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Re: HB: TB: Garden presence

  • Subject: Re: [iris-photos] HB: TB: Garden presence
  • From: "J. Griffin Crump" jgcrump@cox.net
  • Date: Sat, 29 Apr 2006 23:45:31 -0400

That's a delicious color, Francelle.  Yes, it would certainly catch the eye in a garden.  As another who is learning to use a new digital, I see in these photos, apparently, what I have seen in a number of my own  --  a light feedback from the surface of the flowers.  I've solved part of the problem by shutting off the automatic flash, but it still occurs in bright sunlight.  Have tried using different settings.  Works sometimes,  but haven't yet found consistent success.  --  Griff
----- Original Message -----
Sent: Wednesday, April 26, 2006 3:05 PM
Subject: [iris-photos] HB: TB: Garden presence

One of the things I look for in evaluating seedlings is a difficult to define quality that I call garden presence.  It is what catches my eye and holds it as I gaze across the seedling patch.  To me, this one has it.  It attracted me at its maiden bloom last year and still does.  The mug shot was taken April 10th, the garden clump was taken this morning while I am still trying to learn my new Nikon Coolpix S4 camera.  My old Olympus gave out just as I read Chuck Chapman’s endorsement of this one.  I did some more research, got opinions from the family, and now I have it.


Francelle Edwards  Glendale, AZ  Zone 9


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