Six Water Lilies, V1, 30-110

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Paul Pasco
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Six Water Lilies, V1, 30-110
Jul 17, 2014

I stopped by the Botanic garden today for a little while and a lot of water lilies were in bloom. All were shot with the 30-110. It was a bright sunny day so I had to watch exposure. Thanks for looking.

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Really nice Paul...REALLY nice!!! Love the lavender ones with orange centers 😊.
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Thanks a lot Dan!

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In reply to Paul Pasco, Jul 17, 2014

Wow - beauties Paul! And that's even while viewing on a laptop with a crappy display.

You really did nail the exposures nicely. Were you using a polarizer?

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All very nice. Processed  in LR?

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Wayne N. wrote:

Wow - beauties Paul! And that's even while viewing on a laptop with a crappy display.

You really did nail the exposures nicely. Were you using a polarizer?

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Thanks Wayne! Didn't use a polarizer even though I had one with me, just a generous amount of negative exposure comp. Are you resisting the urge for the new 70-300?

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Jimmy jang Boo wrote:

All very nice. Processed in LR?

Thanks! No LR, I'm a lazy sort. These are jpeg with a little PP in PS Elements 8. I confess that I have tried to learn processing raw but I get frustrated when I can't get them to look as good as a jpeg; anyone want to tutor me? Frankly, I'm pretty happy with what I get most of the time.

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Jimmy jang Boo wrote:

All very nice. Processed in LR?

Thanks! No LR, I'm a lazy sort. These are jpeg with a little PP in PS Elements 8. I confess that I have tried to learn processing raw but I get frustrated when I can't get them to look as good as a jpeg; anyone want to tutor me? Frankly, I'm pretty happy with what I get most of the time.

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I think a lot if US are pretty happy with what your results too Paul😉.
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Thanks Dan, I appreciate the kind words.

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Excellent Paul, producing jpg's  like this just showcases your expertise.

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Fantastic Paul is all I can say.

If I were able to get anything close to these, I would ecstatic!!

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Another lovely set Paul and such beautiful colors.

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Excellent Paul, producing jpg's  like this just showcases your expertise.

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Thanks Ron, my 'expertise' amounts mostly to aiming letting the V1 do it's thing
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Thanks Lon, but really, other than composition it's mostly the camera.
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Thank you Joe.
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Nice shots! Very sharp!

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Superb shots of these lilies! Your 30-110 seems a lot sharper than both of mine.

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Stunning lilies Paul, I especially like the purple ones.

You captured them very well.

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Thank you Giuseppi!
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Thanks Michael, I see you got the new 70-300; hopefully that will produce for you! I don't know if my 30-110 is different than others but I sure like it; lately my most used lens.
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