Isabel L 11/3/2004 8:17:39 AM

Wow!!! How did you take the shot Mark?
I really like the colors in the shot and the red drops really stand out! Hmm but the red drops look out of focus?? #185061

Mark Follmer 11/3/2004 11:25:15 AM

The shot was taken of one of those lava lamp toys. You turn it over and the oil runs down from top to bottom. I just put the camera in super macro mode then was abe to focus to about an inch away. With the camera in manual focus mode and set to close focus I moved it back and forth till the drops seemed in focus. They were moving though so with the shutter lag it was tough.
Mark #888208

Paul C. Gazzanigo 11/3/2004 11:32:33 AM

Excellent image, Mark. #888216

Leonard Pierce 12/16/2004 5:47:37 PM


Mark Follmer 12/17/2004 6:39:47 AM

Thank you. Pretty exciting, my first shot as a finalist!
Mark #980976

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aperture f2.8, shutter 1/160
This one was taken with my olympus point and shoot in macro mode. I tried it with the slr but couldn't get a deep enough DOF. Its a detail of a lava drip toy.

Uploaded on 11/3/2004 7:15:41 AM

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