Make : PENTAX Corporation
Model : PENTAX K10D
Date Time Original : 2010-03-24 08:02:30
Focal Length : 23/1
Shutter Speed Value : 1/9
Exposure Time : 1/10
Aperture Value : 9.9
F Number : 9.9
Iso Speed Ratings : 100
Flash : 16
Metering Mode : 2
Exposure Mode : 1
White Balance : 1
Focal Length In35mm Film : 34
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 96.0000000
Y Resolution : 96.0000000
Software : Adobe Photoshop CS3 Macintosh
Published: Tuesday 6th of April 2010 04:57:48 PM
Mark: I'm not quite as fond of the centrally placed stone breaking up the horizon as your other comps. It's still quite nice, and I would be proud to have it in my portfolio, but many of your other posts have been stronger.
Very nice colors, Mark. Nice compositon and detail as well. I like it alot.
Just a different look from some others I have posted. In this case, a boulder breaks up the scene, but the overall flow is still a triangular wedge of flowers and an inverted wedge of sky. The detail is abundant and the richness of spring never ceases to amaze me. Thanks for offering a glance!
Thanks Jerry and Marc. Marc, I totally agree. It seems when we look through the viewfinder, our eyes can become mesmerized by what we are seeing, hindering our cognitive skills as photographers. It wasn't until I was looking at the RAW images in ACR that I realized the boulder was so centered. Obviously working the flowers and the setting sun came into play as well as trying to time my capture, but this is a perfect example of "armchair quarterbacking" in your case and "duh" in my case. I have one more comp I will post soon that has rocks on either side and the setting sun off center that is a stronger comp, yet lacks the denser stand of lupine. Thanks for your expert feedback, it is greatly appreciated!
"Rock Garden" view Larger Please consider the Larger preview. Thanks for your thoughts!