First rose of the season

First rose of the season

Photo Information
Just a rose from the garden. Not done much to it, just cropped, colour corrected and removed some fringing. Lens was a Sigma 17-70mm, which isn't showing in the Exif, for some reason.
09/06/2010 - 21:01BentlyTCow
CategoryFlowers & plants
Shutter Speed1/125
Aperturef/4.5
LensN/A
ISO100
Focal Length70mm
Views/Likes35/0

Bobbinalorry

Link Posted 09/06/2010 - 21:34
Glorious, Nicely done
Best Regards, Larry.

All the gear & no idea.

wadna

Link Posted 09/06/2010 - 22:02
Beautifully done. The narrow DOF with lovely softness elsewhere plus the glorious colour makes this a winner.

Regards, Ian.

BentlyTCow

Link Posted 10/06/2010 - 17:34
Hey, thanks for the comments guys! I didn't expect to get any.. I just decided I should upload something!

SmutjeUK

Link Posted 09/10/2010 - 16:11
Love it, just love it. The shadows the different shades of red with the tiniest of Gray/Black in it. Just lovely. Was watching it for minutes now and every so often you see something new within. Another one that I would print on A3 to hang up in an A2 frame and a very dark MIDNIGHT BLUE/BLACK passe-partout for contrast (NOT a plain black as the contrast to the red would not have such a great impact in my opinion).
Try it out you may even win prices with pictures like this.
Kind regards
SmutjeUK

BentlyTCow

Link Posted 09/10/2010 - 20:26
Thank you! There's still a bit of colour-fringing that I think needs fixing, but overall I'm really happy with how this turned out. This also makes a great white rose if you turn it black and white with a red filter I'll have to try putting a border on it in Photoshop to see how that looks, it sounds interesting! One of my favourite things about this picture: I didn't have to take it off the bush to get the shot Thanks again for your kind comments! There's a lot of even better photos in the forum, so be sure to have a look through the galleries!

-Duane.
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