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#1 rdb images

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Posted 23 April 2017 - 03:40 PM

CC please. Focus is on the center flower about 1/2 into the photo - not sure if I should have had the front flowers in focus.Attached File  20170423-Tulips at Peddler's Village-006 copy.jpg   165.86KB   0 downloads



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Posted 23 April 2017 - 04:27 PM

I think you picked focus very well, lovely warm colours.



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Posted 23 April 2017 - 10:43 PM

I have tried taking a bunch of pictures of flowers, and, for me, your choice of focal point is up to you.  Focusing on the front flowers would have blurred the background more if that's what you were looking for.  If you were trying to isolate the flower you chose to focus on, there are a lot of candidates nearby that are in varying states of focus that complicate the isolation process.  I am not sure about the tree limb that comprises the top left part of the picture or the building, or whatever it is, in the top right of the image, but they may distract from your focal point.  I know it's a wishy washy response, but flower photography is an art form; and you've expressed a very nice tulip field with a lot of color and warmth.  There's a nice mix of varying greens that are intertwined as well.  It's kind of in between showing the field and showing a particular flower, so isolating on a particular flower is difficult in this situation.  I think it's personal preference, and if you achieved you objectives for this shot; it's a success.


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Posted 24 April 2017 - 05:08 AM

A great subject for playing with depth of field.

What was your f-stop ?

The colours are so vivid it looks like a fire !  beautiful.



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Posted 24 April 2017 - 08:13 AM

Sorry Roderick, I forgot to include the camera settings-

1/640 sec, f/5.6, ISO100, 38mm.

 

Thanks all for your comments. Very helpful.

 

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