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Enter The Brown Dragon


Posted by kostas nianiopoulos on Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:17 am

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Creation date: 5/11/2018 11:36
Camera: Canon EOS-1D X
Focal length: 100 mm
Aperture: F13
Exposure time: 1/640"
ISO speed rating: 1600/33°
Program: Aperture priority
Metering Mode: Spot
White Balance: Auto
Flash: Flash did not fire, compulsory flash mode
Natural Light 
Handheld 

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by rhighercat on Wed Nov 07, 2018 10:57 pm
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Nice image. the head and the dried flower head are in perfect focus. the tail is lightly off focus, but with dragonflies it is often times hard to get everything in focus. great detail on the flower, head and body.
 

by Tom Whelan on Wed Nov 07, 2018 11:10 pm
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Fine capture of the dragon - neat colors. I like the angle on the subject and the DOF as is.
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by Craig Lipski on Sun Nov 11, 2018 2:24 pm
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I agree with Tom - unless you want all of your comps to be perfect profiles, you’re never going to have a deep enough DOF, and you nailed it where the viewer is going to focus anyway.
Good light,
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by Carol Clarke on Mon Nov 12, 2018 5:05 am
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Your selective focus works very well in this excellent capture, Kostas! The colour makes it appear like a bronze sculpture.

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by Matthew Pugh on Thu Nov 15, 2018 10:07 am
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Hi

A very appealing view - I think the composition and overall colour palate work well
 

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