Ornamental Pear at Sunset

© Bunny Snow

Ornamental Pear at Sunset

Uploaded: April 18, 2010


My goal was to capture the delicate soft lighting on the blossom at the same time as maintaining the light in the sky from the sunset. Because the sky was darkening quickly making focus difficult, a kiss of fill-in flash was needed to maintain tonality and texture of setting sun.

Exif: F Number: 6.3, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/13 seconds, Flash: fired, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 125, White balance: Manual white balance, FocalLength: 100.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 50D


Nikki McDonald level-classic April 18, 2010

Perfectly lovely -- or lovely and perfect, Bunny. I love the light, rich tones, fine detail and composition of this shot. Thanks for sharing it with us :) #1260063

Bunny Snow April 18, 2010

Thank you for your wonderful comments, Nikki. It was a challenge to capture light from the sunset and just get enough fill flash to light the flowers. #8543679

Joy Rector April 19, 2010

perfectly gorgeous #8547266

Bunny Snow April 19, 2010

Thank you, Joy, for your comment. #8548168

Donna La Mattino Pagakis May 04, 2010

Truly beautiful Bunny, I love your use of depth and colors. Also, the artistic presentation. This is a fav!

Best of luck!

Donna #8589511

Bunny Snow May 05, 2010

Thank you, Donna. Since comments give me guidance, yours is especially helpful. Thank you. #8590417

Nikki McDonald level-classic May 12, 2010

This lovely floral is my favorite of your April entries, Bunny, but I also like Red Bellied Woodpecker -- great detail and color and the off-center composition is very nice. Good luck. #8607890

Bunny Snow May 12, 2010

Thank you, Nikki. Will they re-surface again, or do I have to change them in some way for them to resurface and preform better than an EP?


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