The last rose of summer

The Last Rose of Summer is a poem written in 1805 by Irish poet Thomas Moore.

15 NOV 2020 | The Beacon of Groveton | rose bud

“You look like the last rose of summer” was one of my Irish mother’s favorite sayings. Miss you, Mom!

Tech Tips

A rose bud cutting from the landscaping at The Beacon of Groveton was photographed against a pure white background (255, 255, 255) using the “Meet Your Neighbours” (MYN) technique.

I used my Fujifilm X-T1 digital camera and an 18-55mm zoom lens, set for 55mm. One external flash was used to backlight the background (a piece of translucent white plastic) and another flash was used as a key light on the subject. Check the EXIF/IPTC info for the photograph for complete details regarding photo gear and camera settings.

Copyright © 2020 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.

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One Response to “The last rose of summer”

  1. Wally Jones Says:

    Your efforts yielded a really pleasing effect!
    More detail than I would have anticipated.

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