Spring flower and bud

by PeterKR

Pseudo close up using the DA18-135 at full zoom.
K-r hand held

Camera JPEG untouched except for cropping
Uploaded08/09/2016 - 21:46
CategoryClose Up
Shutter Speed1/200
Aperturef/16
LensN/A
ISO800
Focal Length135mm
Views/Likes37/1

alfpics
Posted 09/09/2016 - 08:30 Link
That has turned out very nicely!
Andy
Teaka53
Posted 09/09/2016 - 15:00 Link
nice and sharp, vivid colours
Malc
PeterKR
Posted 09/09/2016 - 18:47 Link
Many thanks for the comments, Andy & Malc.

I took this as a test shot after I was given some tips on flower photography - the 'Pro' said it was important to use a narrow aperture (e.g. f/16) to ensure good DoF in close-up. So that's what I did (using Av mode) and I was amazed when I reviewed the 'Actual Pixels' view in PSE11 and found it still very sharp, even though the K-r had chosen ISO 800 due to the poor light.
I must add that I am very pleased with the performance of my DA18-135 - don't believe some of the initial reviews !

Thanks again
Peter
Edited by PeterKR: 09/09/2016 - 18:50
autumnlight
Posted 09/09/2016 - 21:16 Link
It's a lovely sharp picture as you would expect from f16 but you can still experiment, even wide open which gives a lovely soft outer and background but still a very sharp centre, no noise either! it's a Cornflower by the way.
PeterKR
Posted 09/09/2016 - 23:07 Link
Many thanks, Maria.
I'll certainly keep on experimenting even if I get the occasional 'duffer'. However, as they say, 'The man that never made a mistake, never made anything !'

Thanks again
Peter
pauljay
Posted 20/09/2016 - 10:04 Link
Impressive result!
Paul.

Photography is not a sport. It has no rules. Everything must be dared and tried! (Bill Brandt)
PPG

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