Mini Petunia


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Taken in the rain and hand held, my first ever manual shot, i took about 6 and i thought this was the best, i thought i'd been using manual all along because i set the ISO and f settings myself, little do i know
13/06/2011 - 13:31autumnlight
CategoryFlowers & plants
Shutter Speed1/100
Aperturef/5.6
LensN/A
ISO200
Focal Length300mm
Views/Likes84/0

analogue

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 14:05
Don't feel ashamed, that's a beautiful capture
Great compo and lovely yelow tones! Delicate!!

Charlotte

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 14:08
Stunning Maria.

Kind regards
Charlotte
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GIULIO57

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 14:25
Soft compo and good use of DOF. Your photos always bear something special and this allows me to recognize your "footprint"
PPG

senn

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 17:47
exquisite creation, Maria, .. really "stunning" as said above, .. I particularly like the color harmony, .. but I'd opt for f9 even f10; .. I'm sure you've got why ..

question : is it taken with Pentax 55-300 DA ?

best wishes,
senn
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Last Edited by senn on 13/06/2011 - 17:49

nikshot

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 17:47
Keep it up this is very good you are doing great.

Regards

Nick

Rolepics

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 17:57
This is a lovely image. Carole

autumnlight

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 19:36
senn wrote:
exquisite creation, Maria, .. really "stunning" as said above, .. I particularly like the color harmony, .. but I'd opt for f9 even f10; .. I'm sure you've got why ..

question : is it taken with Pentax 55-300 DA ?

best wishes,

Thank you very much Senn, yes the question is why f9 or f 10, i'd be really grateful for the info.
Kind regards Maria

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autumnlight

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 19:37
Thank you all so much for the comments i really appreciate the feedback.
Kind regards Maria

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autumnlight

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 19:41
autumnlight wrote:
senn wrote:
exquisite creation, Maria, .. really "stunning" as said above, .. I particularly like the color harmony, .. but I'd opt for f9 even f10; .. I'm sure you've got why ..

question : is it taken with Pentax 55-300 DA ?

best wishes,

Thank you very much Senn, yes the question is why f9 or f 10, i'd be really grateful for the info.

The lens was Tamron 70-300, it's the only macro lens i have at the moment, it does give a soft look.
Kind regards Maria

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Maria-Gray-photography/589310071158079?ref=hl

nonur

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 19:53
That's an excellent shot, Maria! I love the light, compo, colour and managemant of DOF. That's not a bad lens at all, ha!
Regards,
Nezih
Last Edited by nonur on 13/06/2011 - 19:54

DrOrloff

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 19:58
Lovely composition and background, really nice feel to the shot.
You can see some of my photos here if you are so inclined

puma

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 21:34
all i can say is WELL DONE REALLY WELL DONE i love it
my web site http://www.swilsonphotography.foliopic.com/
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senn

Link Posted 13/06/2011 - 22:03
autumnlight wrote:
senn wrote:
exquisite creation, Maria, .. really "stunning" as said above, .. I particularly like the color harmony, .. but I'd opt for f9 even f10; .. I'm sure you've got why ..

question : is it taken with Pentax 55-300 DA ?
best wishes,

Thank you very much Senn, yes the question is why f9 or f 10 actually, i'd be really grateful for the info.

Hi Maria,
Sorry for having delayed my reaction,

Cause I imagine your pic stronger with DOF spanning to second flower too. I opted for modesty to suggesting f10. Id go up to f16. But youd have probably to use a pod.
Best wishes
senn
my flickr gallery
my PPG
Last Edited by senn on 13/06/2011 - 22:06
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