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Moist

By Pete      
One I never got round to uploading last year and found this morning. It was taken last year at the YSP meet on grass at the side of the road going down to the central building. There was a huge clump of shrooms, but a low angle and careful composition allowed me to isolate this one.

For one moment I was glad of the rain on what started out to be a very wet morning.

Tags: Fungi Green Close-up and macro Shallow focus Fawn

Voters: answersonapostcard, Rayner, klewis and 36 more

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Comments


Rayner 11 England
2 Jan 2006 1:54AM
great close-up,love the droplets

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klewis 12 1.9k 1 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 1:59AM
good viewpoint, I would of been tempted to lose that one blade of grass directly in front of the shroom
cbegg 10 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 2:05AM
I particularly like the texture on the stalk, but the whole thing is good for me. klewis has suggested the only improvement. Now you just have to go back and wait for the rain again!
Colin
Ade_Osman 13 4.5k 36 England
2 Jan 2006 2:07AM
The drops of water and DOF field work well for me Pete.

Ade
2 Jan 2006 2:20AM
love that layer of water on it. great shot
starliz 12 1.6k 3 England
2 Jan 2006 2:24AM
the rain gives it a lovely texture well photographed,is a shame the blade of grass is so dark,beautiful close-up all the same.
MoWiz 11 114 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 2:36AM
Love the DOF, but as already mentioned I may have been tempted to get rid of the blades of grass that are in the way
Mo
turtle1 12 41 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 2:57AM
Great dof work and composition - love the water droplets.
Barb
Pete Plus
15 18.8k 96 England
2 Jan 2006 3:10AM
Thanks for the feedback. The shot was, for one of the few times, as taken, so I did no Photoshop work apart from convert the RAW file.

I've removed the grass stalk and placed a newer version in the mod section.
david_h 11 181
2 Jan 2006 3:18AM
Good macro sharpness, but I find this shot is a bit busy and unbalanced.
David
Blenkinsopp 10 320 4 England
2 Jan 2006 3:35AM
Amazing capture
chase 11 1.1k 246 England
2 Jan 2006 3:49AM
I find the mod. version much easier to view,tidier..therefore the subject stands out better from the surroundings.
I like the capture of the raindrops very much,with nice dof.
Janet
csurry 14 9.2k 92
2 Jan 2006 4:49AM
Now just imagine how good it would have been if the droplet had an in-focus reflection of the clump of mushrooms Wink)
C_Daniels 11 399 10 England
2 Jan 2006 6:05AM
Lovely capture - brings back memories...
terry_cavner 11 332 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 6:06AM
Awesome
rusty 13 Canada
2 Jan 2006 6:46AM
Nice capture, the water adds to the atmosphere of this image, well done.
ValSaxby Plus
11 145 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 7:48AM
Lovely macro...the water droplet really adds to the image. Nice one
Val
Maddie 11 2.7k 2 United Kingdom
2 Jan 2006 8:23AM
this looks great
pcjackso Junior Member 11 7
2 Jan 2006 8:55AM
Great shot.like the Droplets of water
Pauline
conrad 12 10.9k 116
2 Jan 2006 9:09AM
Wow, how it shines! Great rain drops, too. And I'm glad you kept a lot of grass in the shot, even in front of the subject - gives it a very natural feel.

Conrad
timsmith 11 3 England
2 Jan 2006 10:59AM
Amazing capure and detail.
Tim
tonymarq 11 1 United States
2 Jan 2006 11:57AM
Pete beaqutiful capture with great colour,detail and love the softness of it!

stay well
tonymarq
2 Jan 2006 12:17PM
A great capture, well done.
Geoff.
RipleyExile 13 1.6k 17 England
4 Jan 2006 3:57AM
I especially like the colour of the grass in this shot. That plus the water gives it a very fresh look.
beaniebabe 10 2.3k England
5 Jan 2006 9:42AM
lovely shot, the rain brings the picture alive, can't wait to get out and try some of these shots Smile

Angie x
bengsays 11 13
8 Jan 2006 7:13PM
great macro, finding such small subjects certainly takes a good eye!
TheLizard 10 15 United Kingdom
10 Jun 2006 11:35PM
This is a amazing macro.
Nicely presented.

Lucy

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