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Leaves

By arhab
Tried something different. shoot against the sky, Comment and critique welcome

Tags: Flowers and plants

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pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 5:23PM
I like this, Muhamad, it works for me.
Pictures of foliage can be boring unless you present them in an interesting way, which you have done here.
Shooting into the light has worked to your advantage, giving you a clean white background with just the leaves in your frame.
You also have dimension because the leaves overlap, and there is a nice effect with the back ones being a lighter green, which helps to separate the layers instead of them merging too much.
There are only a few small bits of stalk that have suffered from the backlighting, causing them to lose definition, so you did well.
Also, the majority of the leaves are in focus and the veins nicely defined, and the shapes are very attractive too.
Well done for trying something different, and pulling it off.
Pamela.

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arhab Plus
3 43 2 Indonesia
18 Oct 2012 5:37PM
Thank you Pam. I have seen something similar as it on other member pf. So i want to try it. Because it looks very interesting. Actually, I never thinking sky can be a very nice background before.Smile
pamelajean Plus
10 949 1781 United Kingdom
18 Oct 2012 5:37PM
I have done a modification where I cropped to eliminate some of the large patches of white and to place the stem on the left thirds intersection. I like your image, but thought this might help you to look for your main vertical when shooting and place it accordingly.
Pamela.
arhab Plus
3 43 2 Indonesia
18 Oct 2012 6:21PM
Thank you Pam, i understand what you mean. At that time, i only focus to the foliage and not thinking to place the stem on the thirds intersection.Smile must be carefull next time Wink

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