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I found this feather on Monday morning. It lay below a lamp post, and when I looked up there was a seagull sitting on the top. So as it was still hot from its fall, I brought it home and played around with different shots with it, included the "everyone has done it before" water drop.
There are actually two drops on it, and in this position they look as if they are falling off - hence the title
Thanks for yesterday's comments and best wishes for Margaret.
Helen

Camera:Fujifilm FinePix S9600 Zoom
Recording media:JPEG (digital)
Title:Dropping
Username:helenlinda helenlinda
Uploaded:13 Feb 2008 - 9:06 AM
Tags:Black & white, Black background, Close-up / macro, Feb 08, General, Water drop, White feather
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dianah
dianah e2 Member 824474 forum postsdianah vcard United Kingdom4 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 9:13 AM

You are beginning to amaze me Helen..this is so clever and an excellent image against the black..hope you are enjoying the week!
Di

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CarolG
CarolG e2 Member 8147 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 9:19 AM

Very cleverly thought out and executed, Helen. Carol

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luxaeternam
13 Feb 2008 - 9:45 AM

Nice and delicate. Did you catch it in mid air ?

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Bodiewil
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13 Feb 2008 - 9:49 AM

Beautiful image Helen so really well composed and created

Dave

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Douglas_George
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13 Feb 2008 - 10:05 AM

The image is so light Helen.

Dougie.

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romansnumber7
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13 Feb 2008 - 10:20 AM

Nice work.

Paul

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Rogerex
Rogerex e2 Member 831 forum postsRogerex vcard Australia12 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 11:24 AM

Nicely lit - the dark background suits it well.
Roger

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woolybill1
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13 Feb 2008 - 12:45 PM

Excellent close-up and critical focus.
Bill

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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8530 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1094 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 12:58 PM

The feather itself looks as though it's falling. Beautiful placement/composition. Very clever, this one.
Moira

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graeme34
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13 Feb 2008 - 1:27 PM

Beautifully captured

Graeme

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dawnmichelle
dawnmichelle e2 Member 7dawnmichelle vcard United States
13 Feb 2008 - 2:27 PM

stunning work.. it is lovely

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graceland
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13 Feb 2008 - 2:57 PM

wow !!


Great

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proz
proz  10205 forum posts United States
13 Feb 2008 - 3:06 PM

cracking shot

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AnneWorner
AnneWorner e2 Member 7618 forum postsAnneWorner vcard United States43 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 3:39 PM

This is really well done - the feather does look like it's falling in mid air. The refraction in the large drop is splendid!
Anne

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pascalg
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13 Feb 2008 - 4:15 PM

spot on
nice capture

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mikbee
mikbee e2 Member 7mikbee vcard Scotland7 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 4:53 PM

A well taken and executed image Helen.I like the ''airiness'' to this.Well presented too.
Mick.

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alwolf
alwolf e2 Member 7341 forum postsalwolf vcard England3 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 5:43 PM

Good work,like the White on Black
alan

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Paul_cats
Paul_cats e2 Member 961 forum postsPaul_cats vcard Scotland22 Constructive Critique Points
13 Feb 2008 - 5:57 PM

Works superbly with the white on black. As already beenn said it looks like the feather is actually falling.
Paul

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BlueRoom
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13 Feb 2008 - 6:08 PM

Light as a feather.

Eric

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SKavanagh
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13 Feb 2008 - 9:20 PM

Beautiful image Helen well taken
Steve

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Nettles
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14 Feb 2008 - 1:34 PM

Lovely delciate capture.
Annette

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rmr
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14 Feb 2008 - 8:09 PM

nice work
mark

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
14 Feb 2008 - 8:10 PM

Delighted to receive an award from Moira!!
Thanks - never thought of ever receiving one!
Helen

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brownsilent
brownsilent e2 Member 7brownsilent vcard United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
15 Feb 2008 - 9:12 AM

Superb image! Very clear and the magnifying effect of the water drop is brilliant.
Jo

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Hop-A-Long
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15 Feb 2008 - 12:16 PM

Lovely image.
Andy

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microchip
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15 Feb 2008 - 1:51 PM

Lovely work great Idea for a feather looks like it is floating,
Alan

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Rende
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15 Feb 2008 - 7:49 PM

Beautifully delicate shot.
Rende

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DEZ44
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16 Feb 2008 - 5:40 AM

Nice image, well done.
Derrick.

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RSaraiva
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17 Feb 2008 - 4:38 PM

Cracking image. Well captured.
Rui

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Possum
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23 Feb 2008 - 10:27 PM

This is really beautiful; the feather itself looks as if it's falling. Lovely work.
Allie

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HectorRivera
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16 Mar 2008 - 8:35 PM

Excellent lighting

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Campbell
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19 Dec 2008 - 10:57 PM

Lovely shot...Well taken.

Peter

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helenlinda
helenlinda e2 Member 7338 forum postshelenlinda vcard United Kingdom21 Constructive Critique Points
20 Dec 2008 - 7:51 AM

Thank you Johanna, Andy, Alan, Rende, Derrick, Rui, Allie, Hector and Peter

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HobbitDave
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16 Feb 2009 - 7:25 PM

What a great shot!
Dave

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helenlinda
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16 Feb 2009 - 7:30 PM

Thanks Dave

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