Looking up at the bottom side of a poppy in my garden. I liked how the sun seemed to shine through the petals and the shadows of the stamens fall across them. The poppy is the state flower of California.
Taken with a Canon EOS Rebel XS, near Lake Isabella, California, USA.
107 Views on 08/22/10.
Submitted to the “100 to 499 Viewings” group on 08/22/10.
Canon EOS Rebel XS
Taken 7/8/2010, 10:55 a.m.
Shutter Speed: 1/640 sec.
ISO Speed Rating: 1600
Focal Length: 55 mm
Canon 18 mm to 55 mm lens
(with Macro Attachment)
Filter: 1A Skylight Filter
Minimal adjustment in PhotoShop for contrast.
NOTE: If you happen to be wondering why I was shooting ISO 1600, I had been shooting really low-light stuff and forgot to change my program setting. Oops. But I kind of like the effect.
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