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A REALLY red phal by flash obstruction...

This is a discussion on A REALLY red phal by flash obstruction... within the Technical Photography Discussion forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; This is what you get when photographing a white phal and you put your big ...

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    Default A REALLY red phal by flash obstruction...

    This is what you get when photographing a white phal and you put your big fat finger over the flash...



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    LOL! Now that is a way to get different colors. hehehe...

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    I love the red! Which parent passed along the genes for sticking finger in front of flash?

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    I wish Phals did come in such a vibrant hue!

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    Now that's funny. I'm gonna try it on some of my whites and see what happens. I wonder what you'd get with other colors. You may be on to something here Diane. heheheheheh

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    i absolutely love this picture. happy accidents are the best!

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    I propose we name this clone 'Diane's Blood'.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Piper View Post
    I love the red! Which parent passed along the genes for sticking finger in front of flash?

    McTeasing
    Neither one will admit to having a klutz gene.... maybe the mailman???

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    hi diane,
    wow, thats pure genious!

    just dont be so honest with the flash story, think of marketing. lol

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    That's cool! I may have to get a big white and see how many colors I can make it turn. Your red may just steal the show though!!

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