Flower Power (Rehab7)

Lifou Flower.
Lifou Flower.

We were in the office from 8am til 7pm today then dinner with the team til now (10pm) so I apologise, these are from the archives.

You know I love macro and I also love flowers, so I really enjoy getting up close with my 60mm macro lens and seeing how it performs hand-held at such close range so I am showing you some of my favourite flower shots.

When I get time, I’m going to try some tripod macro shots, getting much closer. Since I’m travelling, I don’t have the technical information about these photos with me but I can tell you that they were taken with my 60mm macro Olympus lens on my OMD EM5. I would have used a wide open aperture (f/2.8). In terms of editing, just brightening and contrast. The only exception is the photo of the pale pink lily – I took this about 7 years ago on my first digital camera (a Canon IXUS).

I hope you enjoy these photos, and pleases visit Lucile’s blog to see all of the other submissions to the photo101 rehab clinic and to show us some of your own photos as well.

x desleyjane

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9 Comments Add yours

  1. Flower power. Power to you, photographer! Loved the photos. Orchids are my faves..

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    1. desleyjane says:

      Thank you! Orchids are just lovely – such interesting shapes and beautiful colours. They look like they are intricately designed.

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      1. And have an intrinsic and intriguing behavior. πŸ˜‰

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  2. “Say it with flowers” is an excellent expression. You did very well to spread the word around to love our flowers. Imagine a world without flowers. Great work.

    Regards,

    Omar.-

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  3. Andy Townend says:

    Inspirational photos, looking at these and Mara’s post from yesterda,y I really do feel that I need to try my hand at macro, but the mood I am in….all that colour…. πŸ˜‰

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  4. pommepal says:

    Lovely and sharp flower image with the out of focus background. Well done to hold the camera so steady for a hand held shot DJ

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    1. desleyjane says:

      Thanks PP 😊

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  5. LivingPeace says:

    What a wonderful post πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚
    Hopefully one day I can be part of this. Love love x Peace

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