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Cikabum November 29, 2017
Amazing. If I'm not asking too much, do you recall what lens did you used? Cheers.
 
ducuduck November 29, 2017
Great one!
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Forrest_Imagery November 29, 2017
Outstanding work !
Vivid and eye-catching.
The incredible detail, clarity and saturation give the image an almost 3-D effect.
 
JDLifeshots November 29, 2017
Beautiful! Congrats.
 
kathyk_abq November 29, 2017
Very eye-catching - great colors! The focus stacking certainly made this sharp!
 
talyaculbertson November 30, 2017
This is beautiful! Those colors are stunning! Would you mind sharing the lens you used?
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Alwolfe December 02, 2017
Really gorgeous!
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mihrt December 02, 2017
Amazing detail, colour and quality of light. Congrats on being a Finalist in Macro Patterns Photo Contest !
 
urvashi25gupta December 03, 2017
Beautifull :)
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maxrittner December 20, 2017
Thank you
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Byronfairphotography December 25, 2017
Beautiful color / Voted
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Katnott Jan 05
Love this ! such a great shot!
 
cahit Apr 06
Wonderful
 
vegaslady94 Sep 19
Great shot

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Behind The Lens

Location
This image was captured in a controlled environment, on a tabletop in my lounge-room.
Time
I noticed for some time a low growing plant in my garden that that had been flowering. Beautiful flowers. It was early one morning when I thought I should capture an image of this freshly opening specimen.
Lighting
The lounge-room has a large window that allowed a lot of diffused morning light in to illuminate the area where I had placed the flower in a very small vase, small enough to secure this single flower rather well.
Equipment
As I mentioned earlier the flower was supported in a vase but I had passed the stem through a yellow paper towel. Yellow was chosen, as it was a good contrasting color to the flower. I mounted a Tamron 90mm macro-lens to my Canon 6D which was supported on a tripod. In addition to the sunlight passing through the window I utilized a single, off-camera flash.
Inspiration
Well, I liked to capture a truly sharp image of the flower and to do this with the macro lens I planned to focus stack several images. The lens was refocused through several shots and various depths into the scene..
Editing
Haha, yes, a little work in the processing. Minor adjustments were made in Lightroom, lens correction and tweaking the images. Then these half a dozen images were saved as jpg's and uploaded into Photoshop and focus-stacked.
In my camera bag
I like to travel heavy, if you have the equipment take it with you or you may regret it. So, I have crop-frame and full-frame Canon, macro, prime and zoom lenses, 2-3 off camera flash units, light stands and light modifiers, and a sturdy tall tripod. Many a time I will take into work one camera varying the type of lens from time to time to capture scenes in my daily travels. Though sometimes I may just enjoy the view and not take a shot at all.
Feedback
Advice on shooting a flower or other interesting item and focus-stacking. Shoot the item as flat-on a possible, choose contrasting colors, de-clutter the scene and be patient. Enjoy!

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