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From our little garden
« on: April 27, 2012, 09:02:10 AM »
We have a little garden in our small balcony. Crysanthemums have started blooming.





With 1680ZA on A580. Lighting is not perfect - made better using a 3ft dressing mirror to redirect light reflecting from the aluminium facade of the next building.
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Re: From our little garden
« Reply #1 on: April 27, 2012, 12:32:55 PM »
First one for me Subbu but the contrasty watermark is offputting on both...john
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« Reply #2 on: April 27, 2012, 01:04:02 PM »
I also prefer the first one.

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Re: From our little garden
« Reply #3 on: April 27, 2012, 03:47:17 PM »
Great lighting, especially on that first one. Very nice.

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Re: From our little garden
« Reply #4 on: April 27, 2012, 08:05:33 PM »
Thanks for the comments.

John, I'd take care of the watemark hereafter. Somehow I like that orange colour but I'd remember your comment.

Clive - I didn't expect good comment on the lighting. The parapet of the balcony is about 4.5ft so it is little dark inside the 'well'. Saw sunlight reflecting into the kitchen from next building and put a mirror to direct it to the flower. The speed at f/4.5 was like 1/50 or so w/o mirror and with mirror it went up to 1/160 on ISO200.
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Re: From our little garden
« Reply #5 on: April 27, 2012, 08:08:45 PM »
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It is hard to explain, but there is something about the lighting that is quite striking. It could be that the white petals are so well defined...every one of them. Whatever you did with that reflected light, worked well. ;)

There is a discussion here about reflected light... at the bottom.

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