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Embrace

By oldgreyheron      
Having indulged in presenting images taken with the 10-20 for the last several days, here's something different.

I also invested in the Canon EF-S 17-85 IS which has macro too. So last Saturday I had a play with that too!

In the churchyard of Guisborough Parish Church, right next to the Priory there was a tomb surrounded by railings which had obviously been there for some time. In this image you can see that the top of the railing is partially embedded in the bark of the tree, and that ivy has started to embrace all.

I think the flat face of the railing is about half an inch across and that the lens was about 12 inches from the subject - as close as it goes.

1/125s f8 ISO 100

Thanks for looking - if you have time you can view larger than lifesize if you go large. I would appreciate any comments you may have - thank you, Mike

Tags: Tree Bark Close-up and macro Railing Ivy Wildlife and nature

Voters: cheesey, Rende, TyChee and 19 more


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Comments


12 Jan 2008 11:33AM
Lovely crisp image, plenty of interest and detail.
Regards cheesey.

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Rende Plus
9 38 4 Netherlands
12 Jan 2008 12:08PM
Beautiful natural composition.
Rende
mrswoolybill Plus
10 990 1514 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2008 2:17PM
Mike you've made some very profitable investments, this is a gem. Beautiful contrasts in texture, glorious sheen on those ivy leaves. Love it.
Moira
PS Bill is out collecting a new purchase, he will no doubt post his news in due course!
taggart Plus
12 47 13 United States
12 Jan 2008 2:35PM
Good dog on this macro-- bet it is a good lens!

Jennnn
SKavanagh 9 312 5 England
12 Jan 2008 3:43PM
Superb shot
Steve
robway 11 318 Wales
12 Jan 2008 4:08PM
Excellent close up composition and the lens is producing a clear crisp image.
John
woolybill1 Plus
10 22 68 United Kingdom
12 Jan 2008 4:34PM
Very crisp and sharp with beautiful colour rendition. A good investment I think. The detail is staggering.
I have returned home with my purchase and have charged the battery, but the handbook weighs about 3 kg and I don't have time to read it today.
Regards
Bill
MrsS 10 4.5k 18 England
12 Jan 2008 7:42PM

Quote:Canon EF-S 17-85


I've got that one!!! Smile

Superb detail, Mike Smile

Fran x
kinfatric 12 550 9 Scotland
12 Jan 2008 7:47PM
i like the close composition, detail and exposure
Joline Plus
10 27 53 United States
12 Jan 2008 9:49PM
Nicely detailed closeup. The camera santa must have been very good to you!
12 Jan 2008 10:30PM
Once again you found a great motif and turned it into a terrific shot - the title is well chosen, too.
Johanna
13 Jan 2008 12:46AM
Lovely image Mike...quite romantic
Lucy Smile
Awesome shot, Mike....Wonderful earth colours and comp.

Have a great day today and thank you for your comments, they are very much appreciated,
Suzan Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
13 Jan 2008 7:43PM
Like the light and is well detailed.Lovely close up.
Tom.

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