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Softly

By cattyal  
An attempt at something softer for a change which is not my usual style. My attempt at in camera composition ie. no cropping has resulted in quite a tight fit but these flowers have gone over so this will have to do until I buy some more.

Taken in natural light against a sheet of photo paper - the only plain white background I could find though of course it hasn't come out white!

Tags: Flowers and plants

Voters: UserRemoved, brian1208, Jasbe and 32 more

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Comments


brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2006 10:14AM
Beautiful tones and detail. Maybe a touch tight in the corners for my taste but a good composition for all that - I like it

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Jasbe 11 116 England
5 Jan 2006 10:19AM
Lovely shot, the colours and presentation are wonderful.
Jason
Dennie 11 260 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2006 10:35AM
Looks great. lovely flower shot.Denise x
bill c 12 1 England
5 Jan 2006 11:13AM
Lovely delicate looking image, superbly presented.

Bill
dp 12 163 3 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2006 11:45AM
Nice composition. Exposure is spot on. Not easy.

Dave
flakeyflower 11 17 Scotland
5 Jan 2006 12:09PM
love the B/G not easy getting nice shades of grey to go with white, really pretty

lynne
5 Jan 2006 12:16PM
lovely shot and composition
samantha
turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
5 Jan 2006 12:50PM
Super composition and lighting
Barb
cattyal Plus
11 7.8k 6 England
5 Jan 2006 12:56PM
Thank you everyone - I must admit that I thought this would be one of my lead balloon pictures so am pleased to be proved wrong.

Barbara - actually I've been trying to emulate your soft style of flower pictures but with little success so far but will keep trying. I privately refer to the style as the Turtle effect Smile

Alison
Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
5 Jan 2006 1:15PM
great composition and love the presentation
hebdens 10 5
5 Jan 2006 1:45PM
great shot,love the subtle lighting.
nikon Plus
13 144 1 England
5 Jan 2006 2:06PM
I like the composition but felt the whites were a little blown, but thats just a personal preference. Took the liberty of trying to cool it doown a little, what do you think.

Dave.
Desh_M 11 387
5 Jan 2006 7:51PM
Lovely, fresh
Great shot
MiemieW 11
5 Jan 2006 8:25PM
Congratulations on a very nice photo.
Leo 14 46 9 England
5 Jan 2006 10:00PM
Subtle is the word Al..lovely pastel shades. One click to go!! (g)
Leo
Brogan 10
5 Jan 2006 11:07PM
A beautiful composition and a good choice of frame.
peter_oak 11 1 England
6 Jan 2006 1:15AM
Well done lovely shot
akh Plus
12 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
6 Jan 2006 2:25AM
Like the overall composition and exposure but as you have said it is a bit tight in the frame.
Tony
cattyal Plus
11 7.8k 6 England
6 Jan 2006 10:32AM
Thanks again everyone.

Thanks too for the mod Dave - I did wonder about the white and whether it should be tweaked and you've done a good job on it.

I'll leave a bit more background as well next time!

Alison
mulder 10 United Kingdom
8 Jan 2006 4:30AM
Beautiful picture.




Floyd
adrianj 11 48
22 Jan 2006 6:24AM
The light background highlights the flower.
Thanks for comments on my "Triffid" pic.
It was a 12" ruler.
As per your photos , modfiying the photos , has a greater effect.
Adrian
adrian.jones1@virgin.net
cattyal Plus
11 7.8k 6 England
22 Jan 2006 12:23PM
Hello Adrian - I was worried for a bit that my comments on your picture hadn't gone down very well. Pleased to hear that you're not bearing a grudge Smile

I'm glad you approve of this one and thanks for stopping by!

A belated thank you to you too Floyd!

Alison

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