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Macro Play
BetterPhoto.com Photo Contest SECOND PLACE Winner
 
Macro Play
Macro Play
Using some of my kid's Lego Blocks to try my hand at a macro shot.

Shutter 1/15
Aperture f8
ISO 320
Lens 50mm

© Susana Heide
Canon EOS 1D Mark ...

 
 
 
Carol Brill
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    Very cool abstract shot with the bold colors, clear reflections, and random patterns, Susana!

5/4/2005 11:06:37 PM

 
Dan J. Holm
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Excellent work, Susana!! A BEAUTIFUL abstract!!!

5/5/2005 12:30:50 AM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Very nice, Susana!!

5/5/2005 3:58:10 AM

 
Lewis P. Church
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Fun shot and very well done. How did you set it up? Good color ....

5/5/2005 6:26:11 AM

 
Michelle Lea  Guinn
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wonderful abstract and macro use Susana!! mlg

5/5/2005 6:49:59 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Carol, Dan, Colette, Paul and Michelle: A big thank you for checking out my image and for your kind words!! Paul I'll email you on your question.

5/5/2005 8:09:15 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Neat abstract Susana! I like the bold colors and this idea is really neat!

5/5/2005 8:25:00 AM

 
Mellanie 

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so you're the one who did these awesome macros! How'd you do it?

5/5/2005 1:19:49 PM

 
Susana Heide
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I'm really appreciative of your positive comments on this photo! Thanks Melissa and Mellanie! (I sent you an email Mel).

5/5/2005 1:28:43 PM

 
Tonya R. Boles
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This is neat. Can you share how you did this with me also. :)

5/6/2005 6:51:11 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Thanks Tonya! I appreciate your comment! I emailed you about your question :o)

5/7/2005 4:40:40 PM

 
Darla Cobus
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Love this idea, such bright colors and awesome macro!

5/14/2005 4:23:05 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thanks for the feedback, Darla!

5/14/2005 7:25:00 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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Congrats on this cool shot!!! Good luck in the next round Susana!!

6/21/2005 10:26:09 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Thanks so much for the congrats Melissa!!!

6/22/2005 6:58:07 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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WOWWWWWWWWW Susana such great macro!
Congratulations well don!!!

6/22/2005 12:20:22 PM

 
Goshka G.
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Congrats, Susana!

6/22/2005 5:36:45 PM

 
Lisa Deaton
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VERY COOL!!! Great work, CONGRATS!!!

6/22/2005 7:39:01 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Kelly, Goshka and Lisa: Thanks a million for the congratulatory notes!!

6/22/2005 9:05:33 PM

 
Tammy Scott
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Another BIG congratulations, Susana!

6/23/2005 3:53:03 AM

 
KHAWLA Haddad
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Congratulation on this wonderful winner!!!

6/23/2005 4:22:13 AM

 
Laura Clay-Ballard
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congrats on this awesome WINNING image!

6/23/2005 5:10:54 AM

 
Darla Cobus
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CONGRATS!!!

6/23/2005 5:51:48 AM

 
Diane  Addonizio
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congratulations!

6/23/2005 6:04:55 AM

 
Sharon  Day
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WOW Susana!! Double header! BIG Congratulations on your second place win again!!! WTG!!!

6/23/2005 6:09:41 AM

 
Laura E. OConnor
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Obviously a SUPERIOR try, Susana!!! Great image! CONGRATULATIONS AGAIN!!!

6/23/2005 6:44:56 AM

 
Susan T. Evans
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Big Congrats, Susana, awesome work!

6/23/2005 8:33:59 AM

 
Melissa  L. Zavadil
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WOW WOW WOW !!!! SUSANA!! You have beat the odds girl!!! Look at this! A double header! WTG!!! Congrats!!!

6/23/2005 9:52:43 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Tammy, Kelly, Laura C., Darla, Diane, Sharon, Laura O., Susan and Melissa: I can hardly believe I got two winners!!! I am soooo THRILLED!!!!!! This was my first try at macro and the reason I tried it was because I was inspired by all of your fabulous photography here at BP!! THANK YOU so much for encouraging me to spread my wings!!!

