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Botanical Garden
Posted By: cwhans, 04-14-2010, 09:24 PM

Here are a few pictures that I took recently at a botanical garden. All of these are taken with my FA50 mm 1.4.

1. Fountain

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2. Calla Lily

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3. Calla Lily

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4. Bird of Paradise

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04-15-2010, 01:14 AM   #2
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The third and fourth ones are my favorite. The first two are OK, the first one is very nice, but the second one just doesn't do it for me, I think a better angle on the fountain would have actually worked better. That last one is very interesting though, what kind of plant is that?
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Thanks for the comments.

The last picture is called the Bird of Paradise. These were all taken at a botanical garden in Thousand Oaks, CA.
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Very nice series of shots, I too really like the third and fourth ones. The third one has a really cool look to it, but I think I some more color and some more brightness will help it out. The fourth one looks absolutly perfect, the colors are great and the photo is properly exposed.

Very nice job!

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I like the 3rd and 4th ones too. The second one looks soft on my computer but I can't tell if the light shining through it causes the softness or not. I agree with Tuner's suggestion on the 3rd one.
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I took Tuner's suggestion and addes some brightness and a little color too #3. I think it made improvement. Thanks Tuner.

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Your Bird of Paradise id phenomenal!
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QuoteOriginally posted by PentX Girl Quote
Your Bird of Paradise id phenomenal!
Thanks PentX Girl.

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Picture #1 and #4 are my favourites.
The second one, IMO is average looking. Picture #3 is a wee soft, but you have finetuned it in your later posts and it turns out swell.
BTW, Birds of paradise can be found aplenty in my country.
Thank you for sharing.


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