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Playing with 'letterbox' crop/framing on macro shots. Does it work? Thanks for viewing.
Sigma 150 Macro @ 1/125 f5.6 ISO-200 sunlit, 80% full frame.
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A wonderful capture, beautiful detail and colours.
WOW What a shot ..... lovely ..
Excellent capture of a beauty.
Beautiful,lambent and excellent detail.
wow,this is beautiful, just perfect, well done, great frame
wonderful detail,good capture.
I think letterbox was introduced to film because with having two eyes aligned horizontally we view things more in a horizontal plane than vertical or square, so a greater width than height is often a better choice. Certainly seems to work here.
A superb shot, well composed and presented with good use of narrow DOF to blur background. The pink flowers compliment the background green well. click
Wow, what a stunning shot, detail and color are superb! I must say that the way you chose to present the shot is brilliant, another great shot to add to your collection! Spot on! Click!!!
Excellent certainly works for me. Must have a go.
Just a gorgeous presentation. Whatever you've done, I like it.
The only way i put it is gorgeous.Great job.
Works well. Great detail. click. John
Wow, What a lovely shot. Great detail, wonderful composition & balanced image.
Great detail. click. Alejandro.
Extremely sharp focus and detail on the wings, - great shot, lovley colour combination.
Very nice clean image.
stunning presentation. love the colour combination well done su excellent sandyb
Beautiful, excellent composition. Love your work!
excellent su. as always so sharp. spot on jimbo
Very nice capture... The frame works. *click*
Excellent shot, beautiful contrast in colours.
Chris & Holli
A Super shot Su. With very nice detail well done
It works for me. I spent all day yesterday trying to get a butterfly shot and failed. Well done
Absolutely gorgeous and stunning. The borders are perfect for this.
outstanding quality shot, beautifully presented, well everything works for me *Click
Very very nice, beautiful love the detail on this one Su
Great presentation and colours. Very sharp and clear
Wow, what a beautiful photo of that gorgeous butterfly sucking nectar form those flowers. Excellent composition, colors and DOF.
As always, Su, perfect!!
Love the shot and love the framing, an excelent picture..
Framing does work. As always the picture is the most important and it's a cracker.
P.S. had to take my 150mm back...compatibility problems with camera and autofocus was very slow. Now with canon 100mm
Yes it works....beautifully,
Wonderful clarity and dof control, excellent colour and detail. Well done Su, a real beauty.
Stunning work & superb presentation too.
great image,well done.
Stunne with a well deservec HC
Absolutely Fantastic!!! congrats on the HC
Works in this case, absolutely beautiful.
Hi Su,Your butterfly is absolutely spot on and the pink flower just compliments it so well.The background brings out both the butterfly and flower perfectly.Great detail,lighting,dof and all that technical stuff.Brilliantly Magical composition!!!!Take care.Ann
Absolutely stunning. This is spot on.
Stunning and beautiful! Yes framing really works for me!
Works a treat, love the colours of this one ;0)
Congratulations on your HC Award Su, well deserved. :0)
I think it worked so well I stole the idea for my upload, sorry hope you dont mind!?
The framing and presentation is good but its the image that takes centre stage for me. I can see why Pete gave it an HC, it has a lovely composition, the subject is pin sharp and the colours combine nicely with the flower.
Was it taken in the wild?
Su This is just Superb. Congrats on both awards. just stunning jimbo
Beautiful capture, composition and presentation.
Excellent work, congratulations on the awards.
Stunning work! Den
Nicely composed shot, well done I think the letterbox type of crop and frame work well on this.
Love everything about this.
A sure winner, Su. Great detail and the colours are amazing. Very well done indeed.
Beautiful detail and colour.
Like your portfolio, Brillant work.
Another one that must have been damn close to an EC - this is beautiful Su, well done
Wow, stunning shot, just so beautiful.
Fantastic shot - beautifully presented.
Just simply STUNNING, Su!
Obviously does work, with 75 clicks...lol...Beautiful!
Now this is how to do a butterfly shot the proffessional way, superb Su.
beautiful colours, details and presentation, fantastic image
Excellent shot! Great colours.
lovely shot,well done
Wow, love it, the colours, cropping, presentation all stunning. Happy 80th!!.
Well done Su, Congrats on the HC!
superb, congrats on HC.
It works well here, a stunning image.
Beautiful compositon and colours. Perfect DOF to give that wonderful soft, muted background.
Superb quality shot.
well done Su...superb
Fantastic detail and colour, with a good dof, and very well presented.
Outstanding quality shot of the very highest order Su.
Lovely colours and as usual a superb capture.
Wonderful, one of the best pics I think I have seen on here too.
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