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Orchydée-2


Orchydée-2
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Copyright: Francois DORMOY (dormoy) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 144 W: 4 N: 99] (499)
Genre: Places
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-10
Categories: Nature
Camera: Nikon D100, Nikkor 55mm micro, Digital ISO 200
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-02-02 17:16
Viewed: 1624
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
I took this picture in my home. I had a very messy background to get rid of. So I decided to have my wife to hold a black piece of fabric hanging behind the flower.
I used a flash connected to the camera with an extension cord so that I could move the flash very close to the flower, with a wide white diffuser attached to it to ensure a soft and well spread light.
The difficulty was to maximise the depth of field as this flower was not flat. I had to close the aperture to f42.

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  • mumek Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 221 W: 2 N: 110] (1853)
  • [2005-02-03 6:47]

Very nice capture Francois. Good colors and details.I like very much the contrast between a background and the flower.Very well done
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  • Karey Gold Star Critiquer/Silver Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 73 W: 14 N: 67] (779)
  • [2006-07-16 6:24]

Hi Francois, I like the backgroung, nutral and contrasting. I love the delicate flower, good focus throughout. My only suggestion is to include the left hand tip of the flower, cheers, karey

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