Bougainvillea Beauty!

© Dana D. Wiggins Chamma

Bougainvillea Beauty!

Brinn MacDougall 8/11/2003 10:38:08 AM

I hope you don't mind if I use your shot to bring up a point/question. Even though, you mananged to capture "red" well, why is it that digital cameras do not "read" the color red. I have always dissapointed with my results. #51821

Murry Grigsby 8/11/2003 10:46:27 AM

Nicely done, Dana. Looks like your color here is spot-on for this flower. #162905

Dana D. Wiggins Chamma 8/11/2003 11:49:15 AM

Thanks Murry and Brinn! Brinn, do you manually adjust your light meter? I do not leave mine on automatic because I find that the saturation becomes too much! I can never capture red or hot pink with the white balance on auto... I have to set it manually according to the light conditions. #162939

Brinn MacDougall 8/11/2003 11:55:03 AM

Good point! I find myself over-looking the light meter! It's set on auto... and now I know why I get those results!! Thanks so much for the reminder - check, check and double check before shooting... #162948

Leanne M.E. Boyd 8/11/2003 12:01:07 PM

Beautiful, Dana!!! I love the rich colour, texture, and composition. #162961

Damian P. Gadal 8/11/2003 12:05:21 PM

Same here, the camera doesn't like red, so you have to switch to manual to overcome that problem! #162969

Dana D. Wiggins Chamma 8/11/2003 12:11:27 PM

Well Brinn, it took me a while to get used to setting mine too... But once I learned how, it made all the difference in the world! #162982

Loft Portugal 8/12/2003 1:40:54 AM

Hereby one picture from ,,my bourg,,

Loft #163478

Dennis Creaghan 8/12/2003 2:32:59 PM

Sometimes using the"wrong" white balance can lead to an interestng shot.
I was shooting a tin of green Altoids inside and forgot to change the WB setting from Daylight to Tungsten, and came up withis lovely burnished golden color. #164025

Dana D. Wiggins Chamma 8/13/2003 3:31:15 AM

HOW interesting! That is neat! I have never had that kind of "happy" accident...I want to try it! #164503

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