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Wet Mushrooms

By shaun
This was actually my last shot of the day at Sunday's Epping Forest meet and you can see it had started to get quite wet at this point (and dark, hence the very slow shutter speed).

However, the rain was really bringing out the colours and adding a great gloss to everything.

[100mm, f/16, 30s, ISO100]

Tags: Fungi Fungus Mushroom Close-up and macro Epping forest Wildlife and nature

Voters: andytvcams, blondiebee, John_Horner and 24 more

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blondiebee 12 295 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 10:20PM
This is lovely. Ness

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SKavanagh 10 312 5 England
29 Oct 2007 10:25PM
Nice capture
nickyv32 Plus
10 135 England
29 Oct 2007 10:35PM
What a great shot, lovely family shot. Are they actually growing from a fallen tree trunk ?
shaun 14 368 England
29 Oct 2007 10:37PM
Yes, they were growing on a fallen trunk at about waist height (which was nice since I didn't have to lie down for this shot - unlike most others! Wink )
29 Oct 2007 10:39PM
Well spotted, great detail and DOF.
J J.
francisr 14 165
29 Oct 2007 10:42PM
Wet mushrooms - that looks familiar. I admire your persistence with this shot when the weather tipped it down.

Have to say you have done an excellent job in bringing out the look and feel.

NickBrandon 11 29 United Kingdom
29 Oct 2007 10:52PM
You've captured some lovely colours in this shot Shaun,

very nice, well focused,

regards Nick
Tony_M 14 342 England
30 Oct 2007 1:52AM
Good composition and exposure, with plenty of detail.

It was good to see you again.
Shroomer 11 14 167 England
30 Oct 2007 8:21AM
Nice shot shame you werent a little lower to get under them, love the rain on them and composition tho.
Great capture
shaun 14 368 England
30 Oct 2007 8:33AM
Thanks for your comments.

I did try a shot underneath, but the composition did then not work and the glossy tops couldn't be seen. This angle definitely had more impact. Smile
KatieR 14 6.2k 6
30 Oct 2007 3:45PM
oooh! shiny shiny!

That's a really well composed shot - and those little monkeys look so rich. Worth spending time over, in my opinion.
clive burrow 14 71 United Kingdom
30 Oct 2007 8:04PM
Nicely composed Shaun, I like how you've kept the single one in the top right in the shot.

lobsterboy Plus
14 14.9k 13 United Kingdom
1 Nov 2007 10:25PM
Ohh - nicely done and found, lovely shine to them, worth getting wet for...maybe Wink

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