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Project: Strawberry on Black | by Fraggle Red
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Project: Strawberry on Black

"This Strawberry Was NOT Harmed in Making of this Shot!"

 

I had another go at it, this time on black. Makes it harder to deal with reflections than using a "white" background.

 

I was racking my brain where the blue reflections were coming from until I was starring at my towel behind me - ha, ha. Cloned some of them out, but not all...

 

Also, I was a bit too slow in the left hand-toss-rigt hand-press shutter department and a tad too late, the strawberry just hit "glass bottom" when the flash fired. I am still quite happy with the result, though...

 

This shot was taken at ISO-500 with a shutter speed of 1/250s and an aperture of f/5.6. I tried a shutter speed of 1/500s too, but somehow screwed up the manual focus on those shots.

 

View On Black

 

HAPPY VALENTINE'S DAY!

 

Winner of the Super Shot weekly contest for week III in February

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Taken on February 13, 2008