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Flower macro

By mikewatson
I used my Sigma 100mm macro lens to obtain this flower, which I borrowed from my wife's display.
I was trying to get as much depth of field as possible at such a close distance, so used a tripod and cable release and f16 aperture.
I used a neutral coloured back drop with the daylight from behind and a fill in reflector for the foreground, this helped to emphasise the stem and fibre hairs also.

Tags: Flowers and plants Close-up and macro

Voters: NDODS, netta1234, debu and 6 more

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6 5.1k 125 United Kingdom
7 May 2012 7:18AM
A well written and informative pre-narrative, and an equally stunning image.

Regards Nathan

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netta1234 Plus
4 371 2 Wales
7 May 2012 8:09AM
Excellent Macro of a lovely detailed flower Smile
debu 6 India
7 May 2012 8:10AM
Wonderful colourful detailed image.
danmclean 10 1 Australia
7 May 2012 9:35AM
Great detail captured,

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