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? Milkcap - Lactarius


? Milkcap - Lactarius
Photo Information
Copyright: Robert Brown (Robbrown) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1184 W: 88 N: 2160] (6106)
Genre: Fungi
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2004-11-06
Categories: Fungi
Camera: SONY DSC F-707, Carl Zeiss 9.7-48.5, Digital ISO 100
Exposure: f/5.0, 1/40 seconds
Details: (Fill) Flash: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2005-12-27 15:36
Viewed: 3270
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Another from the Achive this one well over a year old. Taken at the end of one of our tree fields at work growing next to several rows of Siver birch Tree's Betula pendula I rember the day well it was cold wet dark and horrible and we were digging some trees up for a job. This was taken in very dark wet conditions so evry thing was soaking so there are some highlights especially on the right one from the on camera flash I used to light the scene.
I am certain it is some form of Milkcap Lactarius not sure which, closest I have are L. hepaticus and L. britannicus both do not seem as dark as these ones.
Adjustments
Open
Shadows and Highlights to try and relieve the heavy shadow caused by the flash.
Burntool to some of the flash highlights to darken down the white areas some?
Crop to size 28.22cm X 21cm at 72dpi = 800pixels X 600pixels TN maximum
Sharpen with USM
Use Save As to reduce file size to below 200k and keep the Exif shooting data.
Post to site and hope you like.

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Hmmm a very interesting mushroom.The contrast between mushroom and grass make this photo better.Also the dead leafes in the BG is an another beauty.A very nice picture Robert,Have a nice holiday and new year.

Hi Robert,
This shot has much better detail, DOF, and clarity compared to your previous fungi post using nearly the same settings. I can see why you are frustrated. Your flash exposure here did an excellent job on the colors, they look great. I just have no idea(electronic glitch) what might cause your camera problem. Sounds like you are gonna fix it with something much, much, better anyway. So that probably means your gonna swamp us with macro shots then?
Scott

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