Blue Mystique

© Robert Jensen

Blue Mystique

Uploaded: October 02, 2012 06:50:08


Closeup of "Blue Mystique" Phalaenopsis orchid; 8 images at F11 combined into one using Helicon Focus stacking software

Canon 100 macro, F11, 1/200th sec, ISO 100; lit with two strobes ... a White-Lightning UltraZap 1600 in a 22 inch white beauty dish, and a Zap 1000 in a honeycomb grid

Exif: F Number: 11, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/200 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 100, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm,


Arthur Bohlmann October 02, 2012

Nice image #1489752

David Resnikoff level-classic October 03, 2012


Incredible colos and detail.
Superb technique

David R #10352811

Carla Capra Anderson October 03, 2012

This sure is a striking image; the colors, details and lighting are amazing. #10353124

Robert Jensen October 03, 2012

Thanks for the comments. I can't wait to photograph more of these and the other varieties this weekend. They are a part of the Gemstone Collection of orchids being distributed by Westerlay Orchids in Carpinteria, California. #10353165

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