Surprise This Afternoon

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  1. drdan

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    I took my camera out on the prairie this afternoon. The sky was hazy in the west so there was diffuse light right before sunset. I was taking pictures of the late winter browns of the various grasses and found this shot. It's the inside of a yucca seed pod catching the last rays of the day. Sony 717, tripod, circular polarizer. Come to think of it I should have tried my Moose warm circular polarizer on this one. I thought it turned out well anyway.

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    Beautiful :)
     
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    Yes, indeed, it did turn out well.
     
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    Very nice, love the colors and the shapes but as usual I'd like to see more DOF.
     
  5. drdan

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    Any suggestions on how to get more DOF with a Sony 717 on macro mode and auto focus?
     
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    I think your camera only goes to f8, but if it does go to smaller aperture, use it, that will give you the most depth of field.
     
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    beautiful texture and tonal gradations. outstanding macro- another photoforum post i think should be entered into competition- have you thought about it for this one?
     
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    I don't know anything about it. What competition do you mean?
     
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    did not have any specific one in mind- next time you see a competition for which the criteria are met by this, you should enter it.
     
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    very nice shot! great colors! i personally like the small DOF here. cool pic.

    -Dan
     
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    Sorry, I must have led a sheltered life on the internet. Although I have heard there are such, I've never actually seen any photo contests. Where would I look?
     
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    don't feel bad, I'm the same way. :D
     

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