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Lensbaby fun!

Posted by
Ansie (Paarl, South Africa) on 22 May 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

I have not played much with the lensbaby. I struggle to get the hang of it, and of course one must keep struggling - any help out there? This one was not too bad.

Canon EOS 5D Mark II 1/90 second F/0.0 ISO 100 50 mm

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Majo from Mumbai, India

nice soft colors

22 May 2010 5:25am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

A gorgeous image. Such soft tones and beautiful dof. I just love it with those little tiny pistils.

22 May 2010 5:30am

dang from Atlanta, United States

Not bad? Heck, it's gorgeous! A few more like this and I'll have to pull mine out too. Well done, inspiring shot.

22 May 2010 7:07am

@dang: :))

rainboy from Nainital, India

this is so dreamlike...lovely.

22 May 2010 9:19am

Mohammad from Bandar abbas, Iran

goood shot

22 May 2010 10:25am

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands

Geweldige opname! Heel teder en sensueel met (weer) schitterende kleuren!

22 May 2010 11:25am

marc battault from clermont ferrand, France

lot of sweetness in these tones!
friendships!

22 May 2010 3:32pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Ah... you've got a Lensbaby... no, I'm afraid I can't help, because I haven't got one, but it's on my wishlist, too... ;)
I just wanted recommend you Barbara here in Am3, but I saw you have already contacted her... that's fine...

Nevertheless - I love your picture, Ansie, it's a great shot with the dreamy softness of a real lensbaby shot!

Have a nice weekend... :)

22 May 2010 5:18pm

Anina Botes from Auckland, New Zealand

Dis pragtig! Vir my lyk dit of jy dit god onder die knie het :) Die kleure is pragtig.

23 May 2010 12:52am

kiwisa from North Shore, New Zealand

I've been thinking of investing in a lensbaby, so good to see it in practice. This is beautiful soft yet still elegant in lovely soft tones. Lovely photo

23 May 2010 6:32am

Fonts from Barcelona, Spain

Delicacy and elegance. A poetic image is a work of art Ansie! Best regards, Adela

23 May 2010 9:10am

Tede from Aubenas 07, France

Full of sweetness and beauty in this superb shot. Good day.

23 May 2010 12:30pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Gorgeous ! 5***** !

23 May 2010 5:22pm

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran

lovely fadin'!!the soft purple is really nice here!!!like the cool mood

23 May 2010 5:45pm

SOUL AFLAME from The bosom of Mother Nature, United Kingdom

I've long been a fan of the lensbaby's and this reinforces that love. A beautiful shot with such delicate detail and tone. Not another thing I will have to save up for! ... ha ha

23 May 2010 5:49pm

@SOUL AFLAME: Thank you!

Mandy from Worcester, South Africa

wow dit lyk awesome het jy dit so geneem of gefoto-edit? ma dit lyk pragtig. is jy deel van die paarl se foto club?

23 May 2010 6:22pm

@Mandy: Nee, net so geneem met 'n lensbaby, maar jy kan dit ook doen met 'n macro lens. Nee, ek is nie lid nie, was gewees met Somerset Wes, maar dit gelos, moet seker hier inskakel. Ek ken nie jou Kodak nie, is dit 'n slr? Daar is ongelooflike goeie klasse in Stellenbosch deur Nicole Palmer.

MEC from Setúbal, Portugal

Lovely imagem. Congratulations.

23 May 2010 7:02pm

"Dutch" from Chicagoland, United States

The lensbaby has given you a very soft option for photographing and this is a very lovely result!

23 May 2010 9:04pm

@"Dutch": Yes, I am still struggling!

Ralph from Overijssel, Netherlands

Mooi effect krijg je zeg met die lensbaby!

23 May 2010 9:21pm

@Ralph: Dankie, Ralph!

carla from Netherlands

Prachtige soft foto.

24 May 2010 6:26pm

Marzia from ., Italy

stunning tones.

25 May 2010 6:39am

Barbara Kile from Ft. Worth, United States

A lovely 'color wash' with the one flower and stamen in focus - perfectly executed. Keep going!

26 May 2010 4:32pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Very nice.

7 Jun 2010 9:11am

Canon EOS 5D Mark II
1/90 second
F/0.0
ISO 100
50 mm

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flower
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