Alone Again by Bob Larson
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I had shot this sunflower last night with not too bad results.
But I wasn’t thrilled with it overall. I shot after sunset and while there wasn’t a strong wind, there was enough to keep the sunflower moving a bit. I liked the angle and the idea of the one sunflower in this field, there are about a million 30 feet behind where this was taken. Anyway, I went back out tonight and tried to get the shot I wanted, and thought I had done just so. Wrong. There was a ton to like about the shot, but the sky was completely blown out, the sun just a huge white splotch. But, there were those flares shooting out across the flower. So I cropped the hell out this, cutting out the sky and sun completely, leaving just the flares coming from the top. I converted to black and white because the light was still too strong and screwing with the color in some areas. I don’t think the end result is anywhere near what the picture should have been, but it ended up very different and kind of cool.
Willow Lake, Prescott Arizona USA.
Canon 550D
Sigma 10-20mm
Tripod
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Comments

  • vampvamp
    vampvampover 4 years ago

    awesome mate, amazing light!

  • GraySkyz
    GraySkyzover 4 years ago

    amazing photo.keep up the good work! =)

  • John Vandeven
    John Vandevenover 4 years ago

    Well what ever you did it is a fantastic image….Well done Bob…

  • Daniel J. McCauley IV
    Daniel J. McCa...over 4 years ago

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