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A dreaming lilac

Posted by
Ragnar (Moss, Norway) on 9 June 2010 in Abstract & Conceptual.

This is a extreme closeup of a small flower on a lilac. To get that close with a standard 40-150 mm lens, I used a +10 closeup filter. The original picture didn't look to good, but after using a gradient map layer, I think the result came out pretty good.

OLYMPUS E-420 1/500 second F/5.6 ISO 400 150 mm

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Wild Mustang Photography from Carlisle, United States

Beautiful and unique shot! Love the B&W effect! love the detail!

9 Jun 2010 12:43pm

Elora from Genoa, Italy

beautiful soft focus on this, and colour makes it look really interesting!

9 Jun 2010 4:44pm

micke bergling from Sweden

I love it!

9 Jun 2010 7:00pm

1/500 second
ISO 400
150 mm