Raindrops on Roses

Image:Image was taken two years ago of two roses on our garden after a light morning rain, the wind was very moderate that allowed the image to be taken handheld

Description: Two yellow roses and raindrops, these were not sprayed with a water bottle.

Specific Feedback Requested: Over all composition and

Pertinent technical details or techniques: Canon 6D with Sigma 28-70 mm f 2.8 lens, 400 ASA, 1/64 second. Raw file developed using Affinity Photo, with reduced shadows and some dodging and burning to minimize the background foliage.


That is awesome Ian! I like the way you’ve composed it wit a bit more space on the right. The contrast between the roses and the black really works as well. Drops of water add a final level of interest. There is a lighter gray area in the bottom left that probably could be removed somehow.