First Magnolia Blossom Edit.. plus one more-- Paul

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by Gale, May 15, 2005.

  1. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    I finally got this Beautiful and most fragrant flower. Tough to shoot.

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    Comments and crituque appreciated :>))

    Another one......

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    Ok Paul,

    How about this......
     
  2. MontyDog

    MontyDog

    Jan 30, 2005
    #1064 - You have an error in your SQL syntax;
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Hi Paul,

    They are really great flowers and smell soooo nice.

    I was amazed the flower does not last very long.

    Yes, tough to shoot at the wrong time of day especially.

    Thank you !!!

    Couldn't agree with you more. I did rotate it some.

    I shot with one hand and holding the branch out of the harsh sun.

    Thank you for your ongoing help. Much appreciated.

    Have to try them again....sometime
     
  4. Flew

    Flew

    994
    Jan 25, 2005
    Alabama
    Very well done Gale. I can't believe that you shot these one-handed. I couldn't hold the cam still enough with both hands. 8)

    Which lens?
     
  5. Delicate colors with no blown highlights in the white. Well done Gale.
     
  6. WOW Gale, fantastic shots!! :D :D :D :D
     
  7. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Hi Frank,

    Thank You kindly....

    I really wanted that pic of this flower. Shot some pics the day before and blew them something terrible. So the next day I tried again and knew what was going to happen, so one hand on camera and one on the branch was the only way.

    I did not think I could pull that off even with VR.
     
  8. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Thank You Gordon for those kind words.

    My challenge for this week for sure.
     
  9. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Hi there Dawgy :>))

    Thank you very much.

    OHHHH they smell sooo nice tooo. :>)
     
  10. You really controlled the whites pretty well in this shot. Shot one-handed - well, it's said that women have the steadier hands unless they behold the guy of their dreams :lol:
    I just saw you added a lens baby to your arsenal - fun toy, isn't it?
     
  11. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Harry,

    Thank you very much,

    To tell the truth haven't had a chance to play with the Baby lens yet. Can't wait to take some time at the park and just sit and play and try to see what it does. I sure like the effect of them.

    Should be fun to play with.

    I am not sure which is harder, one handed or shooting white in sunlight and trying to hide the flower in the shade as much as possible. Took many of it till I got it.
     
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