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Blade of Grass and Wisp of Web

Posted by
Larry Lefever (Lititz, United States) on 25 July 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

For those interested: 200mm lens at f/3.5 with closeup filter.

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ordinaryimages from Kentucky Bluegrass, United States

In the Never World of Bokeh. best...jf

25 Jul 2010 6:19am

@ordinaryimages: A place one can only visit through the lens.

Richard from Duns, United Kingdom

Superb capture

25 Jul 2010 6:35am

Christine from Duns, United Kingdom


25 Jul 2010 8:40am

Bettina from Los Angeles, United States

Excellent! Love the red tip detail and the two single drops. The surrounding backdrop is just gorgeous.

25 Jul 2010 9:04am

@Bettina: Thanks, Bettina.

GJC from Kyoto (京都), Japan

Simply brilliant.

25 Jul 2010 10:30am

@GJC: Thanks very much. Nature tends to be that way.

Florence from Paris, France

Oh, this is gorgeous, how nice and... I'm really speechless you see. Your crop is perfect Larry. Your DOF... and focus are amazing. A world in itself. 5 stars.

25 Jul 2010 11:42am

@Florence: Thanks, Florence. I love exploring this closeup world.

Daniel from Kenmare, United States

nice shot. reminds me of one I took a couple years back that was published in the B&W magazine 2010 portfolio edition.

25 Jul 2010 2:00pm

@Daniel: Thanks. They are similar ... yours with a bit more dew.

MARIANA from Waterloo, Canada

This little red spot looks like a drop of blood ;)) All image looks like a needle , a blood test :))

25 Jul 2010 2:46pm

@MARIANA: Amazing what a little bit of red can evoke. :)

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Simple beauty.

25 Jul 2010 2:51pm

@Anita: Thanks, Anita. Hope you weathered the storm this afternoon. We lost power for about 4 hours and lots of tree damage in the area.

Denny Jump Photo from Easton, PA, United States

Marvelous close up larry - great color and detail of course - that is a standard with your work - well done indeed sir

25 Jul 2010 3:00pm

@Denny Jump Photo: Thanks, Denny.

danou-yepa from Nice, France

wow !!!! excellent macro , great DOF , amazing drops ! 5* . nice sunday larry

25 Jul 2010 3:20pm

@danou-yepa: Thanks, Dany. Hope your weekend was refreshing.

Mithun from palakkad, kerela/Bangalore, India

Neat and clean

25 Jul 2010 4:13pm

Marilyn Cornwell from Toronto, Canada

Spectacular in its simplicity and complexity!

25 Jul 2010 4:16pm

Thea from Leeuwarden, Netherlands fantastic again!!

25 Jul 2010 9:19pm

Dutçh from Chicagoland, United States

It's the needle in the haystack.. easier to find with the drop :)

25 Jul 2010 10:46pm

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

excellent macro composition! perfect focus and sharpness!

26 Jul 2010 2:12am

kalhéo from France

magnifique tout simplement !

26 Jul 2010 7:36am

Dawn from Maryland, United States

Absolutely beautiful bokeh! wow. : )

26 Jul 2010 10:21am

Manola from Bassens, France

wouaouhhhhh!!! I like very much...;-)))

26 Jul 2010 7:34pm

Anita from West Nottingham, United States

Larry: We did fine in this particular storm--7/10" of rain. It was the storm several weeks ago that eliminated our power for 2 days. Also, lots of tree damage over here over the last few weeks.

27 Jul 2010 12:34pm

Dan Creighton from Pottstown, United States

Beautiful use of bokeh!

31 Jul 2010 4:21pm