Asiatic Lily Bouquet

Asiatic Lily Bouquet

Asiatic Lily Bouquet, photo by Harold Davis. View this image larger.

I photographed this interesting mixed Lily bouquet on black velvet, with natural daylight and a tungsten spot. As always in these situations, it pays to “under expose” the photo for a proper “creative” exposure—so the flowers become more saturated and the black background goes truly black. Creative exposures are explained in Light & Exposure for Digital Photographers, pages 118-121.

Related images: Lily in a Green Vase, Bouquet of Roses.

[Nikon D300, Sigma 50mm f/2.8 macro lens (75mm in 35mm terms), 1/2 second at f/32 and ISO 100, tripod mounted.]

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