Petal, sunset

Petal, sunset

You’ll be seeing this image again but I wanted to highlight it. Definitely my favorite shot that I’ve taken so far with the Rodenstock 42mm f/0.75 X-ray lens. It’s not actually sunset, I just caught a sliver of golden sunlight behind the petal, and the lens’ rendition of out-of-focus color is so brilliant that it turned a mundane moment into something a bit more mysterious and alluring.

Here’s another using the same “technique” of putting a tiny patch of warm light behind a simple subject:


More to come.

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