6/23/2005 10:01:32 AM

 
Kara Hendricks
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A BIG Congrats to you Susana!! This is wonderful!!!

6/23/2005 11:23:30 AM

 
Deb Holmes
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Congrats to you Susana, on this wonderful winner! Well deserved!

6/23/2005 12:08:40 PM

 
Deb Brown
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There she goes again!!! WOW.....congrats, Susana on such a fine macro. Love the colors and design. WAY TO GO!!!

6/23/2005 1:25:10 PM

 
William C. Raco
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Beautifully done, Susana
Congratulations,

bill

6/23/2005 1:39:58 PM

 
Bobbie Davis
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WTG!!! Congratulations Susana!!!!

6/23/2005 2:51:07 PM

 
Debra Booth
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Congratulations again, Susana!!

6/23/2005 2:54:53 PM

 
Margot Petrowski
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Congrats on all your winners this month!!!!!

6/23/2005 4:27:18 PM

 
Carol Brill
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Susana, congratulations on your win with this amazing macro shot, what vibrant colors and crystal-clear detail you captured here!

6/23/2005 9:04:33 PM

 
Hellen Krahn

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awesome macro, susana, congrats on you win on this one, too!!

6/23/2005 9:52:55 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Kara, Deb, Bill, Bobbie, Debra, Margot, Carol, and Hellen: I want to send a special thank you your way for your wonderful comments and congrats! Truly appreciated!

6/23/2005 10:40:06 PM

 
Phil S
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Susana,

What a wonderfully colorful and creative photograph. A well deserved win! Congrats!!

6/24/2005 12:16:01 AM

 
Kathleen Clemons
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Congrats again, Susana!

6/24/2005 12:57:39 PM

 
Wally Orlowsky
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Congratulations on another stunning winner, Susana!

6/25/2005 3:29:35 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thank you so much SNSPLS, Kathleen and Wally for your good wishes!!

6/25/2005 9:35:08 PM

 
Colette M. Metcalf
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Congratulations once again, Susana!! Fantastic image!!!

6/26/2005 3:11:18 AM

 
Terry  R. Hatfield
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Very Pretty Susan!Your Having a Great Month:-)Congratulations On Your Win!!

6/26/2005 6:03:39 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thanks Colette and Terry for the time you took to comment on my image!!!

6/26/2005 10:28:04 PM

 
Lori S. Aschbrenner
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Congrats again, Susana!

6/27/2005 3:11:20 PM

 
Susana Heide
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Thank you very much Lori!!

6/28/2005 8:35:18 PM

 
Janell Harris

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This is so neat. How did you do it?

7/7/2005 7:12:46 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thanks Janell! I used a sheet of glass about 8 or 9 inches away from the subject with some water drops to reflect the blocks. Quite simple, huh?

7/7/2005 8:23:57 AM

 
Kerri Porter
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i love this shot, thank you for telling how you did it, I've been wanting to try something like this out!

8/3/2005 12:09:41 PM

 
Susana Heide
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I'm glad you like it! Thanks for your comment Kerri!!

8/3/2005 9:28:45 PM

 
Aaron  Reyes
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nice nice!

9/7/2005 8:44:17 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thank you Aaron!!

9/7/2005 12:13:32 PM

 
Shelly A. Van Camp
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Beautiful :)

9/20/2005 6:40:42 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thanks Shelly!!

9/21/2005 11:10:54 PM

 
Morteza Safataj
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Wow, incredible .

2/23/2006 7:21:39 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thank you so much Morteza!!

2/23/2006 8:59:04 AM

 
Melissa Gurdus
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Love this image. Would you mind e-mailing me how you did this?

4/23/2006 8:09:46 PM

 
Aaron  Reyes
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read 10 responses up.

4/24/2006 5:58:04 AM

 
Susana Heide
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Thank you Melissa for the comment ( and Aaron for the tip). I can send youan email Melissa :o)

4/24/2006 7:31:42 AM

 
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