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Old May 29, 2010, 1:25 PM   #1
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hey all.
i am a great fan of floral photography.i took a few snaps of some colorful flowers.i am sharing some of those with u.
looking forward for ur feed back.any suggestion or advice?
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Old May 29, 2010, 8:05 PM   #2
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The compositions themselves are nice although I would crop more off the first shot. Unfortunately, the focus seems to be off on all of them. Perhaps there is some severe compression artifact somewhere. While the colour contrasts seem nice at first, some, esp the red flower seem a bit overprocessed.

I do like the composition and more subtle colours in the last shot.

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Old May 30, 2010, 4:08 AM   #3
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umm the first shot was taken with a panasonic fs3.this camera takes awful picture.noise effect was so high.
Rest of the pics were taken by canon dc 40 camcorder.actually i didnt edit the red flower pic.somehow it is looking processed :'
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Old May 30, 2010, 6:16 AM   #4
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Colours are all very good but focus is badly off


When using a digital camera and taking a shot,

push the shutter button half way down and

when you hear the bleep the camera has focused,

then press the button all the way down to take

the shot, if you can't hear the bleep then wait

for a few seconds or so to allow the camera to

focus before taking the shot.


High frequency bleeps are not heard by older people,

this is something that the camera manufacturers have

yet to fix.


Also if you are very close to the plant or flower make

sure the camera is set in macro mode.


Use camera stabilization if available and/or high shutter

speed or a tripod or some other form of steadying.


Make sure the lens of the camera is clean.

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Old May 30, 2010, 9:04 AM   #5
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my camcorder has manual focusing and ev......i used manual focus it was in aperture priority mode....it was set to f\1.8 and ev was -3....i dont like auto focusing yeah my camera lens get dusty very frequently i have to learn moooooooore about focusing
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Old May 30, 2010, 2:35 PM   #6
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A camcorder video streams information to the eye at a multiple of frames

this makes the image look very sharp it's only when you select a

frame from the series you see that the information captured is less

per frame, A digital camera captures more information in one shot

or photo so it looks a lot sharper and has captured more information

the image quality or IQ is a lot higher.

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Old May 30, 2010, 3:22 PM   #7
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yeah thats right.the only reason im using my camcorder is that it has a view finder.i find it real difficult to find the angle without a viewfinder\with a lcd.....im going to get my pentax k-x next month, so i think then this focusing prob will end hopefully but till then i will have to go on with this prob.........is there any way i can improve a little bit with my cam??
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I'd hazard a guess that it's just the forum resizing badly again.

Looking at the last picture, the front leaf is obviously in front of the focus point and the back leaf is obviously behind it but surely some part in-between should have been in focus?

I forget the exact limits but if you resize to no more that 800 on the longest side and file sizes of no more than 250k it should be OK.
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yeah ur right kotletas........iam learning about focusing and so on.......thanks
i will try to resize as u said,will see how it looks then @ martin
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