Colors of Spring

Discussion in 'Nature' started by veereshai, Apr 9, 2012.

  1. veereshai

    veereshai Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 12, 2011
    Arlington, VA
    I was out in my favorite park here in Bangalore. It's called Lalbagh, more about it here:
    Lal Bagh - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    I found this nice tree filled with small yellow flowers which I thought would be nice as a background. I had the Nikon 75-240mm on my G1 and the longer FL helped me in getting a narrow FOV. So, zoomed in to the max and got the following shot with a nice smooth yellow background. And the good part was that my subject were in the shade but the background was lit by sunlight. As always, C&C is appreciated :smile:.

    Oh, btw, the Nikon 75-240mm is a very very good performer on micro four thirds cameras. Get it if you want to do close-ups on the cheap.

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  2. Minniesmum

    Minniesmum Mu-43 Veteran

    Mar 2, 2012
    Stunning shot !!
  3. Iconindustries

    Iconindustries Mu-43 Hall of Famer

    This is a very nice photo veereshai. I like the background and the way the two dark spots on top of the frame form a triangle with the birds head. Draws both eyes down towards the bird instantly.

    Did you burn the edges at all?

  4. veereshai

    veereshai Mu-43 Top Veteran

    May 12, 2011
    Arlington, VA
    Thank you both :smile:, I am glad you liked this one.

    Nope, didn't burn the edges. It had some patches of green leaves and the three trunk showing up, hence that feel of burnt edges.

    I have another photograph but I want to go back and do it again. I am not too happy with it and this one calls for a tripod. Here's that one:

    <a href="" title="Twin Flowers (Bee) by Veeresh_ai, on Flickr"> View attachment 198752 "486" height="640" alt="Twin Flowers (Bee)"></a>
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