Last Sunday, on the occasion of the 5th Annual St. Louis City Wide Open Studio Tour, we had our doors open and my brother and sister-in-law dropped by with a lovely bouquet to celebrate the occasion. This Sunday, the bouquet had ripened nicely and the sunflowers were ready for their close-up. I planned out the first set for color solarization, marking the first time I shot specifically for the process. Also a first today, I used my new Gitzo Basalt tripod and head, which performed beautifully.
Camera: Nikon D700
Lens: AF NIKKOR 180mm f/2.8D IF-ED "Leni lens"
Exposure: ISO 200, f/22 @ 0.6s, tripod (Gitzo Basalt GT2830 and Gitzo GH2781QR ball head)
Lighting: Window light
Location: Grand Center Artist Lofts GPSProcessing: Lightroom 3 and Nik Color Efex Pro