Sunday, November 30, 2008

Back-lit Grasses for Green Thumb Sunday


Back-lit Grasses for Green Thumb Sunday


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Back-lighting worked very well in this image.

It gives the green grass a glowing appearance and brightens the whole subject.

These plants were growing along the edge of a pond, and I have found that I get my best back-lit images from these areas.

I sometimes wonder if the light reflecting off the surface of the water helps to make the plants glow.

It is hard for the eye to even see it - we are usually squinting against the brightness of the sun.

But leave it to the camera to catch it - all part of the beauty of photography!












12 comments:

  1. Another lovely shot. Isn't it amazing how you can take something so simple and turn it into a beautiful piece of art.

    I hope you are having a great day!!:-)

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  2. interesting shot, I only wish your images were sized larger on the blog. I think reducing their size makes them lose some of the magic a photo captures. Although using larger sizes can put a real strain on the storage space you have available.

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  3. Thanks, Jackie - yes, photography is amazing!

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  4. Hi WiseAcre - Ah, but if you click on the photo, it brings you to a larger sized image on my website. Clicking it there will make it even bigger. Thanks for stopping by!

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  5. The lighting makes this a winning photograph

    Great framing to create a criss crossing pattern of leaves

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  6. Kathy, they certainly are beautifully backlit! I know what you mean about the nearby water adding a glow. I think so, too. :)

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  7. Green is all but gone here...Miss it already. All we have is the crunching of fallen pecan leaves to remind us of a more colorful time...nice capture!

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  8. I love your backlit pictures, very interesting, photography is amazing and you know some cool things.

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  9. Hi Kathy,
    Just popping in to say hello and thank you for dropping by this morning. I am trying to master that shutter speed.

    I hope you are having a great day!

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  10. I love the way the light comes through the grasses. Very pretty.

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  11. KML,
    A lovely photo. I'm glad I read the other comments as I've often wished the photos were larger. Now I know to take one more step after the initial click.
    Aiyana

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  12. I have gave you some linky love for being a top dropper thanks so much.

    Ask Ms Recipe

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