purple as it is in real life. But, it poses well.

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Old May 20, 2012, 6:30 PM   #2
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It looks like velvet. Nice job Gary.
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What a superb rose. Beautiful.
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What a superb rose. Beautiful.
Thanks. After 2 1/2 hours and a frustrating time, THIS is the true color of the Mystique rose.

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A lot of work but it payed off.
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