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Wildflowers in the yard

Post by Duck » Mon May 23, 2016 3:46 am

The wife and I did some yard work today and by the end of the day I was pretty beat. I decided to unwind a bit by taking the camera out for a stroll around the yard. I didn't spend a lot of time as I was tired but I did manage these. Probably nothing overly impressive but I had fun none the less.

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Post by TomCofer » Mon May 23, 2016 1:20 pm

I like 'em Duck. When I shoot the white flowers, I often end up overexposing them and having to attempt a bit of recovery. Then again, I also tend to take such shots too close to noon, when the contrast is at it's highest.
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Post by Psjunkie » Mon May 23, 2016 2:38 pm

Duck wrote:Probably nothing overly impressive but I had fun none the less.
Your words...but a pleasing set with 3 and 4 having the most potential.

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Post by Duck » Mon May 23, 2016 8:57 pm

TomCofer wrote:I like 'em Duck. When I shoot the white flowers, I often end up overexposing them and having to attempt a bit of recovery. Then again, I also tend to take such shots too close to noon, when the contrast is at it's highest.

These were done just as the sun was nearing the horizon. Fortunately for me the breeze wasn't too strong either. Usually I get a good cross breeze on my street making flower photography a challenge, to say the least.

Psjunkie wrote:(...nothing overly impressive...) Your words...but a pleasing set with 3 and 4 having the most potential.

Yeah, I really wasn't looking for anything exciting here. Just the act of making a photograph is theraputic enough for me. I was a little too sore to get too involved. Thanks for checking them out.
The last one is my favorite out of the set.
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Post by LindaShorey » Mon May 23, 2016 9:10 pm

I find #4 to be very appealing. Simple, elegant.
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Post by Duck » Tue May 24, 2016 1:08 am

LindaShorey wrote:I find #4 to be very appealing. Simple, elegant.

Thanks Linda.
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Post by St3v3M » Mon Jun 06, 2016 5:07 am

I like the balance and simplicity. Thank you for sharing! S-
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