rain droplets glisten on bright purple lilacs against a periwinkle evening sky


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After a rainy spring day, small droplets of water still glisten on a lilac tree in our backyard. Bozeman, Montana.

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  • Veey good DOF! Thanks for comment in my photoblog and for the advice about feed! I’ve been in Montana two yeras ago, it’s a wonderful place and I’m happy to see some beautiful photos here! :-)

  • I like how the violaceous background support the violet blows of lilacs. The foreground needs more light, in my opinion. Pleasant photo :)

  • Thank you! There’s been something nagging me about this photo that didn’t seem right. I had decided to post it because of the way the colors looked. Hadn’t fully occured to me that my main area of focus was backlit :)

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  • Camera: Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XTi
  • ISO: 100
  • Shutter speed: 1/800 sec
  • Focal length: 50mm
  • Aperture: f/1.0


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