Blue Flag Iris in the Rain

© Corry Berghout

Blue Flag Iris in the Rain

Uploaded: May 16, 2004


f6.3, 1/60


Kelly Abernathy level-classic May 16, 2004

Very pretty Corry! Love the colors and great rain! -K #128521

Cathy Barrows May 16, 2004

very neat 1/60 how did you get the rain to look like that #543827

Corry Berghout May 16, 2004

Thanks K and Cathy.

I almost gave up getting anything in the rain, but persisted to get this (and others like it.) Not sure how they impacted the outcome but here's what I did: i) Used a smaller aperature to get reasonable DOF - the out of focus water looked too fat; ii) shot with most of the water behind the flowers. iii) put the sprinkler on a platform same height as the flowers & shot when the water was almost vertical; iv) I was shooting directly towards a low evening sun, the sprinkler was at about a 45 degree angle to it and the flowers (otherwise I had gaps between the water coming from separate holes in the sprinkler.)

Good luck! #543919

Carol Engstrom level-addict May 16, 2004

Great shot. I like the water that is splashing off the petals. #544166

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