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Dampness in the Air


Dampness in the Air
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Copyright: Rachel Cannon (hotep) (8)
Genre: Plants
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-03-14
Categories: Flowers
Camera: Canon Power Shot A720 IS
Exposure: f/4.5, 1/40 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-04-28 14:37
Viewed: 4380
Points: 4
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
Taken in Plantasia, a small botanic garden in the city centre of Swansea. Quite a selection of plants, especially cacti, in the large greenhouse atmosphere.
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Hi Rachel,

Warm welcome to TN!! Hope you find this site as helpful as I have :) I like that your subject is slightly off center, subjects should mostly not be dead center unless you have a good reason. Your depth of field (DOF) was well chosen as the stigma is in focus as well as the petals.

I would chosen a larger crop so I get the entire flower instead of losing some of the petals.

Keep them coming!

Thanks for sharing,
Liezel

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  • tyro (30)
  • [2008-04-29 11:26]

Hello, Rachel.

Welcome to TN!

And a very fine first posting too!

What fabulous tones of red! And sharply focussed too, with the background nicely thrown out-of-focus. Those little blobs of water add a bit more interest and the bright yellow in the foreground gives it all depth.

Very nice indeed, Rachel!

John. (Dad XX)

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