September 29, 2013

A Striking Red Bottlebrush...

Callistemon Citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush) flower

The strong, bright, deep red color of the Callistemon Citrinus flower hit by an afternoon sun ray tempted me for a few macro shots, in the break of another shooting session.
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Lens: Canon EF-S 60mm USM Macro
ISO: 200
Exposure: 1/40 sec
Aperture: 13.0
Focal Length: 60mm (96mm)


Callistemon Citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush) flower on branch
The common name of this flower is Crimson Bottlebrush, really a striking red natural bottlebrush.

Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Lens: Canon EF-S 60mm USM Macro
ISO: 100
Exposure: 1/200 sec
Aperture: 4.5
Focal Length: 60mm (96mm)


Callistemon Citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush) flower stems closeup
The shape of the stems makes AF impossible though.

Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Lens: Canon EF-S 60mm USM Macro
ISO: 100
Exposure: 1/250 sec
Aperture: 5.0
Focal Length: 60mm (96mm)





Callistemon Citrinus (Crimson Bottlebrush) flower closeup w/ spider web
Camera: Canon EOS 550D
Lens: Canon EF-S 60mm USM Macro
ISO: 100
Exposure: 1/125 sec
Aperture: 3.5
Focal Length: 60mm (96mm)

All Photos were shot handheld in RAW under natural sunlight and post processed in Canon's DPP (Digital Photo Professional).
Thank you for viewing.
All Photos: © 2013 S.C.Vlachos

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