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4/6/2004
06-APR-2004

4/6/2004

Rose portrait: Brandy

I spent about an hour trying to get the light right on this. I still think it could be better but I do have other things to do today! I took about 40 shots and got so frustrated I almost started drinking the props.

Olympus C-3040Z
1/40s f/2.0 at 11.9mm iso196 full exif

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Adalberto Tiburzi03-May-2004 14:50
If this is the insufficient result, I can hardly imagine what you had in your mind.
Love the color of the table, matches perfectly.
Vinay01-May-2004 22:41
Nice, like the dim light on the rose
Mike Johnson09-Apr-2004 12:40
Looks like the beginning of a perfect evening! Great shot...

Mikej
penny roots06-Apr-2004 20:08
nice shot , i love all the amber tones .
Jeff Gegner06-Apr-2004 19:30
This is very nice. If you want an idea--try something besides white as a background.
dazedgonebye06-Apr-2004 18:09
This has a lot going for it. Looks a bit like the light painting effect Angela does. Give it a rest and revisit the idea in a couple of weeks if you're not satisfied.
Jill06-Apr-2004 18:00
Grinning at your frustration leading to drinking of the brandy..been there which I am sure many of us have. We have a certain "look" in mind, yet camera does not cooperate.

However, I find this to be well executed. The soft light on the petals, and through the brandy itself lends itself to a romantic feel. Very nice.
Guest 06-Apr-2004 17:59
I think you did well!! Beautiful warm colors. Nice set up!!