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Velvert Staghorn Spore - Day 1
Velvert Staghorn Spore - Day 1
sherpet


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Collection: Macro
Camera: Canon EOS-350D Rebel XT
Lens: Canon EF 180mm f/3.5L Macro USM
Location: Resort Gardens.
Date: Mar 1, 2008
Galleries: Macro, Textures
Date Uploaded: Mar 1, 2008

Viewed: 1346
Comments: 46
Favorites: 15 (view)

This is a macro close-ip of tje rich btwm spore,growing on the underside of a huge green Staghorn fern plamt. I ;pve the richness of the velvet like spore agaonst the green leaf.

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I just like to say a BIG THANK YOU for all the wonderful comments to this macro image.

It has a very special place in my heart for many reasons.

Thanks also to the favorite some of you have given me with this image.

I really appriciate it so much.

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03/10/2013 04:46:13 PM
THIS IS ONE OF MY ABSOLUTE FAVOURITES OF YOURS SHEZ, I LOVE THE COLOURS AND AS ALWAYS YOUR COMPOSITION IS PERFECT. I AM GOING TO MISS YOU SO MUCH MY DEAR FRIEND XXXX
12/08/2012 11:10:51 AM
FABULOUSLY CLEAN AND SIMPLE... YET SO MUCH TO SEE!
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12/08/2012 08:09:07 AM
SIMPLE AND ELEGANT PLANT ABSTRACT/MACRO. YOU SHOW US ALL THE LOVELY TEXTURES AND THE LINES OF THIS STAGHORN. IT IS THE CURL/CURVE OF THE LEAF THAT CAPTURES THE EYES ATTENTION. THERE ARE ALSO SOME VERY RICH COLORS THAT ARE CAPTIVATING.
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08/25/2011 01:38:47 PM
Love the rich colors, the soft texture, and the beautiful curves. The shallow DOF from that wonderful lens is dreamy.
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08/25/2011 10:15:42 AM
Beautiful detail; and the image really pops with the light green mixed against the rusty brown; great abstract composition as well.
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08/23/2011 07:23:50 PM
This image is amazing.
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11/24/2008 02:42:50 AM
Rich Colors... very nice!
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03/10/2008 11:47:26 PM
Wow that is beautiful lovely colours
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03/09/2008 09:05:55 PM
This is fabulous! Love the beautiful texture and colors!
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03/07/2008 05:52:13 PM
oh, wow! this is fantastic. really good DOF and nice composition of colors and llines! Very well done!
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03/06/2008 03:33:39 AM
Beautiful colours, lines and detail in this.
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03/03/2008 10:45:09 PM
Wow what a cool plant! Nice 's' curve you got there too!
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03/03/2008 09:17:33 PM
glorious image, the colours are wonderful and I love the square frame.
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03/03/2008 08:40:53 PM
Beautiful. The composition , color, and depth of field are incredible. I love the soft lighting too.
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03/03/2008 01:59:30 PM
Shez, this is gorgeous!
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03/03/2008 08:47:33 AM
Love the saturated colors. Beautiful symmetry and textures. Great start.
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03/03/2008 06:31:57 AM
Oh WOW! What a great start! Amazing lines, textures and colors. I love how the edge of the leaf creates a frontier between the deep brownish-orange and the vibrant lime green.
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03/02/2008 06:24:22 PM
This is fantastic. I'm glad it's on the first page, that way I can enjoy looking at it everyday!
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03/02/2008 11:10:54 AM
Love the color contrast and natural separation line. Very eye-catching shot.
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03/02/2008 08:48:48 AM
This is amazingly beautiful- has "you" written all over it ! The spore does look velvety...
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03/02/2008 03:58:26 AM
Very nice lines and curves. I also like the softness of the velvet.
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03/02/2008 12:34:21 AM
This is just beautiful Shez. You have such sharp focus and beautiful coloring in it. It looks like a nice piece of leather. Thanks for the full plant images and dimensions. I was thinking it was a much smaller area in the macro.
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03/01/2008 11:48:34 PM
Wow Shez! You jumped right into this challenge. The new lens seems to give you the reach you were needing to "shoot from the hip" so to speak, and get your amazing and insightful classy close ups of living growing things.
You found an angle to make the edge of the staghorn just jump off the screen. I have a big one too, about 20 years old, and I don't think it ever looked this good.
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03/01/2008 10:44:28 PM
Wow! I love the colors and the feel of this.
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03/01/2008 10:07:34 PM
i love the color contrast and texture of this one... good one to start with.

