SteemitPhotoChallenge Entry: Wild Honeysuckle

in steemitphotochallenge •  3 years ago  (edited)

I rarely take photos of flowers in gardens, but let's see how my photos of native wild flowers do in the competition:


Olympus XZ-1, 112mm, ISO400, f8, 1/200s

This is the native, wild variety of honeysuckle (Lonicera) in The Netherlands.

I don't normally shoot the Olympus XZ-1 at over ISO200, as its sensor tends to smear a bit at higher ISOs, even with little or no noise reduction, resulting in photos that look like watercolour paintings. In this case, however, I decided to push it to ISO400, hoping for a subtle effect that would make the photo look like an old-school botanical drawing. I think I pulled it off.

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concentrated color, I like it.

I think you pulled it off well. Very lovely flower. I like the muted colors. Your Olympus sure has great clarity. Good luck.

Thanks!

Very nice. Great photo, good luck in the challenge

Thank you.

Beautiful capture! Good luck on the SteemitPhotoChallenge! (: