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The Humble Tomato Flower

By teocali
With a sudden cold stiff breeze blowing, I resorted to looking for subjects in the shelter of the greenhouse - nothing exciting, only tomato flowers - not even a caterpillar (suppose I should be grateful as they can strip the tomato plants! LOL)

Settings: F/5 1/1000sec EV-2 ISO160 AV@100mm handheld

Many thanks for your support of my last upload - I'm still experimenting with the new macro lens

Tags: Macro General Plant Flower Close-up Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Bloom Tomato Greenhouse Humble

Voters: RonnieAG, Paul_R, VIKI and 22 more


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Comments


5 Jul 2010 11:09AM
Great shot bet it was warm in there gray.

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Lillian Plus
7 21 17 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2010 11:11AM
Great shot Sylvia, has the moisture as well all around the flower, and be thankful no bugs!!
3 weeks today...BWC and how time flies
Lillian
CarolG Plus
9 195 18 Greece
5 Jul 2010 1:27PM
Beautifully captured and presented, Sylvia, love the water droplets. Carol
Maiwand Plus
9 3 72 England
5 Jul 2010 1:54PM
Super shot Sylvia. We have a few of the in the garden at present abd I had no idea how attractive they are. I will have to learn to look more closely. Excellent.
Ron
pluckyfilly Plus
10 351 33 United Kingdom
5 Jul 2010 4:06PM
wooooooo I am experimenting with a new 300 F2.8 lens damn heavy and I did look at the G2 you spoke of, might have to get me one of those! Love this picture of yours today Sylvia wouldnt have thought to go looking for flowers on the tomato plant, well done
Shroomer 9 14 167 England
5 Jul 2010 4:19PM
Another terrific Macro Sylvia and good pof
Witht the conditions free from wind and movement in the greenhouse I would have gone up to F16 to get a greater dof as it looks just a little shallow on this one. Remember it can be down to 1mm dof at F5 when in very close.
Great work yet again and pleased the lens was undamaged
Richard
DRicherby 7 269 725 United Kingdom
9 Jul 2010 12:02AM
Aha — you've bought the funky IS macro lens. Smile

Very nicely done, though I agree with Richard that it could use more depth of field — in particular, it would be nice to have the furry green leafy bits in sharp focus as well as the flower.

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