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That time of year again by the looks of things!

Thought this might be sufficiently different to the norm for a bell shot!

Slightly helped out by PS as needed to blur the b/g a bit more to get the effect I wanted, as my lens doesn't have a large enough aperture to get this completely in camera! Bombs Away!
Wink

Camera:Canon EOS 40D
Lens:sigma 70-300mm APO DG MACRO
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Title:Bells
Username:martinl martinl
Uploaded:24 Apr 2012 - 6:41 PM
Tags:Bluebells, Flowers & plants, Park, Sheffield, Woolley woods
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nicedayout
nicedayout Plus Member 3nicedayout vcard England
24 Apr 2012 - 6:49 PM

great lighting lovely. Jamie

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BillyGoatGruff
BillyGoatGruff Plus Member 7191 forum postsBillyGoatGruff vcard England199 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2012 - 7:56 PM

Weird composition....I like it...but then I am fairly weird according to some Wink

There is actually a good panoramic lurking in here, should you feel the urge...Smile

Bill

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martinl
martinl Plus Member 11256 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2012 - 8:15 PM

Have a peep at the variants now Bill.
Any good?

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jennialexander
jennialexander Plus Member 1045 forum postsjennialexander vcard United Kingdom
24 Apr 2012 - 8:19 PM

V2 for me
Jenni

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Philo
Philo Plus Member 488 forum postsPhilo vcard England83 Constructive Critique Points
24 Apr 2012 - 8:44 PM

I wasn't sure this worked but V2 definitely does.
Phil

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martinl
martinl Plus Member 11256 forum postsmartinl vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 9:46 AM

Cheers for the feedback folks. I knew this would be a challenging composition, which is why I posted it, as I didn't just want to post the normal type bluebell shot.

Yes the Pan crop does work and I like the cropped shot, but I still like the original, as I think it make you work just that bit harder, and it's kinda different to the type of stuff i usually post.
Smile

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martin.w
martin.w Plus Member 12359 forum postsmartin.w vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:03 PM

My kinda bluebell shot as I like different. Like the crop too.....though I might have cropped even further from the top to the level where the blue starts. Wink

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dp Plus Member 10163 forum postsdp vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
25 Apr 2012 - 8:07 PM

V1 for me Martin.

Dave

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h4rsx
h4rsx Plus Member 5h4rsx vcard United Kingdom5 Constructive Critique Points
30 Apr 2012 - 12:12 PM

Both work well in my opinion mate. And a lovely shot. Always good to challenge yourself with something a little different and in this case its paid off nicely. Wink

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Steve-T
Steve-T Plus Member 751 forum postsSteve-T vcard England66 Constructive Critique Points
1 May 2012 - 9:36 PM

V2 makes the better composition and click for trying something different Smile Steve

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