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Photographing dandelion seed heads.


iancrowson Plus
5 211 140 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 1:01PM
Has anyone any advice on capturing seeds floating away from dandelion seed heads? Here is my effort: https://www.ephotozine.com/photo/up-and-away-33997461 which is posted in the critique gallery.
Thanks
Ian

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LesJD 3 157 Wales
21 May 2013 3:04PM
chariots-of-fire-2.jpg




35 mm lens,wife holding hairdryer, spray and pray.......just kidding Wink

I just lay the seed heads on some black card stood over it at 90 % and shot.
I think but can't exactly recall, that I blended it with the background in photoshop using multiply as the blend mode. Unfortunately a few years have passed since I created it so my recollection is rather
hazy.
LesJD 3 157 Wales
21 May 2013 3:10PM
dandy-2.jpg



Another version same dandelion but probably using screen as the blend mode. Again my recollection is too hazy to exactly recall.
iancrowson Plus
5 211 140 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 5:08PM
Thanks, thats a good idea. I'll give it a try.
tomcat Plus
9 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
21 May 2013 9:10PM

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