'Rain on a leaf'

© Donna R. Moratelli

'Rain on a leaf'

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The leaf was placed on a light box to under-light it and capture fine details through the leaf.
I set up a studio light to illuminate the top of the leaf. A round silver reflector was used on the opposite side of the lamp to balance the exposure.
Technical details.: Tripod mounted Canon 5D with a Canon 50mm macro lens.
I set the exposure on Aperture Priority (AV) and set the camera to RAW shooting.
I then set the ISO at 50 for a totally grainless frame. I added 1/2 stop of exposure for security. The next step was setting the f/stop. I set that at f/32 for maximum detail and sharpness. The shutter speed was 4:00 sec.

Exif: F Number: 32, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 4/1 seconds, Flash: did not fire, compulsory flash mode, ISO: 50, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 50.00 mm, Model: Canon EOS 5D

Uploaded on May 07, 2015
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