Monday, June 22, 2009

Flowerburst

I don't know what kind of flower this is, maybe a Zinnia or a Dahlia. I just liked the radiating petals and the vibrant colors, with that little star-shaped pistol or stamen as an extra touch.

Camera info: Nikon D200, 60mm macro lens at f4.5 and 1/160th, ISO 100, cloudy whitebalance

Post processing: cloned out white specks, Punch Drunk from Kubota, Touch of dark on edges, sharpened with the Edge and Popsickle (applied to the center only).

5 comments:

  1. This photo looks like something that would come from Tony Sweet. I really like the off-centered composition. It really adds interest and allows a lot of room for your eye to move around.

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  2. Yes, great shot indeed! It would be interesting to try some Fractalius on it too...

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  3. Nicely done macro Cindy. Your shot really does justice to the beauty of the subject.

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  4. I love the burst of color, great detail and composition. Thanks!

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