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Splash in Blue

By PeterWoodham
Freezing water droplets was a challenge at my local village photography class and I enjoyed every second of the work, this is another variation on the same theme.

Tags: Specialist and abstract Flowers and plants Digital art

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Sooty_1 5 1.5k 219 United Kingdom
4 Dec 2012 8:51PM
Nice idea, and as I expect you found, hard to capture effectively. This seems to be underexposed... I would expect these colours to be much more vibrant. Better to use an aperture of f/8 or so, for this instead of f/16, and if using your flash in auto ttl, I suggest dialling in a bit of positive exposure compensation on the flash. The red, green and blue should leap off the screen. Some can be recovered in processing, so I expect a mod will come along soon.

Other small points, the rose should be lower in the frame and all of it included...you have clipped the top leaf here. Better to frame more loosely when you aren't sure exactly where the action is going to be. On the other hand, its easy to practice this at home. Good try, just a few tweaks.

Nick

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banehawi Plus
11 1.3k 3399 Canada
4 Dec 2012 10:04PM
Nick speaks, and a mod appears!


Nothing to add to Nicks feedback apart from the mod, - looked at least a full stop underexposed. I think you probably pushed up the saturation to try to recover the shot, as I had to de saturate a lot to get it right.

Check your histogram view on your LCD after a shot, you will jnow right away if the exposure is right.

http://www.luminous-landscape.com/tutorials/understanding-series/understanding-histograms.shtml



Regards


Willie
Focus_Man 6 481 631 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2012 9:44AM
Willie speaks and there is nothing left to say.

Frank
paulbroad 8 109 1010 United Kingdom
5 Dec 2012 5:23PM
The idea is very good indeed, the logo is not. It does look very under exposed resulting in a heavy blue/cyan cast. You put digital art so I suspect you have been playing with the colours here. I think that might have been a mistake. Would prefer the base image with correct colours and saturation, that would have been really good.

Paul
Richsr Plus
9 90 220 England
19 Dec 2012 10:40AM
Some good advice from Willie and Nick
netta1234 Plus
4 307 2 Wales
25 Dec 2012 11:44AM
Lovely image,thank's for your vote on my image on Christmas day
Nadolig Llawen
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pdcche 5 4 United Kingdom
28 Dec 2012 11:10PM
Great shot, Peter..
morpheus1955 9 3 2 United Kingdom
1 Jan 2013 12:08PM
Cracking shot, very clever like it Smile

Hugh

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