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Ready to Draw

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A close-up of my colored pencils.
Nikon D90 + Nikkor 105mm f/2.8 macro lens.

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Tower Bridge by Night

Tower Bridge by Night

Long exposure (30s) shot taken on Tower Bridge about an hour after sunset.

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    Would do +2 if I could :) Love the color balance.
    – RiddlerDev
    Jun 7 '11 at 1:54
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Wasp

Wasp chewing bench

Wasp chewing a strip of wood off a bench (to make pulp for a nest). Bigger version here.

Reversed 18-55mm lens @ 35mm approx., 1/200, ISO 400

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  • +1 Beautiful bright yellow (although DOF could be a bit deeper) Jun 7 '11 at 20:53
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    That's the problem with reversed lenses, wafer thin DoF. Jun 7 '11 at 21:14
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Inner Peace

Inner Peace

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    I love the story feeling of this photo. Usually, the focus is placed in the "upper right" direction (a.k.a emotion matrix www.artlebedev.com/mandership/137), but here we have "upper left" direction of the focus that breaks some mental templates and makes one to put more attention to the details. Jun 7 '11 at 10:37
  • @bgbg Thanks a lot for noticing that!
    – OrangeRind
    Jun 7 '11 at 11:19
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    BTW, was it intentional? Jun 9 '11 at 11:20
  • well, a little - I was trying to make an esoteric angle and wanted to position it such that one notices both the cycle and the really blue sky - coz the photo is quite untouched in terms of colours - it was a beautiful sky that day. :)
    – OrangeRind
    Jun 10 '11 at 0:37
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Tulips in Rain

Tulips in Rain

Canon EOS 60D, Canon EF 50mm f1.4 USM @ f2.0, 1/125

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    I like it, but I'm not sure the small size works very well — too much detail lost.
    – mattdm
    Jun 9 '11 at 14:28

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