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Steps of Petals

By tonymarq
Hi everyone and hope all are ready for there weekend! Well Thanksgiving is great as Bridget gets flowers and i get willing subjects to photograph so a series on a gerber daisy that really had beautiful color and its petals with nice patterns! went for a close up on the petals,little angle and bounced the flash. oh well trying different shoot modes to see what i get. well let me get it back in the vase before Bridget finds out that it's missing,lol!

Shoot mode: night scene program
Shut speed: 0.8
Apeture value: 5.6
Metering mode: Evalutive
Focal Length: 80mm @ macro set
Whit Balance: auto

stay well and great weekend to all!


Tags: Flower Flowers and plants Close-up and macro Gerber daisy

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Lovely close up, good dof, and gorgeous, vivid colour. Presentation is very pleasing.


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User_Removed 11 825 Lithuania
25 Nov 2006 4:52AM
nice crop and close up.... dont put it back though... have the camera ready and grab a shot of the wife,hands on hips,huffing at where her flowers gone!?!... Wink
25 Nov 2006 5:41AM
Awesome -love it. Like the very close crop and Dof

AnnaBanana Plus
9 119 1 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2006 7:10AM
Great tight crop and use of DoF... beautiful vivid colour too! Nice work!!

Anna Smile
25 Nov 2006 7:24AM
A great tight crop makes this a wonderful image Tony.
Beautiful colour.
Love it.
Thank you for kind comments on mine.
glazzaro Plus
11 70 23 United States
25 Nov 2006 7:32AM
Lovely shot Tony, hope you and your family had an excellent Thanksgiving, best wishes and season greetings from Cesie and I. Spot on! CLick!!!

25 Nov 2006 7:34AM
You've created a nice wave of a line through the shot with the in focus petals. Good one Tony

dven Plus
10 25 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2006 7:59AM
I like the softness of this one,

Buffalo_Tom Plus
9 2.3k 9 Wales
25 Nov 2006 8:16AM
Superb close up Tony/Beautiful.
chase Plus
10 1.1k 246 England
25 Nov 2006 8:34AM
Nicely composed Tony,pretty dof & good colour.
Marian Plus
10 62 England
25 Nov 2006 8:42AM
Lovely vidid colour with the focus point on one of the petals, putting the rest in soft focus. Great shot.
Mavis Plus
13 143 2 England
25 Nov 2006 9:09AM
Nice soft close up Tony Marq.Like the crop and colours . xx
arnieg Plus
11 691 England
25 Nov 2006 9:25AM
good close up and colour tony
25 Nov 2006 10:41AM
a beauty, great dof.Would look great on a wall.
thorn Plus
11 124 2 Scotland
25 Nov 2006 11:40AM
Hi Tony,beautiful dof,softness,vivid colour,texture and is it on your wall yet?Outstandingly composed.take care.AnnSmile
thankyou for your kind comments,much appreciated.
Hope you all had a great thanksgiving from us here across the puddle,hugs,AnnSmileSmileSmile
Hanners Plus
10 875 10 Ireland
25 Nov 2006 11:55AM
cracking macro shot.

bliba Plus
10 2 Austria
25 Nov 2006 12:53PM
love the colours
G73photography 9 417 15 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2006 12:57PM
lovely colourfull closeup, G
tomcat Plus
10 6.4k 15 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2006 1:18PM
Works well Tony...especially with the out of focus stem

Glostopcat Plus
9 255 2 England
25 Nov 2006 1:36PM
A super close up shot Tony, love the vivid colour
Jasbe Plus
10 116 England
25 Nov 2006 1:39PM
great shot tony, excellent colours and use of the DoF.
exposure Plus
11 3.2k England
25 Nov 2006 3:24PM
Beautiful selective focussing light colour and composition a lovely image.
ginz04 11 281 18 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2006 5:13PM
hi tony good vibrant colours and lots of detail
ChiliMan Plus
9 135 17 Singapore
25 Nov 2006 5:19PM
This definitely deserves and RC. Beautiful, Tony Smile

ChristineL 10 39 United Kingdom
25 Nov 2006 5:19PM
a lovely macro Tony with great colour and detail,
25 Nov 2006 8:15PM
Great detail, Tony!
Dawn Smile
Joline Plus
9 27 52 United States
25 Nov 2006 8:53PM
Beautiful colors here. Well done.
Super flower shot the dep colour
TyChee Plus
11 269 1 United States
26 Nov 2006 3:30AM
Great close-up and powerful colors!

26 Nov 2006 5:09PM
Great angle on this lovely close-up Tony.

Pegon Plus
10 78 1 England
26 Nov 2006 9:54PM
I like the way you've composed this Tony, nice light and colour. Well done.(Hope you all had a great Thanksgiving).
yjjeep Plus
11 13
27 Nov 2006 3:31AM
Very nice close up.
28 Nov 2006 1:36AM
sooo soooo beautiful Tony!
28 Nov 2006 8:24AM
Nice angle and composition. A good idea, well caught!
gajewski Plus
11 10 9 United States
29 Nov 2006 7:00AM
Tony, VERY interesting macro work. =Walter
30 Nov 2006 8:49AM
Super colours and fine detail.
sputnki Plus
11 10 Canada
3 Dec 2006 7:43PM
Great edge-on treatment Tony. Gives the flower a nice sense of depth!

Sezz Plus
11 617 15 England
10 Dec 2006 6:36PM
Excellent close-up, love the crop Tony.

Sez Smile
pk_nz 11 New Zealand
1 May 2007 10:52AM

virtually no one else would've seen the steps in this flower, and then present it in such a way as to accentuate them.
the green in the BG works very well too.


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