Valentine Rose

On Valentine's Day of 2014, I bought some roses for Xenedette.

I rarely shoot flowers or macro images, so I have shot an image combining both.

Image: Valentine Rose

Valentine Rose

I wanted some dramatic side lighting, and I wanted to highlight water droplets on the rich red petals, so I used my trusty LED headlamp in a darkened room, manually holding it during a ten-second exposure.

Published on Saturday, 15 February, 2014.