Soft Fruit

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  1. cedmondson

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    Thought I'd try something a bit different....
    I used a little Maplin light tent to keep the light diffused and shot this with a Sigma 70-300 APO on macro. Processing was limited to cloning out a raspberry stain from the background:), a slight crop and use of noiseware to soften the image slightly. I shot at f22 :eek: to keep most of the fruit in focus... but still allowing those in the background to have soft edges.
    Comments (as always) welcome :thumbsup:

    (Off to eat my 'subject' now :D )
     
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    Lovely, clean and crisp macro shot. I'd have been tempted to squish a few of the berries just to emphasise the softness of the fruit. But a top entry all the same,
     
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    :thumbsup: I had the same idea-you beat me to it.
     
  4. cedmondson

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    Sorry about that :) If it's any consolation a couple of my early thoughts had already gone so I decided to bite the bullet early. How would you have done it though?
     
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    This make me hungry :)

    Excellent photo, love the colours, do you remember what your "light tent" is called at maplins? I did a search but nothing came up. I think the clean background really helps this shot and I'd like to do the same.
     
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    The light tent is called a 'portable soft lighting studio'. Probably easier to use their stock code 'A03BL' though.
    The background cloth that comes with it is grey on one side & blue on the other (reversible) but it's also a bit reflective and its weave is a bit too prominent in a macro pic My background was just a piece of A4 copier paper :D
     
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    Really like this one, was similar to what I was going to do. Except as said by electrolyte, I would have squished a few of the berries.

    Hmm well I think I will have to ask a few friends and teachers for some ideas at school now.
     
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    Lovely and colourful.

    And my favourite fruit - blackberries. Yum Yum

    Love the white background really brings out the colours of the berries.

    And def on theme. Well don.
     
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    Im off to Sainsburys now..:rotfl:

    Technically very well sorted:smashin:

    Were they "soft" when you ate them?:D
     

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