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NEW GROUP "Technique of the Week" is HIGH KEY

Hi All - I have started a new group designed to challenge us to try new things. It is just for fun BUT participating can also lead to less burn out and learning new techniques. It is a weekly theme challenge called TECHNIQUE OF THE WEEK. This week is HIGH KEY. I hope to see you give it a try!

Thoughts on 'Solitary'

I'd like some quick feedback on this image. Once received I'll provide a little background.

All sincere feedback welcomed!

Update 6/30
Now I have received helpful feedback I'll provide some background. This was taken during a hike during a prolonged rainstorm. Although providing a wonderful backdrop the flat lighting did...

Dandelion water drop

Dandelion seed with a water drop on it.
this is my first attempt so I would be glad if you could give me some tips.

shot with a Pentax k-x and a Tamron 90mm and lit with a speed light.

comments welcome

A little patriotic spin for the July 4th weekend.

I thought I'd play with a little red, white and blue this weekend.

This is water soluble suminagashi ink in water. I use this ink because of the very reason these images sometimes get constructive criticism about focus. That is that the ink is dissolving rapidly into the water and therefore has a soft, ephemeral and surreal look. The...

Fish-eye Tuba

Not looking for critique, just posting these as a point of interest.

After reviewing captured images of 4th July floats following the village parade I was surprised to find almost perfect reflections of the surrounding scene in the horn of a passing tuba.

Not something I would typically take (or present) but I think they hold...