Thought I would slip quietly into "creative mode" and thought about what to shoot.

I was outside looking for suitable subjects (found one, I'll pop it in later) and before doing the macro played around with selective focusing and a water droplet dripped slowly and carefully onto a petal.

I know the explanation takes a little away from the mysticism of still life creativeness sometimes, but I like to explain my thought process a bit.

Anyway, this was shot against a piece of orange art paper, artificial light (overhead energy saving bulb) and tripod mounted, cable release, live view.


C&C as always.

Exif:

Camera Maker: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 550D
Lens: 105mm
Image Date: 2010-08-30
Focal Length: 105mm
Aperture: f/2.8
Exposure Time: 0.300 s (1/3)
ISO equiv: 200
Exposure Bias: none
Metering Mode: Matrix
Exposure: aperture priority (semi-auto)
White Balance: Auto
Flash Fired: No
Color Space: sRGB
Photographer: Paul Iddon
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