Roses are Red....

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  1. eccs19

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    OK, so maybe not in this case. Couple from the weekend.

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    I like the lighting on both of these shots. What did you use for the source?
     
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    It was a very complex setup. :lol:

    I moved the coffee table over to the window. It was about 3 feet away. Overcast day, so sunlight was very defused. I used the on board flash for the second one. I held a piece of paper in front of the flash to help defuse the lighting somewhat.

     
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    Ok I got part of it right lol. I figured it was mostly natural light.
     
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    Way to think on your feet.. lol
    Very nice pictures! The lighting was perfect.
     
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    Wow. I love both of these pictures....A LOT! What kind of Macro do you have?
    Great, great shots!
     
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    Overcast? The first picture makes it look like it was very bright outside.
    Nice use of diffused fill flash to help the shadows from being too dark.
     
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    i really like them both. the first is composed well, with the rose on the left side. I've always been a fan of lightish orange with gray as a color scheme in things, so I really like that.

    One thing I'm wondering is if you sprayed the rose with water, or was it like that?

    Great shots!!
     
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    Thank-you.
     
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    Taken with my Takumar 100mm F4 Macro 1:2
     
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    I grabbed a spray bottle, and gave it a few squirts.
     
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    Was definitely overcast. Half second exposure, so I think that helped bring what little light there was, out.
     

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