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Bug on Bark
Bug on Bark
dphillips


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Challenge: The Letter B (Classic Editing)
Camera: Nikon Coolpix 2500
Location: Wadsworth, OH
Date: Jun 27, 2003
Aperture: f 2.9
ISO: 100
Shutter: 1/60
Galleries: Nature, Macro
Date Uploaded: Jun 28, 2003

Ant crawling down the tree in the backyard. Photo taken in macro mode. Ant was running fast, that's why his head is out of the photograph!

Statistics
Place: 136 out of 151
Avg (all users): 4.6094
Avg (commenters): 4.0769
Avg (participants): 4.4713
Avg (non-participants): 4.9024
Views since voting: 665
Votes: 128
Comments: 14
Favorites: 0


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 Comments Made During the Challenge
07/06/2003 10:34:54 PM
Wonderful textures and lighting here. Too bad the bug's head is chopped off. Nice intimate nature shot.
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07/06/2003 09:26:52 PM
I think putting the bug in a more central spot would be a stronger composition.
07/06/2003 01:20:46 PM
Good attempt at a macro shot. Your subject is cropped too much in the lower left and I don't think that the negative space of the bark enhances your composition.
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07/04/2003 07:50:48 AM
Macro would have been better with little better focus and including the whole ant in the image rather than cropping.
07/02/2003 10:33:35 PM
Nice tones on the bark. I like the way the ant is just crawling into view.
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07/02/2003 07:52:19 AM
Nice shot... more DOF would be good (but I know from my camera I can't get that kind of control)... I think a 180° rotation so the bug was walking out the top of the photo would look slightly better. Good luck with it.
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07/02/2003 04:53:27 AM
Looks like most of an ant. Definitely would've been much more effective if you showed the whole thing. This would be almost effective if he were going up instead of down.
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07/01/2003 08:35:11 AM
Nice attempt, but the cut off head just doesn't work for me, which is a pity as there's a lot to like in this photo otherwise
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06/30/2003 08:52:56 PM
Nice texture and I like the negative space idea. The bark on the lower right is a little overexposed, but I'm not sure there's anything you can do about that. I think I'd like to see the whole bug rather than the bottom cut off.
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06/30/2003 03:27:51 PM
Why the odd crop here...part of the bug is cut off..?
06/30/2003 01:38:47 PM
Good focus and lighting. I personally think there needs to be more of the bug in the picture, but that is just me.
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06/30/2003 04:14:29 AM
The bug is very unclear.
06/30/2003 03:18:21 AM
great shot... would be near the top if that ant was just a few notches further up into the bottom left corner.
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06/30/2003 12:50:01 AM
nice but would be about 3 points better if the bug was all there
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