Water Lily Illusion

© Sara B Coffey

Water Lily Illusion

Uploaded: July 19, 2018 | Entered: August 03, 2018 16:27:29


No other flower reminds me of my mother's garden more than this tiger lily. This is a single exposure made by first saturating the lilies with water then using a shallow depth of field. This made for warm circles of light as the sun set. To obtain the water reflection I used a tripod for the camera & hand-held a CD under the end of the lens to get the water reflection effect. The CD has interference colors causing a rainbow effect, normally blue colors would not be present in the Golden Hour. The setting sun is only evident in the background bokeh as the house is blocking the remaining sun from the flower. Settings: F4.5 1/20 iso 100 @ 75mm edited using Topaz Glow @ 45%


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