Cordylines – A Great Candidate For Black & White Conversion.

This is a Cordyline leaf just after rain.This variety is very similar to New Zealand Flax.

It is a pinky red colour like this.

Cordyline with Water drops

Cordyline with Water drops

I find this pink colouring lends itself well , to Black & White conversion.

Black & White conversion

Black & White conversion

By using off camera flash , held at 45 degrees and radio triggered,you get the black background as well as the rain drops highlighted and more transparent.

Cannon 600D 28-135mm Canon Lens,extension tube, side lit with strobe off camera,Lightroom 5

This entry was published on November 15, 2014 at 6:35 pm. It’s filed under Flora, Macro, Photography and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

2 thoughts on “Cordylines – A Great Candidate For Black & White Conversion.

  1. Nice shot. Thanks for sharing your flash tips.

    • Thanks for following the blog. This system works for me on a number of subjects,without cords getting in the way.ive got one set of radio transmitters for the canon,and I’m getting a smaller set to fit the Olympus hot shoe.

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