Snowdrops

By chase
More of my garden Snowdrops.
Lit by daylight & finished in Photoshop.

A little softer than my 'norm' with a touch of added noise.

I found these quite difficult to photograph as the petals are so very reflective.I used a piece of tracing paper,strategically placed, to hold back some of the light & retain detail in the petals & to reduce highlights on the little glass vase.

Thanks for taking the time to look/comment.
Janet xx

Tags: Spring Glass Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Digitally manipulated Snowdrops

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LynneJoyce Plus
8 20 99 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 7:40PM
Relieved to note that these are from your garden. A lovely shot.

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chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
31 Mar 2014 7:48PM

Quote:Relieved to note that these are from your garden

Oh yes,there are hundreds & hundreds just across the way from me on the edge of a meadow but they look prettier where they are & it's so naughty to collect from the wild.
bricurtis Plus
11 2.0k 49 England
31 Mar 2014 8:04PM
Home grown - lovely Janet - like the vase and the complimentary bg too.
Brian.
Just gorgeous. It is heartening to know that even you find white flowers and glass a challenge Blush. Very best wishes, Fiona
tomcat 10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 8:16PM

Quote:Thanks for taking the time to look/comment.


Always a pleasure JanetWink

Adrian
derekhansen Plus
7 210 24 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 9:17PM
Truly beautiful. The soft light and superb processing make this very special.
Derek
Irishkate Plus
5 33 97 United Kingdom
31 Mar 2014 9:39PM
Good tips here for working with white and glass - stunning result.
Kate GrinGrinGrin
Richsr Plus
9 90 222 England
1 Apr 2014 12:25PM
Makes a good still life Janet, well handled
Regards Richard
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
1 Apr 2014 9:50PM
Thank you everyone.
AnneB50 4 118 18 Scotland
2 Apr 2014 7:05PM
These are just so lovely, thanks for the tips on defusing the light. Its the 'finishing off on Photoshop' that I would struggle with!

Anne
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
2 Apr 2014 7:25PM
Lol Anne...'finishing off' covers a multitude of things Grin
Many thanks for your UA.
Janet xx
Very beautiful, great composition really good tips for dealing with the light and great backdrop.
You nave a great portfolio. Thank you for taking the time to look ,comment on my photo, much appreciated.
Melmount.

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