October 4, 2012 - 33 went

Critique - The Four Elements: Earth, Air, Fire and Water

Inertia...

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Added by David F.
on Oct 6, 2012.
 

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  • Ed E.

    Astonishing creative process! Beautiful, otherworldly; congratulations on your imagination! Excellent exposure choice for deep moody saturation and depth of field to offer subject contrast... Nice!

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  • Robert C.

    Creative and artistic. Those two things don't always go hand in had. Well-conceived, brilliantly executed. One of my favorites of the evening.

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  • Mary

    Absolutely marvelous! Love it!

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  • David F.

    Thanks for the nice comments. I wish I could take all the credit for coming up with the idea, but I read about this technique in the book Understanding Exposure. I think I'll revisit this technique in the future as it was a lot of fun and it seems like there are endless ways one could play with the lighting/background to achieve dramatically differing results.

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  • David R.

    David I really enjoy this photo...very creative.

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  • randy s.

    Very nice David, Somthing new to try. Glad you joined the group.

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  • Tom R.

    Good. Creative. Well executed.

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  • Mike S.

    David, AWESOME. What did you use for your source of background light & color in the bokeh?

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  • David F.

    Thanks for the kind words. When I'm able to get a good shot it is about...50% effort, 45% luck and 5% skill. Mike...Sorry for the belated response. The lighting was just the ambient light of the late afternoon. The background was a mostly blue, floral themed silk robe and I used a few nearby shiny green deciduous tree leaves as reflectors to break up the blue and interject the green. It was mostly trial and error with a healthy dose of luck.

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