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The Last Drop

By stevec85
This Was Taken As My Monthly Entry In My Local Camera Club Competition.The Theme Was Water, I Didn,t Just Want To Take A Picture Of A River,Stream Or Seascape.I Wanted Something Different So I had This Idea In Mind.I Set Up My Camera With My Minolta 50mm Macro Lens (Tripod Mounted).Firstly I Sprayed The Leaf Of The Plant With Water And Waited Until A Prominant Single Droplet Of Water Retained On The Tip Of The Leaf.I Then Placed A Lime Fruit In The Background So The Image Of The Fruit Could Be Seen In The Droplet.This Was Manually Focused To Achieve As Sharp An Image As Possible.

Tags: Close-up and macro Macro close up

Voters: SUE118, Joline, AshTree and 3 more

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Joline Plus
11 28 53 United States
21 May 2011 11:54AM
A fine image....I hope it did well for you.

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AshTree 8 1.7k 6 England
21 May 2011 1:43PM
This really caught my eye, I do like the minimalsm. Very nicely done.
banehawi Plus
13 1.7k 3779 Canada
21 Aug 2011 5:54PM
Sharpen the drop, - it will make a huge difference. When re sizing, use this flow:

Original image>sharpen>resize>save as new file>reduce file size to site requirements>save>OPEN the new file>check sharpness>apply sharpening as required>save>upload.


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