Open up and say… Ahh
f/3.2 – 1/60 – ISO 200 – 60mm
This entry was posted on February 18, 2013 by caleephotography. It was filed under Canon 450D, Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM and was tagged with closeup, flowers, orchids, photography.
Love the colours!
February 18, 2013 at 6:30 PM
February 18, 2013 at 6:39 PM
Gorgeous colours, lovely photo! 🙂
February 18, 2013 at 6:34 PM
Thank you so much! :d
February 18, 2013 at 6:40 PM
I like this Calee…..I like it a lot! Great colours and a nice sharp focus on the central flower. I like the background too.
February 18, 2013 at 6:53 PM
Thanks so much, Mark! 🙂 I think the purple background matches the colours of the flowers quite well, but was impossible to find an angle without getting the other stems in the picture.. I did my best to blur them out.
February 18, 2013 at 7:01 PM
I quite like the blurred green stems coming in from the right. Some might find it a little distracting, but I think it breaks up the background and adds interest 😊
February 18, 2013 at 7:06 PM
I’m so glad you find something positive about that! I’m sure there’s a way to edit the picture and just have them removed, but I don’t know how. Thanks for your feedback, I appreciate you a lot! 🙂
February 18, 2013 at 7:11 PM
One of my favorite Orchids! great picture Calee!
February 18, 2013 at 7:23 PM
Thanks so much, Heather!
February 18, 2013 at 8:26 PM
Oh, it is so WOOOONDERFUL!! Some sort of orchid I guess? Mix of colours and also the one in the back make this more interesting than the awarage beautiful flower.
February 18, 2013 at 9:20 PM
Thanks SOOO much, Bente! Yes, it’s an orchid, though I must confess I don’t know its name. 🙂
February 19, 2013 at 4:09 PM
Beautiful! And I also love the blurry background.
February 18, 2013 at 9:37 PM
Thanks so much, Kiki! 🙂
Great use of depth of field. With the lens opened up to f3.2 you did not have much of a margin for error in focusing and you nailed the focus. This was shot with your DSLR, wasn’t it?
February 19, 2013 at 1:06 AM
Thanks so much, Mike! Yes, I used the 450D (Rebel) for this. My PS doesn’t go any bigger than maximum f/3.4-6.5.
February 19, 2013 at 4:13 PM
I LOVE the colors and composition of this Calee ! I can see this on all sorts of media – cards, prints, etc. Beautiful.
February 19, 2013 at 2:10 AM
Thanks so much, Emily! 🙂 I sometimes make my own birthday cards to friends, maybe this can be one too. 😉
February 19, 2013 at 4:14 PM
Calee, this is an eye pleaser extraordinaire! The green and purple go great together.
Blessings ~ Wendy
February 19, 2013 at 2:15 AM
Thanks so much, Wendy! 🙂 Green is my favourite colour, and I agree it goes well with purple. Hugs~
February 19, 2013 at 4:15 PM
Calee, I guess it wouldn’t surprise you that green is my favorite color too? 😉 Hugs! I have a purple and green blanket on my studio sofa.
February 20, 2013 at 12:44 AM
That background adds a lot to the photo.
February 19, 2013 at 2:31 AM
I agree, the colour suits the flower well and i do prefer when there’s nothing else in the background to “clutter” the picture. 🙂
February 19, 2013 at 4:16 PM
Nice colors. Good catch.
February 19, 2013 at 3:10 AM
Gracias señor 🙂
February 19, 2013 at 4:17 PM
Beautiful!!! Wonderful shot!!!
February 19, 2013 at 4:04 AM
Ahh! So beautiful!
February 19, 2013 at 7:07 AM
Ahh, thank you Dolce Mela! 🙂
February 19, 2013 at 1:48 PM
I’m glad they are opening wide for our pleasure. 🙂
February 19, 2013 at 9:54 PM
Me too! :d
February 21, 2013 at 5:21 PM
Fantastic shot and excellent macro..:-))
February 24, 2013 at 1:21 PM
Thanks Ed! 🙂
February 24, 2013 at 5:12 PM
Simply gorgeous 😎
March 24, 2013 at 12:20 AM
Thanks Andrew! 🙂
March 25, 2013 at 8:20 PM
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