2024-06-04 Flowers

The theme for the next two weeks is flowers. Anything goes – wild, domesticated, artistic. Remember that this page is intended for new images taken after June 4. The whole objective is to pick up your camera and explore opportunities in the here and now. Older images can be posted on the “Photographers Choice” page.

Just upload images no larger than 1600 pixels wide or 1050 pixels high.

28 Responses to 2024-06-04 Flowers

  1. Paul Fesko says:

    Double exposure, 1/500s, f4.0, ISO 100
    Done in camera, Canon R5 with 100 mm macro lens
    Edited in LR – cropping, clarity and vibrance

  2. della says:

    tulip at Reader rock garden 105mmm f3.3 ISO 200 1/60

  3. Paul Fesko says:

    I have been trying double exposure with flowers everyday. These are some bedding plants I bought for the front yard.

    1/50s, f2.8, ISO400. Lighten mode.
    Each image was about -1 EV
    Most of the image done in camera. Some clarity boost, exposure adjustments and cropping in LR.

  4. Frankie says:

    I went with the double exposure idea to try something different. I found out it’s super easy to do multiple exposures with my Ricoh GRiii. I can see how it would take a lot of experimenting to get the result you want!
    I tried for a jumble of layers and colours. This one is four or five exposures, some yellow calibrachoa (like little petunias), blue and yellow violas (blue butterfly) and a spirea bush that’s just starting to flower.
    ISO 800, 40 mm, f/7.1, 1/3200 sec

  5. Della 朱世芸 Ho says:

    My attempt at double exposure ISO 200 1/1000 f3 105mm

  6. Frankie says:

    This might just be two exposures, the yellow calibrachoa in a hanging basket again and chives in a planter on the ground.
    ISO 800, 40 mm, f/7.1, 1/3200 sec

  7. Henri says:

    Went out early this morning, gorgeous lighting to catch this bee pollinating the poppies at the Silver Springs Botanical Gardens. Experimented with my 24-100 mm Zoom at different apertures for good depth of field. 1/3200 sec, f/4, ISO 1600. Post processed in Photoshop using exposure, texture, clarity sliders as well as AI to remove distractions from one corner. Sharpened with Topaz AI.

  8. Henri says:

    Dreamy composite from 3 images taken at the Silver Springs Botanical Gardens.

  9. tony campos says:

    Went to Reader rock garden yesterday. This was my attempt at multiple exposure (my Nikon can only do 2 exposures)
    f/6.3, 1/320, iso-360

  10. tony campos says:

    Another flower
    f/5.6, 1/400, iso-100

  11. Beth says:

    Went to Reader Rock Gardens. This flower was all by itself in the sun. Shot with my 18-55 mm lens at F/4, 1/5400 sec, ISO 250

  12. Beth A Hetherington says:

    Stood over this iris and shot straight down into the flower. Shot with 18-55 mm lens at f/4, 1/480 sec, ISO 250

  13. Ron says:

    Biked down to Prince’s Island and found some nice displays at the west end of the island.
    Taken with 300 mm zoom lens. ISO 100, f/13, 1/640.

  14. Ron says:

    At the west access to the island. ISO 200, f/13, 1/200.

  15. Debbie McCluskey says:

    Out on a birding hike on Radar Hill – East of Red Deer. Much to my delight, many wildflowers were in bloom. This has always been one of my favorites, Twisted vine Honeysuckle. The hummingbirds and bees love this one too. I took this with my 300 in bird flight mode. F5.6, 1/1600 sec, ISO 400.

  16. Bill Stilwell says:

    This invasive species looks fine to me.
    Dandy dandelions

  17. Bill Stilwell says:

    Another pretty invasive species. In this case it is the wild mustard from Europe.

  18. Shannon says:

    Anemone (windflower, thimble flower) – Canon R8, 100 mm macro lens. Adjusted clarity, saturation, shadows, cropping in LR,

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