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achieverswales 5 8 101 Wales
31 Jan 2013 1:26AM
Centre nice and sharp and subtle colours, at f8 most of the flower is in focus, the further from the subject, the more the depth of field increases on a macro lens, get in close and Depth of Field in miniscule, so to focus on the centre only from this distance you could have opened up the lens to f4 or larger.

Regards

Trev.

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taggart Plus
11 46 12 United States
31 Jan 2013 1:39AM
Good advice in Trev.s comment!
Thank you!
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
31 Jan 2013 1:53AM
I like your approach, Jenn. The sharp focus center with the petals slightly soft makes for a very pleasing image.
-=\Walter
31 Jan 2013 2:34AM
Catching the sunshine. Lovely image.....Sandy
JimV 9 6 3 Canada
31 Jan 2013 3:05AM
Brilliant Jennn, don't know that I would want any less DOF than what you have here!
Rgds., Jim
Hermanus 3 4 South Africa
31 Jan 2013 3:24AM
This is a most pleasing image Jenn !! The colours are so soft and complimentary ! Excellent image SmileGrin
fificat100 4 2 2 Scotland
31 Jan 2013 4:53AM
Very pretty image
Lavina
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
31 Jan 2013 6:48AM
I think you have succeeded in your attempt so well, Jenn: very well done.
Ronnie.
31 Jan 2013 7:24AM
Gorgeou shot ,Jenn -very well done..........GrinGrinGrin
dven Plus
10 25 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 7:39AM
A super shot you seem to have achieved what you wanted to do

dven
franken Plus
13 3.7k 4 Wales
31 Jan 2013 7:51AM
Lovely image here.

Ken
AnnChown Plus
6 197 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 7:59AM
A good exercise Jenn with fine tuned focus. Trev has given some good advice for me a learner in this technique.
Ann
LynneJoyce Plus
7 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 8:00AM
A very successful exercise.
WhiteRose1 Plus
6 1.5k 148 England
31 Jan 2013 8:02AM
Excellent camera control, Jenn. I would maybe have flipped the image horizontally though.

Dave
fentiger Plus
14 916 23 England
31 Jan 2013 8:04AM
It has really highlighted your skills as a photographer.

Albert
Tibetan 3 3 England
31 Jan 2013 8:16AM
You have succeeded in what you set out to do Jenn, excellent detail and a nice softness to the petals, like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
mrswoolybill Plus
9 840 1372 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 8:58AM
Yes it works, and the result is beautiful.
But...


Quote:one day when we had too much light


Sigh...
Moira
NDODS Plus
5 4.9k 125 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 9:06AM
A very well executed exercise with a great outcome.

Regards Nathan Grin
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 9:08AM
Superb shot Jenn, , i love it SmileSmileSmile

Hugh
boov Plus
3 2 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 10:04AM
Fabulous shot
lonely_oryx 8 61 54 England
31 Jan 2013 10:13AM
Beautifully presented
saeidNL 6 3 Netherlands
31 Jan 2013 10:37AM
Stunning image, great colours ,nice light and lovely detail..
saeid
Irishkate Plus
5 33 92 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 10:48AM
Lovely image as it is but I know what you were trying to achieve.
Glad you declared your intention so we can all follow Trev's advice.
I'll watch this space for further images.
KateGrinGrinGrin
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 11:16AM
Very nice! Wonderful composition. IB
Suehh 9 39 6 England
31 Jan 2013 11:51AM
So pretty Jenn - softly lovely
jasonrwl Plus
6 1.0k 10 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 12:18PM
.. and extremely successful it was too. Excellent work Jenn
Jason
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
31 Jan 2013 1:02PM
You certainly achieved you goal, this is uniquely lovely.
Maiwand Plus
9 3 71 England
31 Jan 2013 1:13PM
A lovey result from this interesting experiment Jennn.
Ron
Dinky65 3 1 United States
31 Jan 2013 1:40PM
Wonderful shot.
31 Jan 2013 2:27PM
A splendid image and great dof Jenn. Well composed and captured
Jim
EAS 6 1 13 Scotland
31 Jan 2013 3:02PM
Elegant and so very pretty.

Ann
AnneWorner Plus
8 620 43 United States
31 Jan 2013 3:08PM
I must have shut down my computer before you uploaded last night Jenn - just got to this now after perusing the gallery.

Interesting how we both have images where we have attempted to focus on the center of the flower - seems like that's where the focal point should be.

An exercise in control that has worked well. I love the soft pink on the petals of these.

Anne
Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
31 Jan 2013 3:36PM
Worked out really well Jenn; beautiful combination of focus and DOF.
Rende
Superb shot.
Effrossini
saltireblue Plus
5 5.4k 31 Norway
31 Jan 2013 4:18PM
It appears to be reaching for the light, Jennn. Gorgeous image.

Malc
EMJAYCEE Plus
6 9 10 England
31 Jan 2013 4:42PM
You are so dedicated Jennn and this shows in the resuts.
Joan.
Your commitment to the cause has reaped it's rewards, good processing and well presented. nice one Jenn
31 Jan 2013 6:13PM
Lovely, Jenn.

P.
pluckyfilly Plus
9 350 33 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 6:22PM

Quote:You have succeeded in what you set out to do Jenn, excellent detail and a nice softness to the petals, like it, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrinGrin
I will second this statement and add I love the delicate appearance you have captured so well
jdinne 12 16 England
31 Jan 2013 6:26PM
Excellent Jenn, superb presentation.

John
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 6:28PM
Methinks you succeeded with the selective focusing JennSmile

Adrian
LexEquine 9 19 United States
31 Jan 2013 6:51PM
'Superb color Floral Macro' ~ Peter Smile
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
31 Jan 2013 8:23PM
Gentleu tones on this beautiful composition

Peter
Chinga Plus
5 1 1 United Kingdom
31 Jan 2013 11:41PM
Lovely.... IB
marktc Plus
5 85 14 United Kingdom
1 Feb 2013 6:25AM
This is really beautiful Jenn, sorry it's a late vote but things have been hectic this last couple of days
NeilWigan Plus
5 11 15 England
1 Feb 2013 7:28PM
You have achieved your objective with great results.
Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
2 Feb 2013 10:01PM
A beautifully presented floral image Jenn, this is first class
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
2 Feb 2013 11:38PM
This is so beautiful Jennnnnn.Your careful focusing on the centre of the daisy has paid off . Love the light & the delicate edge of pink to the petals. Like the blue background suggests as sunny blue sky xxx
annettep38 Plus
4 217 36 Costa Rica
3 Feb 2013 9:01PM
Very beautiful, you made these humble daisies shine.
And the selective focus worked.
Didn't get the bit about the camera control... I only know to do this by hand with the diaphragm ring on the lens.
7 Feb 2013 7:59PM
Fabulous+++++++
24 Feb 2013 10:17PM
Amazing! How did you get your camera under that very small flower???
Johanna

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