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Wildflowers in Big Sur

Posted by
Barbara Kile (Ft. Worth, United States) on 5 September 2011 in Art & Design and Portfolio.

Taking a flower image in its natural environment is unusual for me, but I was on a trail and saw these little ones. I had my 80-200 mm, f/2.8 lens on my camera along with a 500D diopter close up lens on the front of the lens, so went with a wide open shallow depth of field shot.

I also processed this image with SnapArt3 and liked that result, but decided to post the 'straight' shot. :)

NIKON D300 1/320 second F/2.8 ISO 400 262 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Tracy from La Selva Beach, United States

I love these little flowers! We call them "Sticky Monkey" out here...I have no idea what the real name is, but you have captured their happy personalities!

5 Sep 2011 5:17am

B. Thomas from Arlington, Texas, United States

Pretty little flowers. I like the selective focus.

5 Sep 2011 5:20am

Mirjam from Kyiv, Ukraine

simple and beautiful

5 Sep 2011 6:00am

Riccardo from Rome, Italy

Very simple but soooo glamour!!

5 Sep 2011 6:34am

Ralph from Overijssel, Netherlands

2.8 works fine here, good job!

5 Sep 2011 11:12am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

Looks like there are some raindrops there...I like this and would also like to see the treated version you refer to! stars. ^)^

5 Sep 2011 1:53pm

Gary from Cochise County, United States

Bold contrasting colors catch my eye here.

5 Sep 2011 3:14pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Excellent DOF control in this shot Barbara! Well done! ;-)

5 Sep 2011 8:01pm

Mamyni from Argenteau-Visé, Belgium

Two small china flowers
Lovely!

5 Sep 2011 8:23pm

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

Gorgeous!

7 Sep 2011 2:53am

Steve from Camdenton, United States

Very nice shot in the natural environment! Nice soft colors in the back ground.

7 Sep 2011 6:42pm

pedro alexandre from loures, Portugal

beautifull macro

30 Oct 2011 2:21am

NIKON D300
1/320 second
F/2.8
ISO 400
262 mm (35mm equiv.)

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