Go Back   Steve's Digicams Forums > Post Your Photos > Biweekly Shoot Out

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old May 27, 2004, 11:09 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
Join Date: May 2004
Posts: 9
Default

Hi, this is my first post on the board and I truly welcome your comments. I really enjoy the beutiful pics I see on this board and hope you enjoy mine as well.

I snapped this pic in the parent's yard this afternoon, adjusted the contrast just a hair, other than that it's 'straight out da box'...

Thanks, Ray
Attached Images
 
Hang Ten is offline   Reply With Quote
Sponsored Links
Old May 28, 2004, 1:01 AM   #2
Senior Member
 
ImKayd1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2003
Posts: 1,785
Default

Intense reds in flowers are hard to get without that velvety edging, perhaps taking it again earlier in the morning with the sun not so high and bright. Good composition and contrast with the green leaves around the central cluster.

Suzan


ImKayd1 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 28, 2004, 3:47 AM   #3
Senior Member
 
jackrussell's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2004
Posts: 1,191
Default

Nice shot. :-)
jackrussell is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 28, 2004, 4:49 AM   #4
Moderator
 
selvin's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Posts: 7,204
Default

Considering the techincal difficulties described ealier with taking intensely red colored flowersvery nice job. Aloha
selvin is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 28, 2004, 10:45 AM   #5
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Oct 2003
Posts: 3,652
Default

I agree with everyone. Suzan offered excellent advice concerning sunlight since flowers usually come out better when the sun isn't directly on them. Strong sun tends to wash out color and delicate veining. Do give this sort of shot another try. A cloudy day might work very well. You could try a slight underexposure, too.
bcoultry is offline   Reply With Quote
Old May 28, 2004, 6:55 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
digcamfan's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2002
Posts: 3,422
Default

Welcome, Hang Ten, to the forum!

Your first post is a photo so I know this is a sign of some great things to come from your creative talents!

Iecho others' comments but also your DOF is superb...in most flower closeups the blurred background is green...in your background you "hint" that there is more red where that (foreground) came from!


digcamfan is offline   Reply With Quote
 
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 9:02 AM.