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CarolG Plus
11 199 20 Greece
25 Apr 2013 8:07AM
Perfect dof, Barbs, and the lighting is so beautiful. Carol

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andylea 9 37 1 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 8:22AM
brilliant detail barbara wonderful colour and dof nice to see a sunny capture it's raining here Sad a cracker nice one Wink
RonnieAG Plus
8 154 118 Scotland
25 Apr 2013 8:47AM
Very nicely captured, Barbara, fine detail right down to the spider silk.
johnke 4 223 15
25 Apr 2013 9:11AM
Perfection Barbara.....John
morpheus1955 11 3 2 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 9:26AM
Fantastic shot Barbara, fabulous colours and detail, perfect

Lovely these yellows brightens up a grey day no end
25 Apr 2013 10:11AM
excellent Barbara the light is perfect showing off this splendid yellow at its very best. Your framing of the capture is on the money fine dof and detail and texture fine work.

Thanks again for your UA today on my wee upload from Glasgow university, wee email in the post thanks again

Hermanus 5 4 South Africa
25 Apr 2013 10:16AM
This is a superb image Barbara !! I am impressed Smile
lonely_oryx 10 61 55 England
25 Apr 2013 10:46AM
Excellent lighting on the bloom
boov 5 2 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 11:25AM
Super shot
Chinga Plus
7 3 1 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 11:42AM
Stunning work Barbara! Grin
achieverswales 7 8 101 Wales
25 Apr 2013 12:24PM
Excellent textures and great detail Barbara even the spiders web showing, like it a lot.


Jasper87 Plus
7 1.9k 150 England
25 Apr 2013 12:34PM
Light and colour is what it is all about for me, Barbara.

Mrsbass 5 2 1 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 12:42PM
Love the subtle light in this image - gorgeous dof and shadow.
Fefe Plus
6 23 31 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 12:45PM
Wow Barbara...... this is lovely, fantastic colour and detailGrinGrin

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Sure I will be back on track next timeGrin
danbrann 13 636 17
25 Apr 2013 1:09PM
Great light and the web is a bonus. Super image Barbara.
mex 9 27 3 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 1:11PM
Again super detail, colour, comp.
cheers phil.
Daisymaye Plus
9 23 13 Canada
25 Apr 2013 1:30PM
Stunning colour and super detail. Well captured Barbara.......Sandy
A bit more contrast would help some Barbara and get rid of the yellow border it degrades the colour of the Flower.

LynneJoyce Plus
9 20 99 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 1:35PM
All of the above apart from the thing about the border which I like.
Ayoob 6 Australia
25 Apr 2013 2:29PM
Really lovely detail and lighting -great piece of work , Barbara.............Grin
NDODS 7 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 3:32PM

Quote:A bit more contrast would help some Barbara and get rid of the yellow border it degrades the colour of the Flower.


A wonderfully bright and cheerful floral composition Barbara, however for me the colour seem to be somewhat over saturated, below is a little snippet which I gleaned from some past notes which I hope you will find useful.

Photographing Yellow

'Yellow & white flowers can be tricky to photograph (especially on bright sunny days). These colours tend to overexpose easily. For better results try to photograph them in the shade.'

The truth is that bright yellow reflects more light than an averaged tone 18% gray card, green grass or matt green leaves although not so much as white. This means that using an uncorrected TTL in-camera reading will result in dingy looking yellows that are underexposed. Essentially, you need to open up on the metered reading. This can be done either by manually metering a matt green leaf lit in the same way as the yellow flower or by using exposure compensation (need to use a + value to increase the exposure to compensate for bright yellow). Depending on how much of the frame is filled with yellow and whether there are other tones in the shot, the exposure increase can be as much as a stop or more.

Regards Nathan Grin
TrevBatWCC Plus
9 12 11 England
25 Apr 2013 3:44PM
The light's picked out the web very well, Barbs - a lovely close-up...and I like the yellow border...Wink
Trev Smile
25 Apr 2013 8:53PM
Fantastic colour and detail, wonderful image
taggart Plus
13 47 13 United States
25 Apr 2013 9:43PM
Tello and sun-- great for the mood--- keep watching and looking!
gajewski Plus
13 10 9 United States
25 Apr 2013 9:56PM
A beautiful shot with nice detail. The learning curve is what this site is all about.
capto Plus
5 4.8k 8 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2013 10:21PM
Sunshine yellow = happiness.Smile

Humblebee 5 1 England
25 Apr 2013 11:06PM
A beautiful image, Barbara, and it is amazing how the tones can vary in different lighting conditions ... Carol Grin

Glad to hear I am not the only one to experience a rough time at the the vets Wink Mitch was fine afterwards, it was me that ended up with a rotten twinge in my back GrinGrinGrinGrin
27 Apr 2013 1:34AM
Excelente manejo de la luz..

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