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A walk in the Forest.

A lovely forest around King Alfred's Tower, where these pictures were taken. In the first PiP I was having trouble focusing on the leaf, maybe because the light was too strong, but this is how it came straight from the camera. Maybe you can have too much bokeh!! Let me know what you think. The second PiP is how I hoped it would look.

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Doug Shepherd said:

A very nice collection from the the forest Rosa. Both PiPs look fine to me. The light in those situations can be very tricky, I would certainly be happy enough with the results.
4 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Doug Shepherd:

Thank you for your very kind comments Doug. I was getting annoyed with the camera on the first PiP....or maybe myself ;-))

All the best, Rosa.
4 weeks ago

FotoArt said:

Das erste PiP gefällt mir besonders gut!***
4 weeks ago ( translate )

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to FotoArt:

Thank you very much.
4 weeks ago

╰☆☆June☆☆╮ said:

★彡 Good work. Have a lovely week 彡★
4 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to ╰☆☆June☆☆╮:

Thank you June. You too.
4 weeks ago

Chris10 said:

Lovely one Rosa!
It’s so beautiful today in the woods... Mushrooms are also coming again!

Greetz, Christien.
4 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Chris10:

Thank you Christien. Yes it will be nice to pick the mushrooms again.
Take care. Greetz, Rosa.
4 weeks ago

Ulrich John said:

The last days of summer ! Very beautiful, Rosa !
4 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Ulrich John:

Thank you Ulrich. Starting to feel very autumnal now.
4 weeks ago

Gudrun said:

A lovely series of various greens ad dappled shades. The first PiP has a gorgeous bokeh!
4 weeks ago

Rosalyn Hilborne replied to Gudrun:

Thank you Gudrun. It's strange, but I would probably have liked the first PiP more if someone else had taken it. Maybe too critical of my own picture.
4 weeks ago

Jaap van 't Veen said:

Beautiful light and colours; like the secong PiP most.
4 weeks ago

Marie-claire Gallet said:

Marvelous, Rosa, we just have to breathe the good air in this forest !!!!
4 weeks ago

Keith Burton said:

I really like the main image Rosa.........the light coming through the canopy is beautiful and there are some nice dappled shadows.

I like the bokeh in the first PiP.......maybe you had trouble focusing because the light was too strong or the contrast between the subject and the background wasn't high enough. Getting closer and using manual focus would have helped I think, and maybe using a wider aperture.

I like the second PiP too. The light on the leaves is lovely.
4 weeks ago