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I was asked by my camera club last night to set up some still life subjects for the members to shoot. So I did one set up on a dark background (the roses in my previous image) and this one. The idea I had was to show that you can do these with things from you own home, the tea cup, and flowers from the garden and that you can do them without studio lights if you don't have them. The set up was placed on two peices of white foam core board and lit with 3 cheap anglepoise lamps fitted with daylight bulbs. Although, on this I think I should have got an extra light out of the bag to light the top a bit more.
No photoshop on this one apart from being converted from the RAW file, cropped and sharpened.

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 5D MkII
Lens:EF100mm F/2.8 Macro USM
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Focal Length:100mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/10.0
Shutter Speed:0.3sec
Exposure Comp:+1
ISO:100
Exposure Mode:Aperture-priority AE
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
Title:Still life with tea cup
Username:whipspeed whipspeed
Uploaded:12 Aug 2011 - 7:42 AM
Tags:Close-up / macro, Flash / lighting, Flowers & plants
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franken
franken e2 Member 113055 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 7:53 AM

Lovely still life.


Ken

stokesy
stokesy  3 Scotland
12 Aug 2011 - 8:30 AM

lovely still life shot well done, ronnie

whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104039 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 9:01 AM

Thank you.

wonkers
wonkers  5 United Kingdom
12 Aug 2011 - 9:59 AM

Lovely arrangement well captured.

Jill

whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104039 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 10:03 AM

Thanks Jill, I've always been useless at flower arranging, but am teaching myself with these really small ones.

digital_boi
12 Aug 2011 - 10:59 AM

superb excellent work

Graham

whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104039 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Aug 2011 - 11:05 AM

Thank you Graham

gilbertmjake
12 Aug 2011 - 6:50 PM

Great colours & detail, nice one!

Richard_OSullivan

Great image, Just goes to show just because the weathers bad outside our cameras don't need to collect dust.

Rick

whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104039 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Aug 2011 - 8:14 AM

Thank you.

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