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05-27-2010, 09:23 AM   #1
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Lens: Tamron 28-200 Aspherical LD [if] 3.8-5.8 Macro Camera: k10d Photo Location: Backyard Garden ISO: 160 Shutter Speed: 1/125s Aperture: F16 

I would appreciate any and all CC regarding the pic below:

This is my first foray into DSLR photography.

Focal Length @ 200mm (350mm 35 equivalent)

Other than resizing, no other modifications have been done.

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05-27-2010, 10:29 AM   #2
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The general rule of thumb is to never photograph an even number of subjects in your photo- this would be a lot better if you focused in on one of the flowers, as the one on the left looks especially exciting. Also, you'll want to be careful and try to only photograph good specimen. This one isn't bad, but there are a few imperfections on the leaves of the flower on the right that could be closed out. Technically, this is quite a good shot though. A good start!

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05-28-2010, 05:19 AM   #3
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Thanks, I honestly wasn't even paying attention to the burn marks on a few of the petals. I was just amazed at the natural colors of each flower and how they popped out at you and was wondering how the out of focus brick coloring behind the green leaves might help accent the coloration of the flowers pistols.

Never head about even numbered subjects. I'll keep that in mind. Hopefully I did a good job of applying the rule of thirds to this composition.

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