Aster sp. (Michaelmas daisy) flower

Aster sp. (Michaelmas daisy) flower

Description

Title:
Aster sp. (Michaelmas daisy) flower
Caption / Description:

Flower of a Michaelmas daisy (Aster sp.). There are numerous similar looking flowers in the Aster genus that are commonly referred to as Michaelmas daisies, as they flower around Michaelmas, 29th September.

The flowers heads have purple petals with yellow centres. Each plant bears large numbers of flowers, making it a popular garden plant for autumn.

Tags / Keywords:
  • Biota
  • Life
  • Vitae
  • Eukaryota
  • Plantae
  • Plants
  • Magnoliophyta
  • Flowering Plants
  • Angiosperms
  • Magnoliopsida
  • Dicotyledons
  • Asteraceae
  • Asterales
  • Asters
  • Compositae
  • Daisies
  • Sunflowers
  • Aster
  • Michaelmas daisies

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Date Original Photo Taken:
Original File Name:
_DIR0179.RAF
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Original File Dimensions:
4256px x 2848px
File Type:
JPEG
Color Mode:
Original Image Color Profile:
Adobe RGB (1998)

Location

Location Created:
Sublocation:
City:
Market Harborough
Province/State:
Leicestershire
Country:
United Kingdom
World Region:
Europe
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Rights

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Copyrighted
Licensing Status:
Rights Managed
Available for Editorial Use:
Yes
Available for Commercial Use:
Yes
Copyright Notice:
© 2013 Dave Kennard

Camera Data

Date Digital Resource was created:
Shutter speed:
1100 s
Aperture:
f/5.6
Camera Model:
Fujifilm IS Pro
ISO:
100
Exposure Compensation:
0
Focal Length:
75mm
Focal Length (35mm equiv.):
118mm
Metering Mode:
Spot
Flash:
Off, Did not fire
Exposure Mode:
Manual
White Balance:
Manual
Light Source:
Unknown
Exposure Program:
Manual

Additional shooting metadata

Lens:
Nikon EL-Nikkor 75mm F4 N
Filters used:
  • B+W 486 UV IR Cut MRC
Additional Optics used:
  • Kenko DG Extension Tubes 20mm
  • Kenko DG Extension Tubes 12mm
  • 17mm-31mm M42 Focusing helicoid
Setup:
Tripod, geared head, focusing rail
Vivitar 283 flash with flash bender used for lighting

Post Processing

Image Modified:
Software used:
  • Adobe Camera RAW
Post Processing: