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High contrast and deliberately over sharpened. Shadows lifted in body underneath the wing. Any ideas? Thanks.
Rgds
Su

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300mm + 2XTC + 2XTC @ 1/320 f4 ISO-400 sunlit backlighting with flash fill, full frame (cropped to fit 6:4.5 format).

Camera:Nikon D70 Check out Nikon Nation!
Lens:1200mm combo
Recording media:ISO-400
Title:Golden Dragon III
Username:suleesia suleesia
Uploaded:29 Jul 2005 - 7:29 AM
Tags:Closeups, Dragonfly, Insects, Macro, Malaysia, Suleesia, Wildlife / nature
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CarolS
CarolS  9
29 Jul 2005 - 7:30 AM

Stunning. Absolutely beautifully captured. Carol

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answersonapostcard Site Moderator 1012542 forum postsanswersonapostcard vcard United Kingdom15 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:31 AM

I saw the others but there was just something about them that didnt grab me, this one does and the big one is a must to see. K.

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joko
joko  10 Bulgaria
29 Jul 2005 - 7:33 AM

Perfect close-up. Excellent detail and composition.
JK

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dalischone
29 Jul 2005 - 7:34 AM

Just stunning, an amazing series. Love the light and presentation, truly awesome.

Tracy

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barry_uk
barry_uk  9
29 Jul 2005 - 7:36 AM

Grat capture fantastic detail well presented

Barry

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simon butterworth

Fantastic. Looks great in that frame.

Simon.

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ericfaragh
ericfaragh  10121 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:41 AM

Beautiful capture, well done Su, another excellent series.

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tmann
tmann  9 United States2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:43 AM

Intense detail! Superb!!!
Thomas

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Maddie
Maddie  92714 forum posts United Kingdom2 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:46 AM

fantastic capture, well done

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Jou©o
Jou©o  1056 forum posts Finland
29 Jul 2005 - 7:48 AM

Stunning shot again, Su!

Jouko

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brian1208
brian1208 e2 Member 1110169 forum postsbrian1208 vcard United Kingdom12 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:51 AM

Highlights the spidery detail of the wings and legs yet keeps some of the colour as well, works for me.

Brian

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sze4j
sze4j  1056 forum posts Singapore
29 Jul 2005 - 7:52 AM

just superb! well done indeed, Su! Smile

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proberts
proberts  10218 forum posts Wales4 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:59 AM

Excellent.Fabulous light and detail.
Andrew.

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deegee
deegee  9181 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Jul 2005 - 8:01 AM

The overall impression is quite stunning, but find the blurring on the wings looks odd.

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steve5452
steve5452  10 United Kingdom
29 Jul 2005 - 8:04 AM

Out of all of them I like this one the most.

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pcjackso
pcjackso Junior Member 9
29 Jul 2005 - 8:11 AM

Excellent capture.

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mattmatic
mattmatic  10598 forum posts
29 Jul 2005 - 8:23 AM

Fabulous at 1000 pixels Smile
And a great transformation from the original! What sharpening method did you use?
Matt

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suleesia
suleesia  9176 forum posts Malaysia
29 Jul 2005 - 8:26 AM

regular PS sharpened, twice Smile.. Thanks Matt.
Thanks to everyone for your kind input as well.
Rgds
Su

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firzhugh
firzhugh  9 New Zealand
29 Jul 2005 - 8:33 AM

fantastic light and detail. great capture

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deavilin
deavilin  10322 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 8:45 AM

Superb again Su not seen any close to this beforeSmile

Charlotte

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jaktis
jaktis e2 Member 1081 forum postsjaktis vcard Sweden
29 Jul 2005 - 9:22 AM

Beautiful looks like something made out of glass

Peter

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ChazB
ChazB e2 Member 964 forum postsChazB vcard United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 9:23 AM

Wow, fantastic detail and capture, like the light on its wings!
Charlotte

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nolongeramember

oh wowwwwwww oh wowwwwwwwwww oh wowwwwwwwwww perfection Smile

nikki

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Se7enUK
Se7enUK  9114 forum posts England
29 Jul 2005 - 9:40 AM

Very nice capture and great DOF, well done on HC.

All the best
Paul

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clintnewsham
clintnewsham e2 Member 993 forum postsclintnewsham vcard England
29 Jul 2005 - 10:22 AM

wow what a capture,cracking detail and lighting,congrats on the HC

click clint

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Coleslaw
Coleslaw e2 Member 913403 forum postsColeslaw vcard Wales28 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 10:31 AM

very good indeed.

cole

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gemm
gemm  10800 forum posts United Kingdom
29 Jul 2005 - 12:53 PM

Fantastic shot. Best of the series. Well-deserved HC.

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bassan
bassan  11
29 Jul 2005 - 1:38 PM

excellent image

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banehawi
banehawi Critique Team 10781 forum postsbanehawi vcard Canada2797 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 7:43 PM

Beautiful work.

W

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glazzaro
glazzaro e2 Member 970 forum postsglazzaro vcard United States23 Constructive Critique Points
29 Jul 2005 - 8:09 PM

Well done, like the lighting, give such a nice even glow, really accentuates the the dragon! Congrats on the HC, Spot on! Click!!!

Greg

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tim g
tim g  10 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2005 - 3:31 AM

Wonderful capture such detail, can't get much better than this in my opinion.

Tim

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acbeat
acbeat  9 United Kingdom
30 Jul 2005 - 3:57 AM

superb shot great detail.andy b

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Jimbob
Jimbob  9 England
30 Jul 2005 - 6:17 AM

This is the best I have seen Congrats jimbo

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User_Removed
30 Jul 2005 - 7:49 AM

stunning image. superb details
sten

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Ceciliat
Ceciliat  9 Philippines
30 Jul 2005 - 6:34 PM

Excellent side view,fantastic lighting,colour and detail...
Brilliant shot....Congrats.....
Cesie

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yjjeep
yjjeep  10
31 Jul 2005 - 4:38 PM

Perfect and a joy to look at.

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phiggy
phiggy  12 United Kingdom
1 Aug 2005 - 9:36 PM

Another superb close up!
click
Phil

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paulcr
paulcr  91536 forum posts Ireland9 Constructive Critique Points
2 Aug 2005 - 4:54 AM

What an amazing piece of work. The detai and the light are just fantastic. So well done. PAul

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heatherb
heatherb  10 United Kingdom
2 Aug 2005 - 11:57 AM

Fantasticly sharp
heather

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PhillsPhotography

superb detail and clarity well done my friend excellent

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Ruggieru
Ruggieru  8 Malta
26 Aug 2005 - 10:10 AM

Excellent shot.

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