View Full Version : I Love Backlighting!

Mad Aussie
05-31-2010, 03:09 AM
A quick walk around the botanical gardens yesterday morning in the early light yielded these below.








05-31-2010, 03:27 AM
The original stained glass. These are lovely. Is that last one a poinsettia?

Mad Aussie
05-31-2010, 03:48 AM
The original stained glass. These are lovely. Is that last one a poinsettia?
It's a Redis Leavis Hugous I think :shrug: :headslap:

Ok ... I ran and asked my wife and she says "Yes ... it's a Poinsettia" ;)

05-31-2010, 09:39 AM
What a wonderful set, MA. :clap::clap: I really like how you themed them by having them all backlit. Did you challenge yourself that day or did you just end up with a bunch like this in the set?

05-31-2010, 11:11 AM
Nice set MA - I think my faves here are 1 and 6; really dig the comp and lighting.

05-31-2010, 12:23 PM
Lovely set! The first one is my fav.

05-31-2010, 01:09 PM
I'm with kat. the first one is wonderful!

Mad Aussie
05-31-2010, 03:03 PM
Thanks all :)

Iggy ... I've been to the botanical gardens before on a nice overcast spring day and took loads of shots in great light with little shadow.

So this day I decided that I would mostly look for backlit opportunities so it was quite purposeful. I did get flowers not backlit as well so I'll show them when I can.

Also was standing under a large python when I took that 1st shot in this set and didn't know it until Leanne pointed it out to me. He was close enough that I had to back away to get my lens to focus :)

05-31-2010, 06:34 PM
I love backlighting also MA. Especially when presented so beautifully, as you have just done with this set.

Mad Aussie
05-31-2010, 07:31 PM
Thank you HBG :)

06-01-2010, 01:33 AM
Nice set for sure, I'm inspired to have ago at some back-lighting next time I out (at the right time of day with a camera).

I would go with 2 and 4.

06-01-2010, 03:01 AM
Nice pics MA, the ferns are way cool :thumbup:

Mad Aussie
06-01-2010, 05:07 AM
Thanks Richard and Maw :)