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I wish I could say my skills have improved...

 
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Jul 28, 2010 01:19 |  #1

...but it was just blind luck, still haven't been able to get this kind of lighting ever since (well this was taken like 3 days ago but you know what I mean)

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Jul 28, 2010 01:30 |  #2

very nice


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Jul 28, 2010 01:41 |  #3

Thank you sir, I hope to get lucky like this more often - so often that I can call it "skill" instead of "luck."


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Jul 28, 2010 02:17 |  #4

Beautiful light
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Jul 28, 2010 03:18 |  #5

Beautiful flower and so well presented, with excellent lights :)


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Jul 28, 2010 05:17 |  #6

no offense - but that is a great picture...sharp, well lit....
if it was mine - I wouldn't CARE if it was luck or skill! (hehehehe)
way to go....and try to reconstruct what you did...and why...so you can make the right decisions (as you yourself mentioned above) in the future! :)


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Jul 28, 2010 06:04 |  #7

++ on others comments, especially ceril's --- just go out and shoot, shoot, shoot - note the lighting conditions, what exposures you choose, what you do in PP, &c.

Looking at that photo, I'm guessing that you had light overcast that day because there aren't any harsh hi-lights nor deep shadows - either that, or you were shooting in a lightly-shaded area.


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Jul 28, 2010 07:34 |  #8

Lovely light and colors :)


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Jul 28, 2010 07:50 |  #9

Very nice, love the lighting and colors.


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Jul 28, 2010 15:24 |  #10

Thanks for the support everyone!

GJim wrote in post #10617111 (external link)
++ on others comments, especially ceril's --- just go out and shoot, shoot, shoot - note the lighting conditions, what exposures you choose, what you do in PP, &c.

Looking at that photo, I'm guessing that you had light overcast that day because there aren't any harsh hi-lights nor deep shadows - either that, or you were shooting in a lightly-shaded area.

You are right sir, it was a lightly shaded area. :D


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Jul 28, 2010 15:37 |  #11

Goes to show you that you do not always need a flash for macro. I personally have to try this more often. Great capture.


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Jan 21, 2011 00:00 |  #12

I'm still trying to figure out what made this shot turn out how it did, it's been months and I'm shooting with a much better lens (17-55 2.8) and I'm still not getting the same results.


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Jan 21, 2011 00:14 |  #13

beautiful colors




  
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Jan 21, 2011 08:19 |  #14

juanpac0 wrote in post #11683268 (external link)
I'm still trying to figure out what made this shot turn out how it did, it's been months and I'm shooting with a much better lens (17-55 2.8) and I'm still not getting the same results.

For one I bet it was taken in the shade or on an overcast day / cloudy day.


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Jan 21, 2011 09:22 |  #15

Excellent excellent shot
Nice one




  
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