Once again using the Lensbaby with a closeup filter. I thought these flowers are Coneflowers but could not find any examples to confirm that. I did not increase the saturation in this image, but it was taken in late evening in the shade and I have always found that my Lensbaby lenses produce much darker and richer images without changing any camera settings. I can switch back and forth between other lenses and the Lensbaby and the difference is very notable even in the LCD.
Nikon D200, Lensbaby Composer with close up filter, +3 exposure compensation, ISO 160, cloudy whitebalance
PP: Increased exposure, recovery, fill light and blacks slightly in ACR. In CS3 used a levels layer for global brightening, combined 2 more images to get the center of the flower in focus, used Touch of Light on the petals, sharpened with the highpass filter in softlight mode
SC Christmas Digital Papers
6 months ago