A FIELD OF COLOR

I was fortunate to capture this field of color on a recent visit to the Sherman Library and Gardens in Newport Beach, California.

In order to produce the image I was visualizing, I needed to consider two things. 

  • I wanted to capture this small field from a low perspective, so I had to get down to ground level or just above.
  • I wanted the field to blur in order to give the impression that it continued indefinitely, so I used a low aperture (4.5).
Shooting flowers provides an enormous opportunity for new ideas and experiments.

 

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~ by photographyfree4all on January 16, 2012.

9 Responses to “A FIELD OF COLOR”

  1. They look like Gazanias, so did you tweak the color or are they really that vibrant? WoW! 🙂 ~ Lynda

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  2. I boosted the color a little, but these beauties were pretty vibrant all by themselves, Lynda! Thanks for stopping by!
    🙂

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  3. I agree. Shooting flowers can be very rewarding!

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  4. Looks like spring has sprung – beautiful colors. Thanks for sharing. Made my day.

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  5. Thanks, Tara! It’s what I like to do when I get in a photography slump!

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  6. Glad to help, Car54!! Thanks for stopping by!

    🙂

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  7. Just beautiful! Thanks for sharing.

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  8. Thank you, Barb! Good to hear from you!

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  9. Great use of DOF, what amazing colours too. Nice shot!

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