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Image 7 sunday 6.3.2011 in my goal to do a image a week I am a day late :)

Simon and I had a great couple of hours playing around with flowers and things from my house to try our skills we had got some balck cloth as a background and tried macro and extension tubes.

This is one of my orange Geum just fading and going over I loved the tuffty back of it as it bent its head.

Nikon D90 -18 105 Vrlens

Extension tube 12mm
FL 105mm
F. 5.6
Exps 1/640
ISo 3200

Tripod ( still would rather hand hold my camera)
very low light, 12 mm extension tube.

Processed in photshop CS3 levels and crop from right. Then into efex pro 3 tweak into tonal contrast to lift the petals and fluffy area, then dark and light.

A Magpie when it comes to photography I capture anything and everything that captures my eye and lens. A beginner in this field I love how the ordinary becomes less ordinary.
All images copyrighted to me Karen Betts.

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Comments

  • carol brandt
    carol brandtalmost 4 years ago

    this makes for an intriguing image karen… i LOVE the composition, the negative space, the colours mysteriousness of the subject

  • Thank you Carol for your lovely comment and you find it intriguing it is my fading Geum petals drooping down and you have this wonderful tuft of green. I hardly did much to the image but loved the feel of it just had something :)

    – Karen Betts

  • hastypudding
    hastypuddingalmost 4 years ago

    the hues are nicely muted and great contrast from the neg space…really superb work

  • polly470
    polly470almost 4 years ago

    Oh YES!!
    I think this is black sunday!! And this is a deffo wow! for me!
    P
    xx

  • Terrie Taylor
    Terrie Tayloralmost 4 years ago

    Excellent work, instant fav for me. Absolutly stunning

  • Kim McClain Gregal
    Kim McClain Gr...almost 4 years ago

    Fabulous image!

  • Christine Annas
    Christine Annasalmost 4 years ago

    Great perspective, love the negative space, real moody feel to it. Wonderful work, so creative!

  • Stuart Chapman
    Stuart Chapmanalmost 4 years ago

    Great detail Karen but it’s the muted light set against that jet black background that is really impressive.

  • Tania Palermo
    Tania Palermoalmost 4 years ago

    I LOVE your experimenting. It sounds like you are learning so much!! The black background is perfect!! It’s beautiful.

  • nadine henley
    nadine henleyalmost 4 years ago

    I love this, karen!

  • Catherine Hamilton-Veal  ©
    Catherine Hami...almost 4 years ago

    What a lovely capture and great editing dear Karen.x

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