Gerbera Close-up, by Ola Cedell

This photograph was taken as a part of an assignment, the purpose was to have the working distance in mind. As subject a Gerbera was used and a working distance of ~7cm. The minimum working distance and the lens used will create a photo with magnification close to 1:1, revealing details in the flower that normally is over looked. I used f/4 to have some depth of field. With the camera set to matrix metering and aperture-priority, the exposure compensation was set to -0.3 to get the correct mid tone.

Gerbera Close-up, by Ola Cedell

ILCE-7RM2 with FE 50mm F2.8 | Exposure 1/60sec @ f/4 | ISO 400 | Focal Length 50mm
Gerbera Close-up, by Ola Cedell

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | May 06
Award Score: 66 (Value 12, Clarity 12, Composition 18, Style 12, Skill 12)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Close-Up Photography
Photograph Location: Malmö, Skåne | Sweden

Photographer: Ola Cedell (Malmo, Sweden) Registered
Born in southern Sweden in 1969, Ola Cedell moved to Melbourne Australia in 1996, then to Aachen Germany in 2001, and returned back to southern Sweden in 2003. Food has been a big part of Cedell’s life, as he always enjoys tasting and trying new things. Besides his engineering career, he has been enjoying amateur photography since 1996. Nowadays, Landscape and food photography are his main categories, i.e. for the catering company Gazpacho. His inspiration comes form all around the world, but mainly in southern Sweden as well as France Alpes/Provence.


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