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Orange Cells   Featured in PhotoFlash #003
  Orange Cells
Orange Cells
105 2.8 micro, f.22, portra 160nc
© John Solheim
 
 
 
Piper Lehman
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/20/2001
    Okay, I'm assuming this is literally a shot of microscopic cells -- as in the types of things we used to study in microbiology lab. This is just too cool, John. Do you shoot this type of subject often? I presume you need a special lens for this. Very cool pattern. (Wouldn't be for a certain workshop assignment, would it? Hmmm) Nice job.

5/11/2002 1:16:04 PM

 
John Solheim

member since: 1/16/2003
 

Thank you for your kind comments.

Nothing quite so exotic. It's acutally a close-up of the turn signal on my SUV. I used my Nikkor 105 2.8 racked out so that I was pretty close to 1:1. I tried slapping on 52mm of extension, bringing it up to 1.4x, but I didn't like it as well. The cells were too big. Of course, that's just my subjectivity talking.

I prefer it horizontal, but when I uploaded it, it came out verical. I do need to pay a bit more attention to digital life. I keep hoping digital is just a fad, soon to be fogotten.

I am indeed taking the Bryan Peterson BetterPhoto course.

5/13/2002 9:59:04 AM

 
Piper Lehman
BetterPhoto Member

member since: 7/20/2001
 

Definitely had me perplexed. Very nice shot. I love those shots that make me wonder.

You will LOVE this course, by the way. I just finished it and am presently taking the Exposure workshop. My work has improved tenfold.

Good luck and have fun!

5/13/2002 10:39:59 AM

 
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