Need Feedback: what do you think of this effect?

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  1. slickhare

    slickhare TPF Noob!

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    so i was playing around with flash outside at night and i came up with this. so what do you think of the effect of the plants against the dark background? hott or not?

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    Commenting only on the technique:

    A simple, elegant way of eliminating otherwise noisy or distracting backgrounds.
     
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    I think it could be an unusual way to present the flower "in a new light", but the rest of the composition has to support it. As it stands, it's a little lonely in a sea of black.
     
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    i agree. Way to think outside the box though!
     
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    I think it could be a good technique but I think the subject matter in this picture is a bit bland also out of focus.
     
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    you may be on to something here. keep at it.
     
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    yeah i had others where it was in focus but the background effect wasn't quite there. this is more of a test shot of an effect i'll use in the future...

    thanks for the feedback everyone!
     
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    I think it could be used quite nicely with the appropriate subject and composition. As for this shot, the DOF is way off.
     
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    How about a zoom.

    Keep the shot composed as it is but zoom slightly on the centre; enlarging the flower in focus but maintaining or exaggerating the DOF for other flowers.
     

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