Technical: Nikon D200, 1/200 sec, f8, ISO 100, 170mm focal length

Otto was kind enough to make a suggestion on my other blog entry today in PhotoBackStory.

“I think it’s fun to see that you are experimenting with a new field of photography. I like your bee-picture and I like the tight crop. If I may come with a suggestion; a way to emphasize the bee a little more is to add contrast and colour saturation locally on the bee, and then take down (make darker) the surroundings. Keep up with the good work!” munchow

Lately, the majority of my post processing is being done in Lightroom. While Amy might spend time getting her images perfect, in Photoshop, I’m more ‘come as you are.’ However, critical comments are always helpful. Otto’s comment hit the target. The image wasn’t quite right…

As long as we’re on the topic, consider cropping as part of post processing. The standard image crop from the camera is either horizontal or vertical but you are not limited. Here I cropped in a panoramic style. Consider a square crop. It’s also a good visual option sometimes.

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