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By mellyleth  
Haven't shot anything for a while as I am recovering from an operation. The brilliant thing was that I received loads of get well flowers, so thought I'd better get into the studio and shoot some before they expire Smile

Lit with snoot to the right and softbox to the left. Background was a white wall, but the gradiated lighting gave a nice grey colour.

Tags: Flower Purple Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Lysianthus Flash and lighting

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Comments


dalischone 12 295 Scotland
18 Sep 2006 4:41PM
Beautiful Mel, love the light through the petals and the gorgeous muted colours.

Get well soon and a speedy recovery!

Tracy

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Pogs 10 13 England
18 Sep 2006 5:10PM
Beautiful lighting. Get well soon Smile
JuliaB 11 110 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 5:13PM
striking without being over-powering, in fact strikingly subtle. Julia
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 5:16PM
Thanks folks - appreciate the comments Smile
mickf1 10 2 England
18 Sep 2006 5:21PM
Lovely image, like the lighting and bg.
Mick
bumbleb3 10 358 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 6:05PM
brilliant image.great lighting work
sandy
Tom_H 11 48 1 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 6:43PM
Super shot - love the lighting.
turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 7:13PM
Beautiful lighting on this, soft and clear, hope your feeling better.

Barb Smile
aftertherain 12 4.2k 2 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 7:31PM
Lovely Mel - may I wish you a speedy recovery.
Merl
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
18 Sep 2006 8:05PM
Thank you everyone - I'm getting better Smile
akh Plus
12 1.2k 5 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2006 7:56AM
Just thinking the other day that I hadn't seen you post for a while - welcome back and I hope you are soon back to full health. Really like the lighting in this shot.
Tony
johnjohn01 15 58 England
19 Sep 2006 7:58AM
Beautiful lighting. Excellent work. I hope you recover quickly.
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
19 Sep 2006 2:02PM
Thanks Tony and John. I'm much better thanks Smile
User_Removed 12 17.9k 8 Norway
23 Sep 2006 3:36PM
Beautiful Mel. (As ever!) Wasn't aware that you've been unwell but glad you're 'on the mend'.

Mike
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
25 Sep 2006 3:15PM
Thanks Mike - just had some extremely pleasant (not) jaw surgery!!!
colin 12 697 5 Scotland
24 Apr 2007 9:00PM
Oh, I do hate to see a 29, especially when its deserving of an RC.
Very nice exposure and composition, Mel.
Colin
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
24 Apr 2007 9:26PM
Ha, thanks very much Colin Smile
24 Apr 2007 9:31PM
Nothing neg. to say here. Very nice.
mellyleth 12 212 United Kingdom
25 Apr 2007 8:18PM
Thanks!
celestun 13 29 14 United Kingdom
6 Jul 2008 10:59PM
Fantastic backlighting!

Well done!

Tim

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