Fall on the Ground

© Tess L. Yee

Fall on the Ground

Deb Koskovich 11/14/2009 4:18:30 AM

You are one fearleass photog, Tess! And this amazing macro was your due reward! #1204956

Jack Gaskin 11/14/2009 4:20:24 AM

Congrats cause you came up with a really nice shot.
Hope you didn't get to wet!!!

Happy Shooting
Jack #8130100

Hendrik Storme 11/14/2009 4:20:52 AM

Beautiful details and simplicity,Tess! #8130102

Marilyn Cornwell 11/14/2009 4:21:43 AM

Beautiful and simple!! Colours and composition are divine! Oh to be a towel-carrying photographer! #8130104

Bojan Bencic 11/14/2009 4:24:06 AM

Great POV and a fantastic photo, Tess. Well worth the effort. #8130113

Henry Miller 11/14/2009 4:25:53 AM

Great macro you have a great eye to catch all these great shots,Tess!! #8130123

Tammy M. Anderson 11/14/2009 4:28:15 AM

Beautiful details, tones and capture, Tess. #8130132

Carolyn Morgan 11/14/2009 4:31:05 AM

Glad you had the towel - the results were worth the effort!!! :) #8130145

Shirley Sicurello 11/14/2009 4:34:43 AM

What a woman has to go thru for her art!!
Great macro, Tess. #8130158

Renata Gusciora 11/14/2009 4:36:54 AM

Wonderdul macro with fantastic details,Tess! #8130170

Gord MacEachern 11/14/2009 4:42:52 AM

Sometimes you have to do what you have to do!
And it paid off big time Tess, beautiful! #8130186

Monnie Ryan 11/14/2009 5:10:05 AM

The only "rag" in our car is one of my husband's Ohio State sweatshirts, Tess -- I can only imagine the ruckus if I were to borrow it for something like that! :-D Wonderful macro well worth the effort! #8130241

Cathy Barrows 11/14/2009 5:11:48 AM

well I knew you were down low but in your work clothes...you rock #8130245

Amy M. Wilson 11/14/2009 5:23:43 AM

A great reward for your efforts and I can only imagine what passers-by must have been thinking! lol Excellent capture, details and clarity, Tess!!! #8130288

a2o aini 11/14/2009 5:26:14 AM

fantastic work, Tess! wonderful result! it really worth :) #8130293

Hal Bambrick 11/14/2009 5:34:36 AM

Very Elegant Capture Tess!!!!. #8130327

Nikki McDonald 11/14/2009 5:38:01 AM

Good for you! Colors, detail and clarity are excellent. #8130345

Jack Ryan 11/14/2009 6:10:37 AM

What we do to get the perspective we want!!! Way to go!!!! Excellent result...well composed with excellent detail. Well done. #8130435

Claudia Kuhn 11/14/2009 6:11:41 AM

Way to sacrifice yourself for a good macro! #8130436

Jeana Clark 11/14/2009 6:42:00 AM


Awesome macro Tess!!!
Terrific details!!

~J~ #8130507

Kathleen Brennan 11/14/2009 7:40:53 AM

And well worth the effort! #8130615

Sam Britt 11/14/2009 7:45:21 AM

Terrific detail & light, Tess. #8130626

ROLAN NARMAN 11/14/2009 7:51:29 AM

Fantastic capture, lighting and details Tess! Excellent work! #8130644

Tiia Vissak 11/14/2009 8:14:34 AM

a wonderful close-up! #8130689

Kirsten Kiki Kjaer 11/14/2009 9:01:11 AM

Super reflections in the drops, Tess. Great composition. #8130780

Jyri Vissak 11/14/2009 10:08:20 AM

Wonderful macro! Well done. #8130861

John Connolly 11/14/2009 12:34:15 PM

It was definately worth the effort tess! This is one superb close up with amazing color and detail! I would have loved to see you laying on the towel in the parking lot..... #8130999

Patrick Rouzes 11/14/2009 12:50:57 PM

Now that's determination & well worth it, Tess! The tones, clarity, lighting, pov & comp are superb! WTG! #8131041

Melissa Gurdus 11/14/2009 5:51:39 PM

Getting down to the right level is really worth the effort given this excellent result, Tess!! Fantastic clarity, great composition and wonderful light, as well!! #8131447

Tamara K. Walker 11/14/2009 7:40:43 PM

super close up and details #8131655

Brett Dolsen 11/14/2009 7:50:16 PM

Gorgeous colours,detail and DOF Tess!!Brett #8131672

Sherran Andersen 11/14/2009 8:10:18 PM

Just what I would do lol... beautiful macro Tess. #8131719

Stefania Barbier 11/14/2009 10:44:36 PM

magnificent sf and capture! #8131867

Ujjwal Mukherjee 11/15/2009 12:58:14 AM

Wonderfully seen, fantastic details and capture,Tess!! #8132072

Muriel Jackson 11/15/2009 1:05:10 AM

I guess that's you I can see in the drop then! Great capture Tess! #8132084

Laura E. Swan 11/15/2009 1:44:16 AM

Oh what a good photographer will do to get the job done, Tess! This summer I laid right in an ANT HILL to get a worms eye view of GRASS with some iconic Rocky Mtns in the background! HA! Now THAT was an adventure!

