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Columbine

By shaun
Taken in my back garden just after sunset. It was quite windy so it took many attempts to get the look I wanted, but got there in the end! Off camera flash used to capture the main image (2nd curtain sync). The blue 'ghost' image was what the ambient light captured.

I've boosted the contrast and saturation a bit during raw conversion but otherwise as shot.

[100mm, f/2.8, 3.2s, ISO200, Flash (FEC -1, off camera)]

Tags: Flash Flower Columbine Flowers and plants Slow sync Second curtain

Voters: KarenFB, Maddie, ChristineD and 12 more


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KarenFB Plus
11 4.8k 171 England
26 May 2006 6:01AM
An interesting effect - love the colours!

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26 May 2006 6:07AM
A great effective image
AlanBW 11 20 England
26 May 2006 6:11AM
Very eyecatching image
26 May 2006 6:48AM
I love it, original and refreshing. Click

Mabelle
shaun 14 368 England
26 May 2006 7:51AM
Thanks for the comments for far... anyone know what the flower is called? It's lost its tag and I can't remember what it is!
beriah 11 1 Canada
26 May 2006 8:12AM
stunning! think it's a columbine
Blenkinsopp 11 320 4 England
26 May 2006 11:02AM
excellent work
lovely effect
26 May 2006 12:47PM
Fantastic image and colour,like it ALOT!!!
John.
pamelajean Plus
11 994 1924 United Kingdom
27 May 2006 10:45AM
This is an incredible image, the colours are so vibrant and the "shadow" in blue enhances the shot. Wow!
Was prompted to view your pf and enjoyed what I have seen so far.
alfpics Plus
15 361 1 England
18 Apr 2007 7:16PM
Only just seen this, Shaun.
A very interesting/ effective shot
Andy

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