An autumn-colored dahlia photographed during a casual walk through the garden with a friend visiting from outside California. I was paying more attention to chatting than to photography, and so created the photo in light that was too bright (which I knew at the time, but the dahlia was too beautiful to ignore). I compensated for over-brightness with textures, which bring out the deep warmth of the colors. (Olympus E-5 & Zuiko 50mm macro, f/8, 1/125 sec., ISO 200, bright morning sun, handheld) Textures courtesy of Leslie Nicole’s French Kiss Textures

Featured in Flower in Macro (24 September 2011)

Featured in Olympus and Four Thirds Group (25 September 2011)

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  • Celeste Mookherjee
    Celeste Mookhe...almost 3 years ago

  • Teresa Pople
    Teresa Poplealmost 3 years ago

    I love the texture work you’ve done on this Celeste, it looks so rich and romantic . . . .really beautiful and the texture enhances the details you’ve captured.

  • Thanks very much, Teresa! I was very happy with the way the textures interacted with the photo, and I’m glad you like it too.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • DeeZ (D L Honeycutt)
    DeeZ (D L Hone...almost 3 years ago

    September 24, 2011
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  • Thank you, Darlene! I appreciate the feature very much.

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • Sunsetdaze
    Sunsetdazealmost 3 years ago

  • Innpictime
    Innpictimealmost 3 years ago

    Excellent work, Celeste… as always!

  • Thanks very much, Howard!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

  • clickinhistory
    clickinhistoryalmost 3 years ago

    Congratulations, love the crop here

  • Thank you very much!

    – Celeste Mookherjee

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