Frangipani, by Siew Bee Lim

Frangipani (Plumeria rubra) plant is easily found in gardens, parks, and roadsides. The spreading tree grows to eight meters high. The fragrant flowers of shades of white, pink, yellow, red, or orange are popular. This image of a frangipani was taken at the neighborhood park on one cloudy day. I took the image in the early morning. The flower was fresh and the sunlight not that strong.

Frangipani, by Siew Bee Lim

SONY ILCE-6000 with E 18-135mm | Exposure 1/160 sec @ f/5.6 | Focal Length 135mm | ISO 200
Frangipani, by Siew Bee Lim

Award Winner: Photo of the Day | June 15
Award Score: 60 (Value 11.5, Clarity 11, Composition 15, Style 11.5, Skill 11)
Photo of the Day Award Category: Close-Up Photography
Photograph Location: Singapore

Photographer: Siew Bee Lim (Singapore) Registered
Born in 1965 in Singapore, photography was one of the old hobbies of Siew Bee Lim. Now she would like to learn it formally via Light & Composition platform as she believes it’s not too late. Since primary school she is not good in drawing; she doesn’t have artistic hand that some of her classmates have. Nonetheless, she likes reading since young, and would try to appreciate Chinese paintings. Few years after she started working as a Programmer, she took up photography as a hobby. She attended a short course which included a session in the darkroom. In those days, good photographs were dependent on good darkroom skills. It was unlikely that she spent much time in the darkroom. Hence the hobby didn’t last long then. She believes that the present learning experience has a longer way to go.

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