Purple Iris
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Dubes

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Location: Mississauga ON CA
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A 10 image stack of an Iris illustrating the crest & pistil in focus captured using a tripod mounted with focus rail. Shot indoors using 2 compact fluor flood lights. Stack created using Combine ZP, downsized & sharpened in CS3.
· Date: Fri 31-July-2009 · Views: 2898 · Filesize: 120.4kb, 144.9kb · Dimensions: 619 x 825 ·
Keywords: Purple Iris
Camera: D300
Lens & Filters: Nikkor 105mm VR Micro lens
Film/ISO: 200
Aperture: 16
Shutter speed: 1/16
Tripod and Head
Tripod mounted w/ focus rail.
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Richard Jernigan

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Location: Austin TX US
Posts: 147
Fri 31-July-2009 06:08

Excellent shot! Thanks.
eyciboy


Location: Toronto ON CA
Posts: 131
Fri 31-July-2009 07:10

Outstanding for a Toronto summer!!
Countryboy

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Location: TN US
Posts: 4,334
Fri 07-August-2009 05:36

Richard, A powerful image. Excellent.


Tom
Dubes

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Location: Mississauga ON CA
Posts: 7,781
Fri 07-August-2009 06:46

Richard, Ray & Tom - thank you very much for your wonderful compliments, I'm quite humbled.
Richard
PADI050852


Location: Pensacola FL US
Posts: 100
Fri 07-August-2009 09:49

Wow!


Great job in both composition and post production!
Dubes

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Location: Mississauga ON CA
Posts: 7,781
Sun 09-August-2009 09:07

Thank you Mark, appreciate the comments.
LadyDi
Location: North Bay ON CA
Posts: 4
Sat 07-November-2009 10:07

This is superb!
I have been considering purchasing a focus rail and am confused with the many options...which focus rail are you using?
Dubes

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Location: Mississauga ON CA
Posts: 7,781
Sun 08-November-2009 02:17

Thank you very much. I do use a focus rail; it is imported and was purchased form Hong Kong. There are some possible issues with it, please read this post:
http://www.nikonians.org/forums/dcboard.php?az=set_threaded_mode&forum=169&topic_id=28624&prev_page=show_topic&gid=28624#28663
Richard
labatt50
Location: AZ US
Posts: 2
Sun 13-December-2009 06:11

A superb image. Congratulations!!!
mkousen
Location: York PA US
Posts: 103
Sun 27-December-2009 10:03

I agree with the others. The composition and color contrasts really make this a WOW shot. Well done.
Mort
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Location: Ashburn VA US
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Sun 18-November-2018 02:52

Beautiful rendition!


Kent in VA