"Rose is a rose is a rose is a rose."

by Arnold Wolfgang

rose is a red seeking critique arnold wolfgang

Gallery: Flora

Tags: red rose seeking critique

Category: Flower

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Model : NIKON D90
Date Time Original : 2012-04-14 18:41:59
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Copyright : Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/
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Published: Saturday 26th of May 2012 12:57:11 PM


Wolfgang Arnold
Fred, Ruud,

many thanks for stopping by and commenting. "Rose" is a classical - almost stereotype subject but I came across this and some other specimens in almost perfect condition, so I gave it a try.

Fred, you've well observed my ideas here - instead of simply depicting a rose, I wanted to convey a glimpse of the "movement" of the petals unfolding in an almost fractal pattern.

Emmanuel Enyinwa


Pnina Evental

It looks like a sculpture of a rose.. I like the feeling of continuation in the BG. Very nice execution.Reminds me a nice stairwell... very good result instead the usual!

Marjans Burijs
Amazing work, excellent shadows, colors, tones, composition....Bravo!

roger sonneland

wolfgang,  would have to agree with all of previous comments.  is always so nice to see something with a bit of difference.  really like the mix of black and red and how rose has appearance of fading into the black.  very nice and original work.

Radu Carp

Is interesting how you did this with contour of rose so nice seen,petals look so velvety with a attractive contrast with bg,compliments.

Ruud Albers

Really beautiful work with impressive lighting, Wolfgang!


Gregory and Verena Sava

Lovely, unique texture and lighting. A mood inspirer!

Sarah McNulty

Hi Wolfgang. A very dynamic rose image! Wonderful capture of the red and tones and. Very well lit! Great work. Best wishes. Sarah.

roger sonneland

wolfgang,  have came back for another peak at your wonderful image.  the space between the petals is just electric,  so much so that you can almost feel it.  i am going to really enjoy viewing your work!

Wolfgang Arnold
Pnina, Radu, Roger, Marjans, Gregory, Verena, Sarah,

big thanks for your favourable (and re-visiting, roger - I highly appreciate your positive feedback!)

- Wolfgang

Wolfgang Arnold
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