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I've uploaded an image of this cross before. I spotted this spiders web the other day and managed to pop out this morning to capture it in the early morning sun. Thanks for looking and for any comments and/or criticisms.
Ann

Camera:Canon EOS 60D
Lens:sigma 150-500mm
Recording media:RAW (digital)
Date Taken:30 Oct 2012 - 8:51 AM
Focal Length:229mm
Aperture:f/5.6
Shutter Speed:1/250sec
ISO:200
Exposure Mode:Aperture priority
Metering Mode:Pattern
White Balance:Auto
Title:The wooden cross
Username:AnnChown AnnChown
Uploaded:30 Oct 2012 - 4:16 PM
Tags:Autumn, Churchyard, Close-up / macro, General, Landscape / travel, Spiders web, Wildlife / nature
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mrswoolybill
mrswoolybill Critique Team 8773 forum postsmrswoolybill vcard United Kingdom1263 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 4:19 PM

Grey, green, white. Nice austere palette. The web is good, the bokeh even better!
Moira

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PaulRookes
30 Oct 2012 - 4:23 PM

Excellent

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achieverswales
30 Oct 2012 - 4:27 PM

Excellent Ann.

Regards

Trev.

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Scottishlandscapes
Scottishlandscapes Plus Member 1168 forum postsScottishlandscapes vcard Scotland35 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 4:34 PM

Marvellous Ann, the web is pin sharp and the bokeh is spot on, it's not easy to get the bokeh this good, You must have been on your face in the grass to get this. I hope the spider didn't sit down beside you?

Dougie

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Niknut
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30 Oct 2012 - 4:36 PM

Beautiful shot !!!....lovely composition, & top quality !!!

You observational skills are amazing !

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nonur
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30 Oct 2012 - 4:37 PM

Very well done, Ann! A good work in every aspect.

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CaroleS
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30 Oct 2012 - 4:44 PM

Lovely comp, and the bokeh just right too. Well done!
Carole

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andylea
andylea  637 forum posts United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 4:46 PM

fantastic detail ann brilliant light and colours a stunner nice one Wink
andy

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morpheus1955
30 Oct 2012 - 4:47 PM


Quote: Grey, green, white. Nice austere palette. The web is good, the bokeh even better!

Can't put it any better, a real belter of a shot Ann

Hugh

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EAS
EAS  6 Scotland13 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 4:47 PM

Magical!

Ann

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CarolG Plus Member 8185 forum postsCarolG vcard Greece18 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 5:02 PM

So beautiful and delicate, Ann, now all you need is to go back when it is covered in early morning jewels Smile. Carol

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30 Oct 2012 - 5:09 PM


Quote: You must have been on your face in the grass to get this. I hope the spider didn't sit down beside you?

Dougie

A bit of a cheat really Dougie - the pavement is below the level of the graveyard, so the grass is at shoulder height, making it a doddle to capture!

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saeidNL  5 Netherlands3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 5:17 PM

It is a very good composition and the presentation is grand,
saeid

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JohnChambersPhotography

Very good comp and I do like the the way the dew stands out , pin sharp on the web very good control of the aperture, nice shot. Ann

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LynneJoyce
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30 Oct 2012 - 5:35 PM

All of the above and them some - a wonderful, evocative image.

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dmhuynh72  744 forum posts United Kingdom3 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 5:38 PM

excellent light
regards
Yung

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30 Oct 2012 - 5:39 PM

well spotted & composed...

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30 Oct 2012 - 5:40 PM

Well spotted and captured Ann,
Fred.

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Gerryrys
Gerryrys  3 United Kingdom1 Constructive Critique Points
30 Oct 2012 - 5:48 PM

Very nicely done Ann.

Gerry

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danbrann
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30 Oct 2012 - 5:57 PM

An excellent find Ann and so well controlled.

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christinecilia
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30 Oct 2012 - 6:13 PM

love it. christineGrinGrinGrinGrin

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lifesnapper
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30 Oct 2012 - 6:18 PM

Knowing that it's a Cross, really makes this image for me Ann, really well done.

John Smile

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marktc
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30 Oct 2012 - 6:45 PM

Hi Ann, very well composed and lit. The dew on the grass is lovely and your use of DoF is superb! Thanks too for your comments on my upload today!

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30 Oct 2012 - 7:46 PM

The web survives against a threatening sky. Moody!
Regards
Bill

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30 Oct 2012 - 8:11 PM

Well composed Ann - the web being on the cross makes this interesting.
Brian.

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30 Oct 2012 - 8:21 PM

Very nice detail and the glittering of the dew on the grass fantastic.

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30 Oct 2012 - 9:27 PM

Sharp and well composed, the bokeh is great as well!

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30 Oct 2012 - 9:46 PM

Superb composition Ann and interesting to learn what is considered good bokeh.
I never know about bokeh if it is good or bad!
Beautifully sharp and kinda spooky on a cross.
KateGrinGrinGrin

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30 Oct 2012 - 10:13 PM

Excellent work Ann.

Ken

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30 Oct 2012 - 10:24 PM

So delicate, and such pretty jewels of light balancing on the tips of the grasses.
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30 Oct 2012 - 10:35 PM

The light on the de-focussed grass and the bokeh is exceptional, Ann, it transforms a good image into an excellent one. The web in the angle of the cross is well lit against the dark background. Beautifully done.

Dave

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AnnJ  3 Scotland
31 Oct 2012 - 12:16 AM

Fantastic shot Ann. Worth an early morning visit! Ann.

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31 Oct 2012 - 12:26 AM

Great light caught, excellent beautiful image.

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31 Oct 2012 - 1:47 AM

Tremendous detail in the web Ann.
Excellent shot.
Mick.

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Deep_Bhatia
31 Oct 2012 - 3:43 AM

Nicely done. Deep

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Hop-A-Long
31 Oct 2012 - 8:31 AM

Wonderful shot with the light catching the web, great use of DOF.

Andy

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31 Oct 2012 - 9:59 PM

A truly lovely image Ann. The dof and the composition are just perfect. Excellent work again.
Derek

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1 Nov 2012 - 8:08 AM

So well captured Ann, that lens has picked up all the detail perfectly
but you being behind the camera have done a brilliant job!! perfect
Lillian

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PaulLiley  6 United Kingdom13 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 8:38 AM

Shows up well against the bg. well spotted Ann. Paul

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Tibetan
Tibetan  3 England
1 Nov 2012 - 10:41 AM

Makes a good abstract I think, very well done indeed, nice twinkly bits in the grass, great light and detail, could see this on the wall at the local Vicarage, nice one, regards Leon.GrinGrinGrinGrinGrin

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footloose  4 England1 Constructive Critique Points
1 Nov 2012 - 8:22 PM

Well spotted! well composed, well done.
Dennis

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2 Nov 2012 - 3:57 PM

the light and the bokeh are gorgeous.

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AnneWorner
3 Nov 2012 - 7:45 PM

Wonderful light on the web - gorgeous bokeh with wonderful spectral highlights in the grass!

Anne

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