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12-09-2009, 04:46 PM   #1
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12-09-2009, 05:10 PM   #2
Damn Brit

Not what I'd call abstract but that's by the by. Focus is good, background is good, doesn't do a lot for me though. It might have been better to light it diagonally from the front to get some shadow behind it. Putting it right in the centre isn't the best idea. Shooting from slightly above would have been better as well, my eyes are drawn to the dried up leaves instead of the flower.
12-12-2009, 02:21 PM   #3
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2sec exposure? Must have been quite soft ambient lighting.
Gary's right. The leaves seem to draw the attention, which is not all that bad as they complement the image, but the central focal point should be the flower, which is hard to appreciate side-on.
Playing with supplemental light would have helped here.
But it's otherwise well done.
12-14-2009, 02:52 PM   #4
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To me the whiteish petals merge with the background so the natural focus point doesn't stand out very well. I'd also try cropping some from the empty sides.

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Thanks for the feedback.

I agree with your comments.

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