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Nelumbo Nucifera

Postby St3v3M » Sun Aug 06, 2017 10:10 am

Another lotus from Echo Park. S-
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Re: Nelumbo Nucifera

Postby PietFrancke » Sun Aug 06, 2017 2:58 pm

beautiful, sacred

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Re: Nelumbo Nucifera

Postby minniev » Sun Aug 06, 2017 3:37 pm

St3v3M wrote:Another lotus from Echo Park. S-


Another lovely flower. well taken in what looks like a very bright sun. You've used the shadows from that difficult lighting to help define the lines in the composition. I like the angle, and though I sometimes fuss about parts of petals being cut off, the fact that the cutoffs are several and balanced defines this as artistic choice. (but I kinda would like that topmost petal tip back if you have it sir :) ) I love the way you've captured/rendered the golden heart of the flower like it's a small sun. How you managed to get the whole thing in such good focus and all that detail at that angle is a wonderful mystery, too. I love it.
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Postby St3v3M » Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:28 pm

PietFrancke wrote:beautiful, sacred

Thank you so much! S-
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Re: Nelumbo Nucifera

Postby St3v3M » Sun Aug 06, 2017 5:40 pm

minniev wrote:Another lovely flower. well taken in what looks like a very bright sun. You've used the shadows from that difficult lighting to help define the lines in the composition. I like the angle, and though I sometimes fuss about parts of petals being cut off, the fact that the cutoffs are several and balanced defines this as artistic choice. (but I kinda would like that topmost petal tip back if you have it sir :) ) I love the way you've captured/rendered the golden heart of the flower like it's a small sun. How you managed to get the whole thing in such good focus and all that detail at that angle is a wonderful mystery, too. I love it.

Thank you so much! A white flower in the midday light isn't ideal, but I tried my best and shot a few frames purposely cropped in looking for an artistic flair. I should have shot a few wide out then cropped in, but this one felt right the way it is. I have plenty others that room around them if you would like to see them too.

These are amazing flowers! S-
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