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I came across a group of these empty seed pods whilst out walking with my Support Walker, I would have like to have captured three together, "but 'hey ho' that's nature for you?"

A big thank you to all of you who took time out to look and comment on yesterday's upload 'Soft'. A very big thankyou goes to Darryl (Carper) and Kate (Irish Kate) for presenting me with their much welcomed and grateful User Awards GrinGrinGrin

May you all have a great day ahead of you.

Regards and keep safe Nathan

Brand:Canon
Camera:Canon EOS 7D
Lens:Tamron 90mm F2.8 Macro Check out Totally Tamron!
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:27 Aug 2012 - 2:24 PM
Focal Length:90mm
Lens Max Aperture:f/2.8
Aperture:f/3.2
Shutter Speed:1/1000sec
Exposure Comp:0.0
ISO:400
Exposure Mode:Manual
Metering Mode:Multi-segment
Flash:Off, Did not fire
White Balance:As Shot
Title:Natures Goblet
Username:NDODS NDODS
Uploaded:12 Dec 2012 - 7:35 AM
Tags:Aged, Dried, Fragile, Pods, Seeds, Small, Wildlife / nature, Winter
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canonfan
canonfan e2 Member 4canonfan vcard United Kingdom
12 Dec 2012 - 7:39 AM

A lovely simple image with great DOF Nathan
Jim

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franken
franken e2 Member 123261 forum postsfranken vcard Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:44 AM

Excellent use of depth of field Nathan.

Ken

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wenzu78
wenzu78  2 Malta
12 Dec 2012 - 7:48 AM

Nice macro you got here.


Cheers


wenzu

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cats_123
cats_123 e2 Member 104246 forum postscats_123 vcard Northern Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:59 AM

looks like an `Alien' pod GrinGrin...nice macro work Smile

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Lillian
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12 Dec 2012 - 8:01 AM

Sharp and detailed as always here Nathan,
A beautifully captured and presented shot
Lillian

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LynneJoyce
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12 Dec 2012 - 8:03 AM

Stunning!

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8146 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:24 AM

SUPERB GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin Carol

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12 Dec 2012 - 8:48 AM

A lovely depth of field on this capture.
Well done. WesternRed.

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mrswoolybill Critique Team 8526 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1090 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:50 AM

Homing in on a tiny ghost of summer, this is beautiful. Perfect aperture selection to let it fade away into pastel mist.
Moira

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fentiger
fentiger  13915 forum posts England22 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:52 AM

Simple composition but so effective.

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morpheus1955
12 Dec 2012 - 9:00 AM

Superb shot Nathan, excellent detail and dof and the exposure is spot on

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WhiteRose1
WhiteRose1 e2 Member 41110 forum postsWhiteRose1 vcard England136 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 9:05 AM

Excellent dof, Nathan. Simple and very effective.

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capto
capto e2 Member 21455 forum postscapto vcard United Kingdom7 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 9:10 AM

Great image, love the way the pod is coming out of the BG.

ivor

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Tibetan
Tibetan  2 England
12 Dec 2012 - 9:22 AM


Quote: Excellent dof, Nathan. Simple and very effective.

Dave

precise and to the point Dave, spot on, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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chrissie3
chrissie3  6 England
12 Dec 2012 - 9:26 AM

What a lovely image! It's really interesting to see the empty centre. And as for 3 - what do you think Photoshop is for!!!Grin

Last Modified By chrissie3 at 12 Dec 2012 - 9:27 AM

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12 Dec 2012 - 9:36 AM

a very beautifully worked image



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JohnChambersPhotography

Good focus Nathan and the use of DOF works well. simple but very effective. NOT simple to capture, nice one like it.

John

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danbrann
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12 Dec 2012 - 9:40 AM

stunning simplicity Nathan.

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barbarahirst
barbarahirst e2 Member 6barbarahirst vcard United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 9:43 AM

only too happy to take this inviting image to RC

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leontari
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12 Dec 2012 - 10:02 AM

An excellent macro!!

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Hermanus
Hermanus  2 South Africa
12 Dec 2012 - 10:03 AM

This is really an absolutely stunning photo Nathan !!

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lonely_oryx
lonely_oryx e2 Member 761 forum postslonely_oryx vcard England54 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 10:27 AM

Very good use of DOF

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digital_boi
12 Dec 2012 - 10:36 AM

good dof and a fine capture all round Nathan

GrahamWinkGrinGrin

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longhoss
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12 Dec 2012 - 10:43 AM

Lovely detail and dof Nathan
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RonnieAG
RonnieAG e2 Member 5143 forum postsRonnieAG vcard Scotland112 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 11:01 AM

Nice use of wide open aperture and selective focussing, Nathan.
Ronnie.

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rontear
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12 Dec 2012 - 11:19 AM

Excellent macro Nathan, dof perfect and deserving those awards Smile
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fificat100
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12 Dec 2012 - 11:31 AM

Stunning simpllcity, most effective d.o.f. A superb capture.

