1. in what area is critique to be sought?
Critique sought on the composition and setting used for this photo.
2.what one hopes to achieve with the piece of work?
This photo is to allow viewer to appreciate the beauty of the orchid.
3.under what circumstance is the picture taken? (physical conditions/emotions)
This photo was taken just after shower at botanical garden. Went there to try out my new lens (EF 50mm f/1.8 II).
4.what the critique seeker personally thinks of the picture
I personally like this picture alot because it shows the natural and beauty of the orchid.
Using ZooomBrowser EX to increase the contrast to darken the background to minimize the distraction of the background from the main subject.
Equipment and settings:
Canon 500D with EF 50mm f/1.8 II
Shooting mode: Aperture-Priority
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Metering Mode: Evaluation Metering
Exposure Compensation: 0
White Balance: Daylight