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Life on the Head of a Pin
Life on the Head of a Pin
Ken


Photograph Information Photographer's Comments
Challenge: Transparency III (Basic Editing)
Camera: Canon EOS-40D
Lens: Canon EF 24-70mm f/2.8L USM
Date: Dec 30, 2008
Aperture: F/11
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Macro, Floral
Date Uploaded: Dec 30, 2008

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crop
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save for web

Post Challenge: I didn't expect this one to go anywhere - thanks. And it was the tip of a need, not a pin. I used an extension tube.

Statistics
Place: 5 out of 152
Avg (all users): 6.6333
Avg (commenters): 7.1429
Avg (participants): 6.3939
Avg (non-participants): 6.7241
Views since voting: 2326
Views during voting: 409
Votes: 240
Comments: 10
Favorites: 3 (view)


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AuthorThread
01/16/2009 01:06:28 AM
I've always wanted to do a shot like this! BEAUTIFUL!!!!
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01/07/2009 10:34:54 PM
Absolutely stunning! Great to see this score so well. Congratulations!
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01/07/2009 09:52:54 PM
I have yet to get one of those drop shots to be that crystal clear. Nice finish, Ken.
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 Comments Made During the Challenge
01/06/2009 10:20:36 AM
nicely done.
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01/06/2009 12:32:58 AM
Very common technique, but well done, and if this is really a pin it's a great macro.
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01/03/2009 02:24:10 PM
amazing picture... I don't really get the relationship between the pin, the water and the flower though, otherwise I would have rated it higher.
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01/02/2009 01:13:51 PM
Great clarity and sharpness of the droplet & pin. Nice colors in the background. 9 :)
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12/31/2008 12:34:33 PM
Not exactly the head :-D, but still a really cool picture.
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12/31/2008 09:42:20 AM
Nice macro.
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12/31/2008 12:15:41 AM
Nice technicals of this, as I know this image must have been challenging to shoot, not very unique but lovely colors
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