How It's Done - Shooting Bluebells by David Noton

Chasing the Light Online Photography Magazine, Issue 64 Backlighting combined with maximum depth of field and a medium focal length was the way I chose to shoot this dense carpet of bluebells early on a spring morning in the woods of Dorset. Canon EOS 5D Mark II with 24-70mm lens at 50mm. Exposure: 4 sec at f/16 and ISO 100. Every spring, without fail, I head into the woods to shoot that perennial symbol of renewal, the bluebell. It’s a fail-safe way of portraying the arrival of spring, and besides, who can resist those vibrant blue carpets,...

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