Good Evenin' Ted:
You always taught me, KISS - Keep It Simple Sweetheart!
And that's what it is. Taken with the Oly 12~40/2.0 zoom @ 40mm. No close-up
tricks or accessories ... just frame and fire. The only light was the evening
sun coming through the kitchen window and from behind the bloom.
What's posted is exactly as taken, just cropped to square, to remove some of
the kitchen detritus that was at the right of the tulip.
For the first time, the penny (finally!) dropped, and I was able to see Sonny's
advice ... "treat the flower as if you're taking it's portrait".
Thanks to you Ted (and Andy) for your kind words, and to Sonny for his sage
David Young - Photographer
Logan Lake,BC, CANADA
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But good Sir David, J
When you turn out a smashing Friday Flower or any other day as beautiful as
this is, at this time of year, month, day or who cares? It's beautiful as its
[mailto:leicareflex-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of David Young
Sent: March-17-16 8:07 PM
Subject: [LRflex] Friday Flower - David.
I don't usually get to post a Friday Flower .... we won't see any in the
garden, for weeks, yet.
After all, it hasn't snowed since yesterday ... though it all melted by
around 2 pm.
Welcome to spring, in the mountains.
But, a few minutes ago, Rose called to me and said "Look at the light, on the
So, they are cut flowers, from the store, and I'm pushing things a wee bit,
as it's still Thursday, here. But it's already Friday in Atlantic Canada,
and that works for me!