Lavina

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12 Dec 2012 - 11:35 AM

Beautiful detail tones & selective focussing Nathan.
Pauline.

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EAS
EAS  5 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 11:50 AM

Great dof and makes a rather stunning image.

Ann

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avacreates
12 Dec 2012 - 12:01 PM

An amazing image - inspirational
AVA

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Irishkate
Irishkate e2 Member 431 forum postsIrishkate vcard United Kingdom76 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 12:13 PM

Well great to see you're back in form.
Another very appealing image with great camera skills evident.
You're an inspiration.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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Chinga
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12 Dec 2012 - 12:14 PM

Happy to be number 50 here! Well deserved... Such a striking shot ... Grin
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achieverswales
12 Dec 2012 - 12:26 PM

So beautiful Nathan! Top Pro photography mate!

Regards

Trev.

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nonur
nonur e2 Member 6nonur vcard Turkey8 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 12:28 PM

Stunning is the word, a smashing work!

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BarryC123
BarryC123  643 forum posts Ireland25 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 12:36 PM

Perfectly captured, Nathan. I came across some of these chaps earlier today, but a bit of a breeze made it impossible to get a decent shot.

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Bzox
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12 Dec 2012 - 12:53 PM

Just beautiful image, pleasant color and focus on right place. GrinGrinGrin

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woolybill1 e2 Member 8woolybill1 vcard United Kingdom65 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 1:56 PM

A great title for an excellent macro photograph. The bokeh is particularly pleasing. Empty seed pods are among the most attractive of subjects, as you have demonstrated with this fine image.
Regards
Bill

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taggart
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12 Dec 2012 - 2:24 PM

Exxquisite focus on this goblet, bokeh is first rate!

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ugly
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12 Dec 2012 - 2:41 PM

Very nice macro image..
Good DOF....
Well done...

Dave

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meniko
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12 Dec 2012 - 2:47 PM

one of these "pure and simple"
and therefore wonderful - images
thank you,
meniko

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User_Removed
12 Dec 2012 - 2:51 PM

Super macro image Nathan.
Regards, Alf.

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CaroleS
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12 Dec 2012 - 3:15 PM

Such a lovely simple composition.
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ali63
ali63 e2 Member 2527 forum postsali63 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 3:25 PM

An image to be proud of.
Ali GrinGrinGrinGrin

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12 Dec 2012 - 4:19 PM

There may be only one and not the three you wanted, but it's a cracking close-up, Nathan Smile As Cats_123 says, it does look like an alien pod! Wink
Trev Smile

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12 Dec 2012 - 4:39 PM

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12 Dec 2012 - 4:49 PM

Very creative macro shot, Nathan, lovely dof.
Elena

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rayme330
rayme330 e2 Member 2rayme330 vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 6:20 PM

The best of your recent flower series, Nathan love that dof.

Ray

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ChristineD
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12 Dec 2012 - 7:22 PM

Fabulous detail and a great title

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netta1234
netta1234 e2 Member 2212 forum postsnetta1234 vcard Wales1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 7:36 PM

A great macro image .Is it a red campion seed pod?Smile
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JOKEN  5 United Kingdom10 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:14 PM

A truly excellent macro,
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Mrsbass  2 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:16 PM

Superb image.

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pluckyfilly
pluckyfilly e2 Member 8317 forum postspluckyfilly vcard United Kingdom33 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 8:21 PM

I like the diffused b/g here and the seed pod being so sharp

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Hop-A-Long
12 Dec 2012 - 8:43 PM

Perfect focusing and excellent shallow DOF. Great macro work.

Andy

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12 Dec 2012 - 8:48 PM

Stunning image, lovely detail and tone, finished with great dof........


Paul.

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widtink  2406 forum posts Scotland2 Constructive Critique Points
12 Dec 2012 - 9:13 PM

All of the above Nathan stunning simplicitySmile

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aniamoore
aniamoore  2 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2012 - 9:25 PM

Lost for words, Nathan! May I just say WOOOOOW!!SmileSmileSmileSmileTongue
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pdcche
pdcche  4 United Kingdom
12 Dec 2012 - 10:51 PM

Beautiful close up Nathan, lovely detailed image, can't get much wine in that goblet Tongue , Peter..

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saeidNL
saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2012 - 7:53 AM

Fantastic and lovely macro shot indeed,very well done,
saeid

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carper123
carper123 e2 Member 3116 forum postscarper123 vcard United Kingdom6 Constructive Critique Points
13 Dec 2012 - 4:18 PM

Super piece of creative photography, simple subject, stunning result, awards well deserved.
Nice one, Nathan.
Darryl. SmileSmile

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johnjones  5 England
14 Dec 2012 - 10:11 AM

Excellent.
jj

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senn
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17 Dec 2012 - 7:52 PM

where are the seeds inside ? ..

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23 Dec 2012 - 6:35 PM

A really lovely shot.
Merry Christmas,
Ju

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