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NIKON CORPORATION
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NIKON D3000
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Oct 22, 2011, 4:29:20 PM
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Hypoxylon and Friend by MesmerizedByNature Hypoxylon and Friend by MesmerizedByNature
Xylária hypoxylon and acorn.
My favourite fungi! :D

Todays events in the beech wood - [link]
Damn you Oudemansiella mucida! :O

after the critique I got, I cropped it somewhat:


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Thanks everybody for 100 + :+fav:s! :thanks:
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So, first positive (which is most of it). Image has that un-Earthly impact though it is immediately clear what it is. I like composition which goes around in two reflections: sharp white stem vs. two, out of focus little stems in the background; sharp snail in the middle and out of focus hint of snail to front right (distant out of focus round bush in line with these two adds to it). These relations which cross the image from left to right and opposite make image dynamic and interesting (third diagonal of in-focus greenery helps to connect them). In-focus greenery adds great texture. Technically I can't see a fault: there are clear subjects, well exposed and the most important bits of each are in great focus (which is hard in macro).
Little bit of suggested correction: image works in standard format. However, I think it would dance in a bit more panoramic cut. Cropping at least 1/4 of the (quite empty) top would help. At least to the edge of the round bush reflecting the snail. More likely even tighter, closer to the top of the white stem (but not too close to it - somewhere between top of the bush and top of the stem). Not only would panoramic crop help eliminate dead space but it would underline what initially impacted me - look of panorama of some alien world.
Hope this helps,...
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Andenne Featured By Owner Apr 4, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Hi, your amazing work was feature here iny my journal ! [link] , thank you !
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Apr 5, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you! ^^
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:iconfeatureplz: Your gorgeous work has been Featured here =MayEbony
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Sep 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you very much! :thanks:
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:iconwelcome1plz::iconwelcome2plz::iconwelcome3plz::iconwelcome4plz: :iconflowerheartplz:
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Elillustrated Featured By Owner Jul 5, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured in my journal! [link] :love:
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MesmerizedByNature Featured By Owner Jul 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
oh, thank you. :D
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organicvision Featured By Owner Jun 12, 2012   Photographer
Thanks for the invitation. Bontany is beauty than science to me, but I have been scientifically influenced.
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