Re: [OM] Rainy Day Flowers

Subject: Re: [OM] Rainy Day Flowers
From: Wayne Shumaker <om3ti@xxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2020 11:02:35 -0700
At 3/16/2020 09:01 PM, Moose wrote:
>On 3/16/2020 6:03 AM, Wayne Shumaker wrote:
>>At 3/16/2020 01:39 AM, Moose wrote:
>>>Finally! It rained!
>>>Pelargonium <https://photos.app.goo.gl/XBBCDAHdFrnRfqHP7>
>>This seems a bit on the dark to my eyes. Was that deliberate?
>Yes. I labor under the handicap of knowing what the flower looks like, right 
>outside the front door. When I tried to brighten it up, or otherwise give it 
>more "pop", it stopped looking like the flower itself.
>It's a soft, velvety surface, and loses that quality easily. It was shot on an 
>overcast, rainy day. I'll try to catch it again, in the mostly off again, 
>sometimes on again sunshine this week.
>>>We will soon have a wall of white Star Jasmine flowers. 
>>I like this with the various flowing curves.
>Thanks! I like all the pent up energy of all those buds getting ready to burst 
>>>I should remember what these are called. 
>>Very nice, but again the dark background but the flowers do not look as dark 
>>as the first one. Just curious if that is intended or artifact of how you 
>>shot the image? Again this has curving lines that I find interesting.
>I often reduce brightness and contrast behind flowers and/or blur the 
>background. Same reason someone ( Jim?) was using a black foam core board 
>behind his flowers a while ago.
>This is what it looks like, otherwise. 

Yes, I can see now, this has more competing lines that take away from the main 

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