Thoughts on this picture..

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  1. mostly sunny

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    I did edit is a little..

    What do you think? In focus? Like the way the back came out?

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    robertwsimpson No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    on camera flash? :(
     
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    You know.. Sometimes I need the flash.. so when I pop it up.. I forget to put it back down at times.. = (
     
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    Looks soft to me, what have i told you before ? you shot at 1/100 @ 112mm which on a 1.6x sensor is 179mm
     
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    I am still VERY MUCH BEGINNER..Think of me like..

    I just bought this camera yesterday.. and used it today..
     
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    Yes but you bought it months ago, you need to check your settings before you press the shutter
     
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    I wish I could have a 7d and not know how to use it. :(
     
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    Try bouncing the light to soften it. Your going to have a hard time doing that with the on camera which is why its well worth buying a good external one like a 430 or better yet 580 EXII's there great. Except no substitutes!
     
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    Clone out the leaf in bottom right and left...it would make a GREAT photo background for a poem...great job....come check out my "photos" when/if you get a chance...
     
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    am i the only one that notices that it is oof
     
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    I agree with some of the other posters, it is a tad soft. And also the on camera flash really took some of the color out of the shot.

    Questions for you:
    Do you have all of your AF points set to be taken into consideration when shooting or just the center point, it's okay if you don't know.

    When you shot this, were you in auto mode (green square) or macro or...?

    Providing the EXIF information is very helpful when it comes to the forum providing technical feedback beyond the aesthetics of the image.

    Finding EXIF data
     
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    The composition is not good. The direct flash casts an ugly shadow. The background is softly out of focus, yes, but about 60 percent of the total frame area is devoted to out of focus brown...a vertical composition might have looked better. With the camera rotated release-up-top in vertical mode, that ugly pop-up flash's shadow would have been thrown behind the rose more, and that alone would have improved the shot.
     

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