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Chrysanth glow

By jstock  
Weather outside is alternating between truly dull and completely crazy storms. So, back to indoor shots.

I've setup a light tent so that I can get more subtle lighting effects. This is my attempt at a more abstract view of the disk of a chrysanthemum.

I don't have very powerful lights, so this was 10 seconds at f22. I was really close so I needed to stop down to get some dof.

I've tried to keep the colours and photoshop treatment fairly subtle.

Tags: Flowers Macro Flower Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Chrysanthemum Wildlife and nature

Voters: plugin, AnneWorner, imagio and 21 more

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AnneWorner 10 620 43 United States
25 Jan 2008 1:35AM
Was this handheld?? Wink
Joking aside, I really like the effect of the long exposure on this shot. The flower has a lovely softness to it, yet is well detailed. Nice work.

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User_Removed 10 172 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2008 3:23AM
Excellent close up
CarolG 11 199 20 Greece
25 Jan 2008 4:53AM
Beautiful soft image, great close-up. Carol
25 Jan 2008 5:52AM
Wonderful detail and composition Jon, well done.

JudeC 11 6 3 England
25 Jan 2008 6:39AM
Beautiful shot - Jude.
SKavanagh 10 312 5 England
25 Jan 2008 6:45AM
Excellent shot
GalleryGirl 10 4 2 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2008 7:16AM
Pretty colour and super detail.
Marilyn x
climbing_orchid 13 321 1 United Kingdom
25 Jan 2008 8:49PM
Gorgeous image - beautiful
Liz x
Boagman65 11 2 1 Scotland
25 Jan 2008 11:06PM
Great close up Jon it has a real nice softness to it and I particularly like the offcentre composition.

hellsbells8868 9 151 2 Wales
19 Aug 2008 6:33PM
I love this, very pretty, love the crop and the framing..

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