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water lily

By zarquon  
A water lily in a pond. It was just a snapshot, captured while on another job. The aim was to produce an almost monochromatic feel. I had wanted to balance the composition so that the flower had just a little more attractive power than all other compositional elements. The splash of pink helps to create the illusion that the flower is the centre of attention, while remaining quite a subtle part of the whole.

ISO 100 - 35mm at f/8.0 and 1/30th of a second

Tags: Colour Water lily Single flower Wildlife and nature

Voters: chrissyste, Barbaraj, lonely_oryx

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Barbaraj 15 450 England
26 Jun 2008 11:34AM
Reminds me of monet painting.
lonely_oryx 14 61 55 England
26 Jun 2008 7:56PM
Great composition

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