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turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 5:20AM
You've caught this extremely well - especially the sun in the cup of the Buttercup - who likes butter


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17 May 2005 5:28AM
Thank you
hermin 12 2 Israel
17 May 2005 5:37AM
backlight rulz. good tones and matching colors. Dunno why, but I'd flip it horizontally
17 May 2005 5:39AM
You know I thought of that too hermin... strange eh
denka 11 7 Finland
17 May 2005 5:41AM
Great presentation of this buttercup. The DOF is great and the light.

turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 5:41AM
I'm no expert - but the focusing is concentrated on the outside - you would have to come in from a different angle to get the centre - as using AF sometimes I use this for convenience but then I will go into the A Setting - so I can be selective on my aperture and EV values - getting the whole image focused also depends on what lense your using - these are things I would do - I'm no where near up to scratch especially to some of the images on here -

17 May 2005 5:45AM
Thanks turtle1 Smile
tmann 11 4 2 United States
17 May 2005 5:46AM
lovely capture, color and detail...
brian1208 Plus
13 11.1k 12 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 5:46AM
Barbara is right about the point of focus - I think, although it may just be an effect of the "glare" that comes the bright light in the cup.

I find yellow almost immpossible to expose / focus properly. I don't know if it is a characteristic of the canon CMOs sensor or not?

I like this image despite the comment above. The detail of the hairs on the flower and the contrast with the soft green background is lovely

17 May 2005 5:50AM
Thanks brian1208 playing with and balancing ISO and F stops and also under exposing seems to be the key I guess. I will keep pplaying and experimenting
17 May 2005 5:56AM
I agree about the focus and the 'glare'. What do you have the contrast set to on your camera, sometimes it needs taking down a notch. The Pentax I use struggles with reds and yellows, I was trying to find some information that Mattmatic gave me on this particular issue but struggling to track it down. Underexposing could solve the problem. K.
juliem 11 613
17 May 2005 5:57AM
I think this is a lovely shot,basically just a weed which looks gorgeous here,the light I like and the detail of the hairs is great.The muted b/g is good too.
17 May 2005 5:59AM
Thanks answersonapostcard, the first shots where upped by one on saturation and sharpness and exposure was default, I had to set SAT and SRP to default and underexpose by 2 steps... then it seemed to work. Well better any way
cameragirl 12 43 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 6:34AM
Wonderful close up! Love the colour and composition!
17 May 2005 7:30AM
Great composition giving an eye-catching image. Well done.
gemm 12 800 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 7:40AM
Great shot! Looks like it's really glowing. Love the detail too.
ericfaragh 13 132 3 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 11:36AM
Lovely close details.
terry_cavner 11 332 United Kingdom
17 May 2005 9:57PM
Superb Shot
liparig 12 233 United States
31 May 2005 3:02PM
great shot well composed

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