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JustinBoi
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Ficus Retusa over rock!

I got a new Ficus Retusa over rock at Wigerts. I really do believe it is one of my favorite pieces. I have it in the broom canopy style and will probably keep it that way. Any recommendations of what to do with it is welcome :D

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Will make another thread with all of my collection but I thought it would be nice to share this newer piece. (:
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When photographing plants and trees you should get lower 'eye-level' shots rather than from above. Straight on profiles give a much better view.

Just a suggestion from a guy who never takes pictures of anything. :lol:

Nice starter tree. Let it adapt to its new home. Maybe next year re-pot it. I would look for a round glazed pot with some warm earth-tones. The rock is a feature here and should be a focal point in the overall design.

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Sorry :P iPhone is being crappy recently.
When I go to Wigert's next, I will do that ! Love the oval idea (:
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You might have misunderstood - not the iPhone, the position. Just set the tree up on a table or high stand and shoot from 'straight on', a profile shot and not from above looking down.

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No I understand that xD. I made a new thread with the focus on it with the straight on view. I was just saying the photos may be bad because my iPhones quality has been crappy photographing my trees.
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