Discussion in 'Photography Beginners' Forum' started by Ron Evers, Jul 7, 2010.
Sears 135/2.8 @ f5.6 Hand held.
1. Leek seed head
Plantain seed heads
lol... You know Ron... I think I know your back yard better than I know my own.
I like the second image, how it fades to the backround.
pops nice job
#1 jumps off the screen at you. Excellent.
good backgrounds, they don't distract from the subject
I just wish I had a little more going on in the first one. I would like to see it with some side lighting. it's bright but a bit flat in the flower so I lose some sense of the texture
While I like #1, too, for its focus and wonderfully blurred background (and the background colour, of course!!!), I like #2 even more because I have always liked to see this grass/plant that I am now learning is called "plantain". Never knew that (and I don't know what it is in German, either!). While on Gotland, I had always wanted to take at least one photo of "plantain" (thanks for the word, Ron!), but I think that among thousands of photos there isn't ONE of this specific kind of grass...
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