unwanted shadows

molossermomOctober 25, 2013

My favorite flower happens to bloom only at night so getting a decent photo has been a bit tricky. These are the two best Ive managed so far. Id like to be able to eliminate the shadows in the center without losing any definition and depth. Ive tried diffrent angles with same result or worse where it is totally blown out. I haven't tried a bounce flash yet . Maybe that would do the trick?

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molossermom

here's pic #2

    Bookmark   October 25, 2013 at 2:55AM
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kentuck_8b

You need to take the picture directly facing the flower using your flash, or use another lightsource away from the camera.

Kt

    Bookmark   October 25, 2013 at 8:33AM
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molossermom

Ok I used another light source and I think that helped. Ill try taking one from directly in front in about two months when it blooms again Thanks for the advice.

    Bookmark   October 25, 2013 at 11:43PM
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kentuck_8b

Nice picture!

    Bookmark   October 26, 2013 at 1:02PM
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molossermom

thanks Kentuck_8b !

    Bookmark   October 30, 2013 at 1:37PM
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evaf555

Night blooming Cereus?

    Bookmark   February 22, 2014 at 7:06PM
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JeanInWa

you could also try putting the camera on a tripod, and not using a flash

    Bookmark   May 4, 2014 at 7:37PM
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