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Last week's thread

locked by Rowland Shaw Mar 7 '11 at 8:51

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Influential Beggar

7280-Influential Beggar

A very cooperative furry friend willing to pose for treats...

(I didn't actually feed him, but he wanted me to!)

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    Nice depth of field. His friend is just here – Philippe Lavoie Feb 28 '11 at 22:42
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    Haha, nice shot. Curious little devils :) – D.N. Mar 1 '11 at 14:51
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    hehe, I think we all have a shot of one of his cousins. – cabbey Mar 4 '11 at 7:54
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"Hangar 6"

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  • I really like the clouds, but something about the title bugs me, so I didn't vote for this one. Certainly didn't downvote it, though. – user2910 Mar 3 '11 at 6:07
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    Was supposed to be "storm" but changed it... The important is that people like the picture ;) – repecmps Mar 7 '11 at 9:57
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Duck in evening light

Duck in evening light

Near the small boats harbor in Västerås, Sweden, 2010 aug 19
Canon 5D mark II, Sigma 50-500
f/8, 1/400 s., ISO 1000

Original

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Male Gray Wall Jumper [Menemerus Bivittatus] Large version can be found in flickr.

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    I always find it distracting when too much of the foreground is out of focus, even when there is an in focus point. – rfusca Mar 1 '11 at 3:51
  • this is a reverse macro taken at f/11. don't have much control when you take the lens off the body =) – fahad.hasan Mar 1 '11 at 7:54
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    Was he still for long enough for you to focus on his eyes? My experiments were only with dead flies. – ysap Mar 2 '11 at 6:23
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    Yes he was still for a reasonable amount of time and I also got lucky to be able to shoot him before he took a lonngg jump! – fahad.hasan Mar 2 '11 at 7:31
  • These shots are especially hard, I really respect reverse lens style, and understand the difficulty. One common trick is to take the shot from a different angle(overhead in this situation) so that the first focal plane is the one in focus. Obviously this is not always possible though. – BBischof Mar 3 '11 at 1:03
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    I think the foreground being out of focus works rather well on this picture. Looking at it makes me to scratch an imaginary itch on my head. Wouldn't want this to greet me at the front page. Brrr. (And because the photo made me feel so, I had to upvote this.) – Jari Keinänen Mar 3 '11 at 10:02
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Me and my shadow.

beach

Larger original on Flickr.

Taken in Byron Bay 2 weeks ago.

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Snap Crackle Pop

Taken in NY City on a long weekend mini-vacation. Larger version on Flickr.

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Desert Snow

A rare desert snow in Saguaro National Park, near Tucson, Arizona.

Larger may be seen on my Smugmug site

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Dominic by Sergiu Bacioiu http://www.sergiubacioiu.com

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Head The Way

Head The Way

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