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    Default Some weird "flower"

    First few shots using the 400D with kit lens of my "fortune plant" bearing flowers ?

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    What "fortune plant"? Can show?
    But u are really lucky to see it flower ....

    as for the pic, i feel the glare in the background is too much???
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    What a strange flower! I haven't this before. Too much background.

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    maybe i'll get another shot of it . the plant is located right next to my window . with the morning sun

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    Quote Originally Posted by flightspeed View Post
    maybe i'll get another shot of it . the plant is located right next to my window . with the morning sun
    Why not try using a piece of black colour paper to cover the flower pot. Shoot at higher shutter speed to darken the background small aperture.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fotojoy View Post
    What "fortune plant"? Can show?
    But u are really lucky to see it flower ....

    as for the pic, i feel the glare in the background is too much???
    Heres the whole plant , well almost . See how this "thing" sticks out ?



    Another image with darker background


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    Default Re: some weird "flower"

    the way u shoot it has some very very weird perspective....

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    This one is 金钱树.... "fortune plant" is Adenium "富贵花".
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    Quote Originally Posted by glennyong View Post
    the way u shoot it has some very very weird perspective....
    erm .... i just started shooting few mths ago as a hobby . sorry if it seems weird i tot this might be an interesting angle

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    Quote Originally Posted by philliptan View Post
    This one is 金钱树.... "fortune plant" is Adenium "富贵花".
    Hi phillip ,

    my pc cant read the mandarin words ... is it "fu kwee hua" that i m having ?

    Thks

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    Quote Originally Posted by flightspeed View Post
    erm .... i just started shooting few mths ago as a hobby . sorry if it seems weird i tot this might be an interesting angle
    if i am more direct.. looks like P#n!2 really.... dun be offended yah

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    Quote Originally Posted by flightspeed View Post
    Hi phillip ,

    my pc cant read the mandarin words ... is it "fu kwee hua" that i m having ?

    Thks
    its "jin qian shu" direct translate: " gold $$$ tree"

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    jin qian shu is jin qian shu

    fu gui hua is fu gui hua :P

    but ur jin qian shu really well kept!! I like this plant 'cos it can tahan and so can recycle every chinese new year! hahaha ....


    The new pic with darker background is much better.
    And don't need to paiseh about the "perspective"... it is ok lah
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    Pinis pinis.... so cute................

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    As they have said... yours is Jin Qian Shu...

    To edit:
    This one is Jin Qian Shu.... "fortune plant" is Adenium "Fu Gui Hua".


    Fu Gui Hua looks like this... Very fat bum one...
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    Default Re: Some weird "flower"

    for a start you might want to explore other angles.

    here's an interesting website on flora photography, hope you'll find some inspiration http://www.tonyhowell.co.uk/flowerphotography.htm

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