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Cookie28

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Early Macro Shot
« on: March 28, 2014, 05:21:51 AM »
Hi,

 This shot was done using a 5D Mark III with a Canon 100mm L IS lens and was handheld.

Any feed back appreciated.

Thankyou

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Early Macro Shot
« on: March 28, 2014, 05:21:51 AM »

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Re: Early Macro Shot
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 06:08:18 AM »
Hi,

 This shot was done using a 5D Mark III with a Canon 100mm L IS lens and was handheld.

Any feed back appreciated.

Thankyou
Hi Cookie28!

First impression: really nice pic. Congrats.

Getting a little bit deeper into crit also means taking individual preferences into account:
+ I think, you nailed the sharpness really well.
- I would have prefered a little bit more DOF. Looking at the EXIF i see F7,1 and maybe F10 would have made the ball of pollen at the leg a little bit sharper. But knowing, how fast you have to react with insects and seeing from other EXIF, that there was not much light. This is just a wish.
+ colorful pic, but
- IMHO a little bit too much saturation and maybe the WB a little bit off (bee too yellow, flower and background too blue). But I haven't seen the real situation, so a hard guess.
+/- the center framing of the bee is not ideal but right now i have not good advice for an alternative here with this kind of flower

sometimes you have to close your eyes to see properly.

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Re: Early Macro Shot
« Reply #1 on: March 28, 2014, 06:08:18 AM »