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achieverswales 6 8 101 Wales
1 Jan 2014 7:16PM
The background colour does compliment the yellow rose, wonderful detailed capture.



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1 Jan 2014 7:38PM
Beautifully presented
ali63 Plus
4 756 1 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2014 7:53PM
Lovely image,

ColleenA Plus
4 319 4 Australia
1 Jan 2014 8:25PM
A beautiful rose and a stunning capture
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
1 Jan 2014 8:51PM
A beautiful yellow rose which you have photographed and presented so superbly
1 Jan 2014 10:11PM
1 Jan 2014 10:42PM
Brilliant capture and presentation !
Happy New Year !
2 Jan 2014 2:57AM
For some reasson, this reminds me of a Victorian lady's frilly knickers - not that I would be an expert Blush
I have attempted to photograph glass & crystal in a light cube, for my firm & found that the light was stronger in some areas, resulting in blown out areas (glass is highly reflective). I can see some areas in your beautiful Rose where the saturation had degraded; a result of the lighting inside the cube. We tried to difuse the light, using pieces of net curtain - it was not entirely successful for glass, but may work for flowers?
You are right about the background, Keith. It suits this Rose and stem perfectly Smile

Hermanus 4 4 South Africa
2 Jan 2014 5:59AM
Beautiful ! I love the colour !!
dark_lord Plus
12 1.8k 329 England
2 Jan 2014 11:02AM
Thanks for your observation Simon. The RAW file has captured all the detail. In this case I was using a spedlight with no diffuser, positioned outside the cube. I was trying out my new radio trigger and had this subject to hand.
On other occasions I've used a softbox on a flash so that the light gets double diffused and that does give softer light. It's even better with two flashes for more even lighting but I do like some directionality for most subjects.

2 Jan 2014 3:08PM
A beauty Keith, gorgeous rose and background GrinGrin


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