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The surface of a large hosta leave after a rain shower.

Focal length 90mm
Aperture f/4,5
Shutter 1/80 sec.

Nikon D60
Tamron SP AF90mm F/2.8 Di Macro 1:1 (272E)

Shot hand held in manual mode, no flash fired.

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  • laurav
    lauravover 4 years ago

    Fab close up! Love the colour!

  • Thank you Laura! It was a darkish variety of hosta with very large leaves.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Michael Degenhardt
    Michael Degenh...over 4 years ago

    Terrific macro, lovely!

  • Thanks Michael! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Joanne  Bradley
    Joanne Bradleyover 4 years ago

    Oh I just love the color, what a soothing sea green! And the detail is exquisite!

  • Thank you Joannne! This comes from the garden in my dad’s backyard in Montreal.

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Tracey Hampton
    Tracey Hamptonover 4 years ago

    pretty calming capture

  • Farfarm
    Farfarmover 4 years ago

    fine close up indeed…now we only need summerskiing :))) lol

  • :-) Yep! Thank you for your comment!

    – Johanne Brunet

  • George Parapadakis (monocotylidono)
    George Parapad...over 4 years ago

    Lovely detail and bokeh Johanne, it’s a great lens!

  • Thank you George! I’m really happy with it, and tend to use it quite a lot! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 4 years ago

    fabulous compostion and bokeh!!

  • Thank you Linda! The nice bokeh is one of the reasons why I finally decided to buy this lens instead of the Nikon 85mm. I’m not regretting it! :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 4 years ago

    not sure what a hosta is but i love this!

  • Thank you Nadine! More info on hostas here. :-)

    – Johanne Brunet

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyover 4 years ago

    thanks johanne! i recognise them but never knew the name!

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinover 4 years ago

    Love the soft pastel colours here Jo. Brill use of that lens.

  • Thanks Vikram! It’s quickly becoming a favourite! (the lens, of course!) ;-)

    – Johanne Brunet

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