Love your story and love your image!

Great job!!!

-Laura :) #8132115

Manuel Barrera 11/15/2009 3:50:41 AM

great angle and exposure, #8132268

Karen Celella 11/15/2009 4:56:22 AM

The rewards of getting this wonderful macro was well worth it Tess. Simple and beautiful! #8132425

Maria A. Gonzalez 11/15/2009 5:27:49 AM

We macro photographers are always looking for those little things others don't look for...I can relate to angles and turning,fliping and using whatever to give us the pov we want...
Your effort paid off,I like the bg colors and composition..Excellent detail,Tess. #8132488

Margaret R. Barry 11/15/2009 5:56:51 AM

Fantastic POV, light, colors and clarity, Tess! #8132572

Lorna Shutter 11/15/2009 8:57:56 AM

Now that's what I call going above and beyond! Well, it was well worth the effort! This shot is beautiful! Awesome POV, clarity and DOF! An outstanding capture! :) #8133050

Daniella Puente 11/15/2009 10:44:43 AM

Superb light and like very much the tones Tess... #8133256

Carol L. Fowler 11/15/2009 1:40:38 PM

Wonderful tones and POV #8133654

Christine R. Lobsinger 11/15/2009 9:29:32 PM

Tess, simply beautiful...love this shot.. the colours and spectacular details!
Your hard work PAYS BIG... GREAT SHOT!!!

CHRISTINE
SMILING AGAIN #8134346

Rony Sagy 11/15/2009 9:48:06 PM

Amazing image, beautiful story, Tess. #8134360

Barbara Waldoch 11/15/2009 10:44:42 PM

Terrific capture, Tess! #8134392

Sabrina Ryan 11/16/2009 7:12:16 AM

Gorgeous capture, Tess! Right into my favs! #8135507

Marty Straub 11/16/2009 7:20:12 AM

Way to get down with it, Tess. Now we can see a bit of the overcast sky in the refractions. Well done. #8135536

Marty Straub 11/16/2009 7:53:48 AM

Great shot Tess as usual.. I like the lighting on this picture allot.. Awesome #8135657

Mark Dodge 11/16/2009 9:25:49 AM

Very creative composition and equally impressive, Tess. You truly go the distance to get the shot. Your work is always top notch. #8136005

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna 11/16/2009 5:21:08 PM

Awesome, Tess!!! I'd love to follow you around when you are shooting!!! LOL
:-) k #8137165

Tommy E. Burgess 11/17/2009 12:47:58 AM

Beautiful macro capture Tess!! Kudos for the effort you took to get the shot you wanted. #8137852

Joy Rector 11/17/2009 5:09:27 AM

beautiful, well done #8138419

Christine R. Lobsinger 11/17/2009 4:49:13 PM

Glad you got an EP Tess!! Congrats to you!

SMILING CHRIS #8140098

Paul E. Earl 11/18/2009 2:02:19 AM

This is superb, Tess! #8140982

Kathy Reeves 11/18/2009 3:49:53 AM

Exquisite image with fantastic colors! #8141137

Tess L. Yee 11/18/2009 4:00:36 AM

Thank you for each of these stupendous comments!!

No doubt, my face plastered on the towel and my backside sticking up created something of an amusing visual...thank goodness no one ELSE was around with a camera!

An ant hill, Laura?! Oh, you're more 'photographer woman' than I am! #8141172

Christine Czernin 11/20/2009 12:58:08 PM

I must have missed this one.
Gorgeous tones and as always superb clarity,Tess. Have a great weekend. #8148263

Tess L. Yee 12/1/2009 6:02:33 AM

Thank you for the grand comment, Christine! #8181791

Randy D. Dinkins 2/3/2010 5:54:32 PM

Great macro shot. And an "A" for your effort to go and get it :-)!!! #8354382

Tess L. Yee 2/16/2010 6:04:45 AM

Thanks for the really kind comment, Randy! #8386363

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Description

It was another early morning at the office, and I noticed this maple leaf in the parking lot. It had just stopped raining, and the stem still had raindrops on it. No amount of maneuvering could get me close to the angle I wanted, so I finally grabbed a towel from the car, and flopped down on the parking lot!

Exif: Model: NIKON D80

Uploaded on 11/14/2009 4:15:37 AM

Made With

Camera: Nikon D80 Digital SLR Camera


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