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author Stuart Holmes
   
subjectMacro
title Summer Color or Flowers of a Flower
date7/15/2016 12:16:41 AM
detailsI've been away a while! This is just some playing with my latest camera, a Sony R100 Mk IV and a bougainvillea bloom in the front yard. This has had some rotation and a slight crop. 1/1600 f/1.8 ISO 250 +1.75 Exposure comp in LR

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1 Ray Griffiths ( )   (7/15/2016 2:50:25 AM)
I like the colour but focus seems off
2 Stuart Holmes   (7/15/2016 10:46:35 AM)
#1 Ray Griffiths( ): I did intent for the focus to be very shallow, but there is a section of the bud near the center of the frame that comes in front of the focus point. Would you suggest a different placement of focus of simply prefer more DoF?
3 Ray Griffiths ( )   (7/15/2016 3:36:11 PM)
#2 Stuart Holmes:
I reckon more depth to bring all three flowers into focus against the backdrop of colour.
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4 Stuart Holmes   (7/15/2016 5:11:35 PM)
#3 Ray Griffiths( ): I think you are right. I'll have to play around with this camera a bit more!
5 Koduck   (7/15/2016 10:52:32 PM)
Shallow focus is a great tool but too shallow here.
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