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Blushes

By chase
A Lily from a Tesco's bunch.A lovely pink blush to the edges of the petals.

Just playing with light,this is lit in the centre by a small torch,in a daylit room.Trying to highlight the stamen colour & detail.
I wanted to show the softness of the petals but still keeping the detail in the centre.

F11 manual mode
2 secs.with tripod
ISO 100
Spot metering..from the bg.
Raw converted in C1LE,levels adjustment,slight crop & border added in CS2

Thankyou for looking.
Janet

Tags: Flower Lily Pink Lighting Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Torchlight Flash and lighting

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Comments


phillj 16 2 England
2 Aug 2006 12:00PM
Another exceptional shot for your portfolio.
Great lighting.

PhillJ
Chant57 16 395 3 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 12:01PM
The light is so effective, like the stamen detail and shadows.
C
Rodmac 16 17 Scotland
2 Aug 2006 12:02PM
Nice comp and good use of light, very good detail.
Rod
2 Aug 2006 12:07PM
Fabulous lighting.

Simon
Keelo 19 18 Australia
2 Aug 2006 12:07PM
Gorgeous light and presentation Janet, love it.
jeanie Plus
18 6.0k 6 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 12:14PM
Hi Janet, lovely illumination here... nicely done.

Jeanie
JouŠo 18 56 Finland
2 Aug 2006 12:16PM
Hi Janet...
Beautiful as ever..............

Jouko
lynsfiona 18 5
2 Aug 2006 12:21PM
Lovely capture, wonderful and imaginative use of light. Lyns x
chase Plus
17 2.4k 644 England
2 Aug 2006 12:41PM
Thankyou all.
I seem to have lost a little bit of detail on upload..looks good in print though!
Janet xx
CathyT 16 7.3k 18 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 1:15PM
Very nice Janet and yes, imaginitive use of light for this shot, works well.
tull 19 181 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 1:52PM
Really beautifully lit Janet just love the subtle colours and excellent detail.

Mark.
C_Daniels 17 399 10 England
2 Aug 2006 2:04PM
Superb Janet - like the lighting and shadows!
Maddie 17 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 2:44PM
nice one Janet
terry_cavner 17 332 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 3:24PM
Oh Yeah....Love It
Kool_Kat 16 166 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 3:36PM
Beautiful love the lighting on this
Kath
ChristineL 17 39 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 3:43PM
Lovely lighting Janet,
Chris.
AlanBW 16 20 England
2 Aug 2006 3:44PM
Very effective lighting, nice work
Love the light on this photo,

Sue
MaryMac 16 258 1 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 4:13PM
really good shot I must try and experiment like this the result is so good
Mary
2 Aug 2006 4:24PM
Excellent lighting, great details too. Well shot.
Ceciliat 17 6 Philippines
2 Aug 2006 4:29PM
Beautiful lighting,colours, details and composition are perfect. Very well done!
juldon 19 78 England
2 Aug 2006 5:03PM
I love the lighting on this it really shows the flower.....

Julie
Mavis 20 143 2 England
2 Aug 2006 5:21PM
Beautifully lit Janet . Think it is the one called Lollipop. Elegant and mysterious . xx
plugin 18 1 Canada
2 Aug 2006 5:28PM
Beautiful!
Jim
chase Plus
17 2.4k 644 England
2 Aug 2006 5:41PM
Thankyou.

Maeve..thanks for the name,I hadn't seen one like this before & when I bought them they were all buds so I didn't quite know what I was getting,nice surprise though.

Janet xx
PatrickSmith 17 1.2k 2 United States
2 Aug 2006 6:50PM
You caught the light just right. The brightly lit important parts are against a solid dark background. It looks like an exhibit in a museum.
Patrick
thorn 18 124 2 Scotland
2 Aug 2006 8:07PM
Hi Janet,a beautiful lollipop flower,excellent detail,lighting,exposure and presentation.Superb image.Take care.AnnSmile
exposure Plus
18 6.1k United Kingdom
2 Aug 2006 10:13PM
Beautiful lighting exposure tone and detail.
Pauline.
taggart Plus
18 47 15 United States
2 Aug 2006 10:28PM
Reminds me of a dancer on stage-- just highlighting the "action"--i.e. important parts-- Very well thought out and implemented-- Jennnnnnnnnn
banehawi Plus
18 2.8k 4323 Canada
2 Aug 2006 10:48PM
Really like this delicate and subdued image.

W
glazzaro 17 70 23 United States
3 Aug 2006 3:50AM
Beautiful shot, almost as if a show unto itself the way the light seems to put the stamen in the spot light, trully remarkabe presentation. Spot on! Click!!!

Greg
DolphinLady 16 54 1 Wales
3 Aug 2006 6:56AM
This is a wonderful image Janet.
Love what you've done with the lighting.
I think that sometimes we get our best pics just by "messing" around..I've done it a couple of times, then forgotten what I've done, so can't do it again.lol lol
Hilary.
chrissd 16 304 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2006 9:22AM
oh yes top shot
chris
bricurtis Plus
17 2.7k 53 England
3 Aug 2006 10:07AM
Well lit centre with excellent detail Janet, that works very well. I dont know why but the pink has not come up too well on my monitor it seems dark.The image has got a nice overall look though.

Brian.
Ade_Osman 19 4.5k 36 England
3 Aug 2006 12:10PM
Hmmm.....Lovely!

Ade
akh Plus
18 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
3 Aug 2006 4:14PM
The lighting is really great in this.
Tony
tonymarq 17 1 United States
4 Aug 2006 2:25AM
Janet trully stunning flower image and the light is perfect on it!

stay well
tonymarq
GillyB 17 317 8 United Kingdom
4 Aug 2006 10:38AM
Beautifully taken Janet, superb lighting!
gill
KBan 17 512 4 United Kingdom
5 Aug 2006 7:43AM
nice work Janet
keith
evelen 17 5 England
7 Aug 2006 5:19PM
beautiful shot great lighting and colour tones.
eve.
8 Aug 2006 4:15AM
very nice way that you have lit the image. very effective. well done!

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