In The Spotlight

By GillyB    
Not many insects around so donning my wellies I headed into the darkest part of the woods mushroom hunting.

Haven't got a clue what these are but I liked the dappled light highlighting the ones at the back.

Many thanks as always for your time.

Tags: Close-up and macro Wildlife and nature

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cantona43 Plus
11 924 4 England
4 Oct 2010 7:41PM
what a stunning capture Gilly, excellent light and detail with a superb dof

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andylea 8 37 1 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 7:49PM
fantastic light brilliant detail and colours gill a stunning capture nice one Wink
4 Oct 2010 7:50PM
Excellent light & detail.
Rev2 Plus
6 290 2 England
4 Oct 2010 7:57PM
Beautifully presented, I think they may be one of the Coprinus but difficult to judge size.
Briwooly 10 452 5 England
4 Oct 2010 8:01PM
As you say Gilly some great light excellent shroom shot

Porthos 6 1 Northern Ireland
4 Oct 2010 8:05PM
Lovely lighting, detail and composition....Derek
4 Oct 2010 8:06PM
A beautiful capture Gilly with excellent lighting
Excellent image.
Glyn1 7 4 1 England
4 Oct 2010 8:27PM
Wow, really like this Gill, the lighting is superb. Great comp and I like your use of dof.

cassiecat 8 39 46 England
4 Oct 2010 8:29PM
like the light.lesley
4 Oct 2010 8:30PM
Superb light and an equally superb image, Gill.
NeilWigan Plus
6 13 15 England
4 Oct 2010 8:38PM
Good colours and detail,well done .
ChazB 11 64 3 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 8:48PM
Think I've figured out what they are thanks to Rev2's suggestion - look up coprinus micaceus...? Hope I managed to get one this good Smile
Buffalo_Tom Plus
10 2.3k 9 Wales
4 Oct 2010 8:52PM
Good light on the two subject shrooms.Excellent.
Really like it. Great comp and colour
4 Oct 2010 9:49PM
Best quality image, as usual,
EAS 7 1 13 Scotland
4 Oct 2010 10:32PM
1st class capture. Excellent light, dof and colour.

4 Oct 2010 10:44PM
Beautiful image, wonderful light and detail.
PaulLiley 7 2 13 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 11:12PM
Great compo and like the lighting. paul
RonnieAG Plus
6 153 116 Scotland
4 Oct 2010 11:20PM
A very nice composition, beautifully lit, Gilly.
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
4 Oct 2010 11:36PM
Many thanks everyone Smile
jaktis Plus
12 84 Sweden
5 Oct 2010 6:59AM
Superb light and colour

Ray42 8 3 England
5 Oct 2010 10:40AM
Like the lighting and pov in this shot - a stunning shot
tull 13 181 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 12:03PM
Cracking macro Gill with superb light.

Stace Plus
8 2 2 England
5 Oct 2010 12:42PM
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
5 Oct 2010 2:21PM
I like them, makes me want to go and capture some Smile
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 2:32PM
Thank you Smile
5 Oct 2010 6:43PM

Quote:What a stunning capture Gilly, excellent light and detail with a superb dof

I agree a great shot.
DaveMead 7 23 14 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 7:50PM
Sigh, I dream of getting a macro shot as good as this. Smile
5 Oct 2010 8:23PM
i think u hve done well w/this image because it looks hard to get a good angle. i love the available light on the subject and love the dof well done.
GillyB Plus
11 317 8 United Kingdom
5 Oct 2010 8:30PM
Thank you Smile
Paul, I was lucky that the sun came through the trees when it did.
Just for the record this was 400 ISO, f11 and 1/15 sec, 0 exp comp and of course a tripod Smile
22 Oct 2010 8:36PM
Beautifully lit, composed and captured, a lovely image.
Glostopcat 10 255 2 England
28 Nov 2010 5:36PM
A grand grouping Gilly, your title is most apt

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