Bugs on a leaf

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Adithya Biloor
Bugs on a leaf
The credit for this image goes to my wife Anusha .She gave me the idea of using the led lights to make this image.

We have used 2 white lights from the bottom and a blue light from the top to illuminate the bugs. Shot using 18-55mm lens @ 45mm. Camera Canon 350D.

Would love to know your views.

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Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:20 pm
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Commentby Shivakumar L Narayan on Sun Jul 26, 2009 9:50 pm

Very beatuful execution Adithya. Good choice to go with multiple light source. Probably one on the bottom would have sufficed instead of two.
The light on the top is really good and good team effort :)
Probably next time i suggest you to play around with side lighting to create some shadow effect ( Refer Ganesh's blog on shadows in macro )

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Commentby Ashwini Kumar Bhat on Mon Jul 27, 2009 10:45 am

So finally she is also into the field! :)
A fine image here Anusha. From the composition perspective, I would have placed the bugs a bit more to the left. The green veins of the leaf are adding well. Overall a well thought and nicely executed image...
Thanks for sharing...

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Commentby Ganesh H Shankar on Mon Jul 27, 2009 6:41 pm

Lovely contrasting colors here Adithya ! Back lighting made all the difference here !! Nice experiment. Thanks for sharing..

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Commentby Nilanjan Das on Mon Jul 27, 2009 9:07 pm

Just beautiful. I think everything worked well, may be you could tried a few more angles.

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Commentby Kaushik Balakumar on Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:13 pm

Nice thinking and execution Aditya. The shape of the leaf looks lovely too.
Might agree with Shiva regarding using just one light from below for this frame.

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» Last edited by Kaushik Balakumar on Wed Jul 29, 2009 2:14 pm; edited 1 time in total

Commentby Vijay Mohan Raj on Thu Jul 30, 2009 9:40 am

Very nice attempt to induce color in the frame. I would go with warm or naturally occuring shades at the best. The comtrasting warm and blue leads to the surreal. I think there is some burning which is visible before the bugs.

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