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Mar 16, 2008 00:58 |  #1

Well here is my first try at macro photography taken this evening in my back yard. This is (I think) a Washington Pear blossom which is closely related to a Bradford Pear. With the breeze moving things around I was a bit worried but I think it is OK, I could have gotten closer, i.e., more macro but wanted the cluster of blooms.

Tel me what you think, be honest.

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Mar 16, 2008 01:53 |  #2

I think its nice ... but I would want to get closer. If you get your DOF right you will still get other flowers in.


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Mar 16, 2008 02:18 |  #3

Diffusing the light might have helped a bit, but otherwise I like it.


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Mar 16, 2008 02:21 |  #4

looks great for first time shot!


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Mar 16, 2008 02:37 |  #5

I rather like it as is :)
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Mar 16, 2008 06:45 as a reply to  @ LordV's post |  #6

great shot.great lighting.it doesnt look harsh to me.nice boarder by the way.


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Mar 16, 2008 11:41 |  #7

Thanks folks, a few points I have learned are first, the wind is not my friend! Second, I need more hands, I did think of using a scrim to diffuse the light but this was a rather impromptu shot on a whim and more planning would help.

I appreciate the feedback, there will be more to come...I got to learn to do those water refraction shots!


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