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By Coppertone
Mushrooms growing on the bark of a tree.

Tags: Close-up and macro

Voters: rhion, digicammad,



digicammad 19 22.0k 40 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2004 11:59AM
I love the colour and composition in this, you can really see how moist it is. I don't know whether it is just because they have a smooth surface, but the mushrooms don't seem sharp focus to me, which is a shame. Perhaps a slightly larger dof would have done the trick. Nice shot all the same.

rhion 19 36 United Kingdom
11 Oct 2004 12:41PM
Ian has taken the words out of my mouth! It's a beautiful picture - good stuff.
Coppertone 20 29
11 Oct 2004 2:58PM
Thanks Ian & Richard for the feedback.
I was also disappointed with the sharpness of the mushrooms. I would have loved to have had a tripod with me as the lighting (dark from surrounding trees)was not ideal for handheld shooting, plus I was shooting in macro mode. I am only starting to get used to my camera plus I am a complete novice at photoshop. Thanks for the DOF tip, I have a habit of using the widest apature when looking for a shallow DOF. Now I realise I could have closed it down more and still acheived a satisfactory DOF.

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