Wow... it looks so bright and clear, superb colors John!
Could tou explain this picture for me, please ;)
Very beautiful macro John (I think the bugs like it very much too) :)) Best wishes Sam
Hello Erwin, Thanks for your kind comments. The photo was taken on a calm clear morning, first because the flower was very tall, about 1.8 meters and I did not want movement and second to get a high shutter speed to stop blur due to camera movement as I had to hold the it above my head and frame on the screen. I did this to acheive the background that I wanted and also to be able to see into the flower. The camera really did the rest.
The only enhancement was mild sharpening in photoshop and I also reduced the file size.
There is also a close up of this currently on page nine of my gallery.
Greetings from Indonesia, John
Hello Sam, Thank you for your kind words. The bugs were indeed having a field day.
Best wishes, John
The scenery must be breathtaking! Regards
Thank you so much for that detailed explanation, it is very interesting... as the photo is!
You are a kind person!
Best regards from Chile!
Wonderful colours, excellent shot! Greetings Eva
Hi Eva, Thanks for your lovely comments and Merry Christmas to you.
Kind regards from Dunedin, John
The Lotus flower is always wonderful but this one is breathtaking beautiful! Going to place it at my favourites Y*.
Thank you very much Erik, for your kind words and for the Y*.
Greetings from New Zealand, John
Also your flowers pictures are very, very nice, John!
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Hello PiGì, thanks for your nice comments. I am going to the same place where this was taken tomorrow but there is so much rain now. No flowers I think.
Hello Domi, many thanks for your great comment.
Excellent Macro! Like!
Hello varkos, thank you for visiting and kind comment and the Like. Apologies for the late reply.
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