, Salem, MA

August 1, 2013

The reader's eye

The Salem News

---- — Name: Nancy Forrant

Hometown: Beverly

Description: “Took this flower last week just after a rain shower ... love the water droplets on it. Love nature and quirky little finds along the way.”

Camera info: Nikon d5000


The photographer does a nice job separating the flower from the background using a shallow depth of field. The bright magenta of the petals contrasts nicely with the vibrant greens found in the background, making the flower pop in the frame. The water droplets provide a nice texture and stand out against the smooth, blurred petals and background.

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