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Cycle of life



Amazing flower in B&W composition "Cycle of life".

Amazing flower in B&W composition "Cycle of life".
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People's Choice in Flowers Photo Challenge
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Contest Finalist in Black and White Flowers Photo Contest
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traceprinslooreppin
 
traceprinslooreppin April 08, 2014
...amazing indeed...lovely image :-)
ykd
ykd April 08, 2014
Thank you!!!!
cmorisset PRO
 
cmorisset July 12, 2015
Congrats! Lovely capture ( :
ykd
ykd April 14, 2016
late thanks :)
Mark_William_Tikoalu
 
Mark_William_Tikoalu December 26, 2016
Superb shot, love the details. Thanks for sharing
ykd
ykd December 27, 2016
Thank you!!
Paulacook144 PRO
 
Paulacook144 December 29, 2016
Lovely black and white image. Well seen and handled.
ykd
ykd December 31, 2016
Thanks!
Pjerry PRO
 
Pjerry January 23, 2018
Thanks for joining my flower challenge
ykd
ykd February 19, 2018
Thank you :)
helderramos
 
helderramos February 19, 2018
Fabulous! Congrats!
ykd
ykd February 19, 2018
Thank you :)
JayneBug PRO+
 
JayneBug February 19, 2018
Superb contrast and capture. Congratulations!
ykd
ykd February 19, 2018
Thank you :)
ritafayeadams PRO
 
ritafayeadams February 19, 2018
congratulations on all the wins with this lovely photo!
ykd
ykd February 19, 2018
Thank you :)
JDLifeshots
 
JDLifeshots February 19, 2018
Beautiful capture! Congrats.
ykd
ykd February 19, 2018
Thank you :)
jamiesarkett
 
jamiesarkett February 19, 2018
congrats - great shot

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Behind The Lens

Location
This shot was taken in my home studio, in Vilnius.
Time
It was night time... around 2 am... First spring days, 2 of march, cold and dark outside most hours of the day...
Lighting
The lighting in this shot was the most important gear... it was the clue... I used only one but special lamp that I could adjust and rotate in different angles and positions to get the best lighting composition...
Equipment
I used Nikon with 50mm lens, Joby Gorillapod Flexible Tripod, adjustable lamp and water spray of course...
Inspiration
It was the flower, Freesia and its soleness, oneness....circle of flowers life in a blooming process... One gorgeous flower is opening after another in a row...Just amazing and tender flower!
Editing
Yes, of course I did post-processing. Lightroom is my digital laboratory these days and no one photo is not coming out without Lightroom inspection, correction and creative adjustments ... :)
In my camera bag
It depends on what kind of photo session is gonna happen next... Camera, lens, tripods, filters, converters, remote controls....everything you need for specific shot...
Feedback
You need the Model first, then the Background with the right distance to it, then the right lens for your shot idea, tripod for sure, lighting equipment and a bit of creative motivation and time to find the best one or two shots in final composition!

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