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Just playing with macros.

Camera:Pentax *ist D Check out PENTAXPORTAL!
Title:Just an apple
Username:answersonapostcard answersonapostcard
Uploaded:4 Sep 2005 - 9:10 AM
Tags:Apple, Close up, Close-up / macro
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heatherb
heatherb e2 Member 10heatherb vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2005 - 9:19 AM

great dof nicley composed
heather

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whipspeed
whipspeed e2 Member 104064 forum postswhipspeed vcard United Kingdom22 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 9:22 AM

So simple K, but so effective, DOF is spot on for the subject & no distracting highlights on the water (although there is possibly a very small reflection of you?), but in no way does it detract from the overall picture.
Sarah

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dani2
dani2 e2 Member 1045 forum postsdani2 vcard
4 Sep 2005 - 9:34 AM

Lovely photo K. Love it. CLICK.

Dani

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thearmsofvenusdemilo
thearmsofvenusdemilo e2 Member 10644 forum poststhearmsofvenusdemilo vcard Ireland10 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 9:34 AM

Like the droplet on the apple. Great shot

Colin

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Stuart_Coulter
Stuart_Coulter e2 Member 9Stuart_Coulter vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2005 - 9:37 AM

Lovely composition, looks cool. I would possibly say it should be a little bit brighter to give a larger contrast with the background, but I think it is nice as it is. =)

Stuart

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tull
tull e2 Member 11181 forum poststull vcard United Kingdom
4 Sep 2005 - 9:41 AM

Beautiful K. Excellent lighting and dof.

Mark.

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paulstefan
paulstefan e2 Member 10509 forum postspaulstefan vcard United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 10:58 AM

The droplet makes it for me - good stuff, K
Paul..

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panda
panda e2 Member 10panda vcard England1 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 11:00 AM

Never noticed the droplet on the thumb, but like Paul, thats what makes it for me.

Phil

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Ade_Osman
Ade_Osman e2 Member 114521 forum postsAde_Osman vcard England36 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 11:05 AM

Just needs a little more DOF for my mind K, just to bring it all into sharp focus....

Ade

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answersonapostcard
answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 12:09 PM

Thanks for the comments folks. Ade I deliberately used a shallow dof to concentrate on the droplet more, but thanks for the thought, much appreciated. K.

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flossie
flossie e2 Member 111557 forum postsflossie vcard
4 Sep 2005 - 12:56 PM

Been doing some fruit myself K, not as easy as I thought it would be to achieve something a bit different ...the droplet makes this, effective crop too

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answersonapostcard
answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 1:16 PM

Thanks Ann, no it isnt is it lol! Cropped in camera this one. K.

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teena40
teena40 e2 Member 1066 forum poststeena40 vcard
4 Sep 2005 - 2:24 PM

Hi K, love this, so simple and effective, hope you well, missing you beating me to the comments, lol.
Take care
Teena*

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deltafour
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4 Sep 2005 - 3:20 PM

Your use of dof makes this shot. So simple. Excellent work.

Stewart.

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Nic_WA
Nic_WA e2 Member 10179 forum postsNic_WA vcard Australia2 Constructive Critique Points
4 Sep 2005 - 4:03 PM

I like the dof on this K - great comp too.
Well done on your HC Smile
Nic

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digicammad
digicammad e2 Member 1121988 forum postsdigicammad vcard United Kingdom37 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2005 - 5:08 AM

Good composition and dof K. I think the lighting is a tad flat (maybe that's why Pete didn't go the whole hog).

Ian

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answersonapostcard
answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2005 - 5:23 AM

I very much doubt it Ian, but thanks for the comment, I need more practice with these lights but there never seems to be enough time these days. Thanks Tina, must try harder Wink lol And thanks Stewart and Nic too Smile)) K.

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 1070 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2005 - 7:13 AM

Well presented, good even lighting, nice depth around the stem, and the mirrored reflection of the apple skin in the dropplet is a nice touch. Well done and congrats on the HC. Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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ginz04
ginz04 e2 Member 10278 forum postsginz04 vcard United Kingdom16 Constructive Critique Points
5 Sep 2005 - 9:07 AM

deceptively simple - excellent lighting. ian

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nolongeramember

the swallow DOF l believe has worked and main focus captured on the droplet.. well done, delicate work and successful.. nikkiSmile

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user_absconded
7 Sep 2005 - 7:46 AM

I do like the composition but really want to give it a small tweak in curves, it just seems rather flat somehow but on the whole, very good work.

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mini670
mini670  10172 forum posts United Kingdom
8 Sep 2005 - 10:58 AM

Like it but i think id prefer some more detail on the front of the apple and more blured/out of focus towards the back of the apple. Nevertheless a nice photo.
Tom

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Patricia Fenn
Patricia Fenn e2 Member 10614 forum postsPatricia Fenn vcard United Kingdom56 Constructive Critique Points
12 Sep 2005 - 4:50 PM

So well done! love everything about itSmile

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answersonapostcard
answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
14 Sep 2005 - 5:21 AM

Thanks very much for all your thoughts on this. K.

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kengreen
kengreen e2 Member 10kengreen vcard Sweden
25 Sep 2005 - 2:33 AM

Nice shot. I like macros that use the drop included gives a certain touch I like.
Ken

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answersonapostcard
answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012713 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
26 Sep 2005 - 1:30 AM

Thanks Ken. K.

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