i would have cloned out the little line down in the bottom fold, though...
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03/01/2008 09:37:10 PM
Wow! You're really raising the bar early in the month. This is a shot we can all aspire to. Amazing color, lines and textures.
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03/01/2008 09:09:26 PM
Sherpet, this is just beautiful... you really have a great eye for photography. Keep it up and I hope you are feeling better.
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03/01/2008 08:12:55 PM
Very Nice (in a Borat voice ;p)
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03/01/2008 07:27:25 PM
Love the vibrant green color and the warm brown color. Great start.
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03/01/2008 04:40:36 PM
Oh Shez, what a fantastic way to start the month! This is just beautiful. You composition it excellent and the colours really work well together. So glad you are joining in the macro month, I can't wait to see what tomorrow brings! :o)
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03/01/2008 03:08:12 PM
Excellent choice of angle and lines. I love the abstract that you have created. The complimentary colors and suede-looking textures really finesse this well. What a great first day image!
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03/01/2008 02:42:33 PM
This is gorgeous. The lighting and the color (not to mention) texture contrast are fantastic.
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03/01/2008 01:12:45 PM
A very nice macro. I really like the texture(s) and the leading line. The color contrast from one side of the edge to the other is great. I think the focus is in the perfect place for this type of macro. What can I say other than a great job.
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03/01/2008 12:54:25 PM
this is gorgeous. i love the textures and the bright colors!
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03/01/2008 12:17:16 PM
Gorgeous image. Excellent work, Shez.
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03/01/2008 12:16:44 PM
It is great to see you posting here Sherpet.

This is such a beautiful photo. The colors are brilliant and the focus and processing are spot on.
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03/01/2008 10:33:47 AM
Wow...this is beautiful!! I love the contrasting colors, the texture and not to mention the leading lines! Simply lovely!

Message edited by author 2008-03-01 10:34:21.
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03/01/2008 10:32:03 AM
awesome textures and colors. this is ribbon worthy in a macro challenge.
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03/01/2008 09:19:51 AM
Great photo that does an excellent job of using the contrasting colors. I like where you placed the part of the image with the best focus in the overall image. Very well done.
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03/01/2008 08:00:04 AM
Sherryl, I admire your photography even more than your valiant spirit. You have an eye for abstract beauty in the botanical world & the skill to capture it in such a way that I can see it, too. I'm starting out this spring with the determination to use DOF to express my own abstract vision, with your work as my inspiration. Thank you for being here & keep on clickin'!
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03/01/2008 07:08:55 AM
I agree, this is a wonderful photo! What a strange, but beautiful, plant...
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03/01/2008 05:38:09 AM
Beautiful! I have no idea what this leaf looks like, but the macro is unique and fascinating. Love the textures and the contrast in colors. That thin white line at the edge of the leaf really helps this pop. The curving shape is so interesting, and I wonder how this would look if the line went diagonally, giving more space to show off that curvy line! Great start to the month! :)
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03/01/2008 03:58:40 AM
The colors and composition are just wonderful. I like the white line separating the two colors. Nice lens! Glad you're back.
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03/01/2008 03:44:22 AM
beautiful colours, great detail and composition is spot on.
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03/01/2008 03:11:27 AM
This is beautiful! I like the simplicity of the composition and the complimentary colors. Great velvety texture as well.
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03/01/2008 03:10:59 AM
Beautiful colours and dof.

It is good to see you posting Shez (((hugs)))
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