Black raspberry flowers

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    Lydia Bennett
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    I was out in the yard the other morning taking advantage of our black raspberry bushes that are in full bloom and looking absolutely beautiful. I was trying to get a variety of unique shots, and noticed this parting in the leaves with the flowers behind it…
    1) Do you like this photo composition-wise?
    2) I couldn’t decide when editing if I liked the leaves in the foreground being bright or dark. What do you think?

    Any other comments or thoughts would be appreciated!

    Both pics are the same, just edited differently.

    Camera: Nikon D3100

    Aperture: f/5.6
    Shutterspeed: 1/125
    ISO: 100
    White balance: Auto

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    James Staddon
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    Very creative! I like the effect of peering through the leaves. Makes it vibrant and colorful. I think I like the brighter one. Maybe just add a slight vignette. I also like how the elements surrounding the flowers almost create circles around the flowers.

    #31473

    Lydia Bennett
    Participant

    Thanks for the critique!
    At this point, I’m still using windows live photo gallery for editing 🙁 and very unfortunately there’s no vignette option in there.

    #31477

    John M.
    Participant

    Hi @bennett-family!
    I like these! I played around with it a little in Lightroom, and added a vignette. What do you think?

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    Lydia Bennett
    Participant

    Thanks @hayhand02! I like it; that vignette was done tastefully: it’s not too dark, but I think your eye is drawn to the subject better.

    #31481

    John M.
    Participant

    You’re welcome!! 🙂 I usually dislike a very dark vignette, it doesn’t look natural. Something in the middle works. And it depends on the picture.

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