Daniel J. Matyola wrote:
Another abstract of a blossom floating in our swimming pool:
K-5 IIs. FA 100 mm F 2.8 Macro
Comments and criticisms are invited.
Even nicer than the previous one. Brilliant idea using the pool as a
background, it works perfectly. My one quibble is that having lots more
space to the left of the flower than below it is just a little
disconcerting to my eye. I do like how the stamen/pistil(?) is lined up
right in the diagonal. Even so, it might be worth at least trying
trimming from the left and top so that the space on the left is the same
or 1.5 times the space underneath. That would also have the advantage of
making the flower larger in the picture.
How tight of a crop is it already? If you have lots of space on either
side to work with, once it's repositioned, you could try rotating it.
In any case, I love the background, you could do a whole series like
this. If you do, maybe try shooting with a speedlight from the side to
get a little more shape and definition on the flower.
Larry Colen l...@red4est.com (postbox on min4est) http://red4est.com/lrc
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