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Motilla Poppies

Discussion in 'Macro, Flowers, Insects, and Greenery' started by beaucamera, May 28, 2007.

  1. Yes, these are the same ones sometimes called "fried eggs".

    aka beaucamera

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  2. vettenut


    Feb 27, 2006
    Tolland CT
    Never saw these before, it's funny how delicate the petals look, very nice shot. - Jeff
  3. Beautiful shot! Did you take it with the 105mm VR?
  4. Thanks, Vettenut and Sabina.

    Sabina, I took this shot with the 70-200VR with the 17IIE TC. I heard a hawk's cry and thought I'd see if I could find it. I didn't!

    This shot consisted of a couple of layers. I created the background by doing a gaussian blur on the original image. Then I extracted the poppies and placed them on the background image. The muted background comes from the blur in my digital darkroom.

    aka beaucamera
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