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Adrian David
07-11-2010, 03:54 PM
Model = NIKON D300
Exposure Time = 1/400"
F Number = F14
Exposure Program = Aperture priority
ISO Speed Ratings = 400
Exposure Bias Value = 0EV
Max Aperture Value = F4.76
Subject Distance = 0.32m
Metering Mode = Spot
Sensing Method = One-chip color area sensor
Exposure Mode = Auto exposure
White Balance = Manual white balance
Focal Length In 35mm Film = 157mm
Lens = nikkor 105mm/f:2,8 VR

Milkweed flower closeup...:)

Bob Miller
07-11-2010, 09:36 PM
This flower doesn't look like it belongs in this galaxy does it? Nice title. I like the image sharpness and you handled the bg well!

Roman Kurywczak
07-12-2010, 11:58 AM
Hey Adrian,
I do think the square presentation was almost a must here....so it does work for me! I do also like most of the BG.....except the brighter pinkish area above the bloom...around 12:30. I have debated lightening the shadow areas a bit......but then it will take away from the predator look.....but is is an option for you to explore. Nicely handled all around and very well seen!

Adrian David
07-13-2010, 12:04 PM
Thank you very much for your comments!

Jackie Schuknecht
07-13-2010, 07:38 PM
Amazing flower, I'll have to have a closer look at our milkweed. I think the BG is a bit busy competing with your subject. But great control of DOF.

Anita Bower
07-15-2010, 12:54 PM
Milkweed flowers are fascinating subjects for macros. I like how you isolated one tiny blossom. I like the brightness and sharpness of the center of the flower, and wonder if there is a way to extend that to the rest of the flower. Nice job.