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By mattmatic  
Macro of rose.

ISO8000, 135mm, f/9, 1/125s (handheld)
(yes eight thousand Tongue )

Turned B&W and toned in LR3

Tags: Pink Rose Flowers and plants

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7 Oct 2011 4:51PM
Very pretty! Smile

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mattmatic 13 598
7 Oct 2011 5:07PM
Thanks Claire Wink
RobinF 10 83 1 England
7 Oct 2011 10:48PM
Lovely surreal quality to this Matt and an amazing capture given 125s on ISO8000, must have been nearly pitch black wherever you were!
kind regards,
Lydia 5 4 Greece
8 Oct 2011 8:03AM
Yes, why would you use 8000, was it deliberate for the effect or did you need to you use it. I'm not good at technicals but the finished result is just beautiful Smile
mattmatic 13 598
11 Oct 2011 11:24AM
Thanks Robin & Arrietty Wink
Arriety - it was deliberate. There was a breeze blowing the flowers, this rose was about 5.5ft up, and I had to take it hand held - the light was right on this rose - and I needed a reasonably high shutter speed to ensure reasonably sharp image. ISO8000 has some luminance noise in the K5, but it's like fine film grain, and Lightroom 3 handles it very well.

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