by Arnold Wolfgang

twig seeking critique arnold wolfgang

Gallery: Flora

Tags: seeking critique

Category: Macro

Exif Information:
Model : NIKON D90
Date Time Original : 2009-03-07 23:33:31
Focal Length : 105/1
Exposure Time : 1/2
F Number : 8.0
Iso Speed Ratings : 200
Metering Mode : 3
Exposure Mode : 1
Focal Length In35mm Film : 157
Orientation : 1
X Resolution : 300.000000
Y Resolution : 300.000000
Software : Capture NX 2.1.1 M

Published: Saturday 28th of March 2009 09:19:07 PM


Paul Turton
Technically near perfect but I think a bit softer light or some more fill light from the right would make an improvement. Also, I would like to see the stem sharp from bottom to top. To be honest, I just about bypassed this image, but it drew me in for a closer look.Very nice!

Jörg Vetter
Wonderful macro to open our mind for spring. BR Joerg

Wolfgang Arnold
Many thanks! Many thanks for your favourable comments, ratings and suggestions!
@Paul: lacking sharpness of the stem at the top is indeed a shortcoming I noticed myself (yet only while postprocessing and I didn't dare to try any 'software sharpening' on that area).
The fill-light might be as well a good idea - but I fear it might flatten the stem - nevertheless it's worh a try.
Regards, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Arnold
Reworked Here's a quick & dirty 'software' improvement:

Wolfgang Arnold
twig and buds Detail of a twig with sprouting buds.

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