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_6050038 Translucent  Rhododendron
05-JUN-2013

_6050038 Translucent Rhododendron

I love overcast days for photographing flowers. Less of a dynamic range to deal with, resulting in delicate tones.

Olympus E-PL5
1/200s f/9.0 at 45.0mm iso800 full exif

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momad3004405-Jun-2013 21:21
Beautiful colors!
Bill Miller05-Jun-2013 21:09
Great, I do like Rhododendron flowers, so exotic compared to our native species.
Irene Wehrli05-Jun-2013 21:08
Oh yes - this is really beautiful...
Irene
Judith Barnett05-Jun-2013 19:52
So lovely and Ray,mod is so right about cloudy days being perfect to bring out the beauty of flowers, with one exception.....the Ca poppies, the close on windy or cloudy days.
Jim Coffman05-Jun-2013 17:46
They are always so pretty when in bloom...
Raymond05-Jun-2013 15:52
Overcast days are a dream to most photographers ... ask a wedding photographer what sort of day s/he prefers and an overcast day will most likely be the answer ... the clouds act as a giant light box, the colors are bright and true ... as is the case with this beautiful image.
fotabug05-Jun-2013 14:57
Beautiful flowers, pretty pinks