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Hanging on to winter

Posted by
Curly (South Shields, United Kingdom) on 26 January 2010 in Plant & Nature and Portfolio.

Snow melt hangs on to the end of shrubbery in South Shields North Marine Park.
We now sit and wait, wondering if any more will come this way this winter.

PENTAX K100D 1/180 second F/6.7 ISO 200 450 mm (35mm equiv.)

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Alun from cheshire, United Kingdom

really good close up, nice one

26 Jan 2010 6:33am

LESLIE from norwich, United Kingdom

Neat macro shot Curly ~

26 Jan 2010 7:16am

geneviève from paris, France

Just Beautiful

26 Jan 2010 7:32am

Mathilde Collot from Fontainebleau, France

A macro very smooth! with his crystal ball! to see inside another life!

26 Jan 2010 7:48am

Hilde Morin from Portland, United States

Nice reflection in that drop! I really like the dark background on the left, not so much the pink/violet on the bottom right. Perhaps I would have cropped it a bit.

26 Jan 2010 7:52am

@Hilde Morin: I've already cropped once Hilde, any further and it might start showing nasty artefacts :-)

kisskool from Fontainebleau, France

beautiful macro..

26 Jan 2010 8:22am

Helena from San Sebastian, Spain

Amazing shot, Curly! Love the excellent work on focusing and the beautiful outcome. Lovely detail.... and bokeh!

26 Jan 2010 8:25am

madagasca from singapore, Singapore

very nice... a little abstract!

26 Jan 2010 8:53am

Charles B. from Mably, France

Tout un monde dans une goutte de rosée...

26 Jan 2010 9:25am

Ian Bramham from Manchester, United Kingdom

really wonderfully done Curly!....what a beautiful photograph!

26 Jan 2010 9:37am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

A whole world in a droplet

26 Jan 2010 9:38am

Skyriani from Nelson, New Zealand

great to see you venturing into the macro world!

26 Jan 2010 9:56am

tubby from Singapore, Singapore

Very nice macro.... a very creative composition.

26 Jan 2010 10:25am

Scene by Sharon Photography from Kingston, Ontario, Canada

fantastic capture - the colours are fabulous

26 Jan 2010 11:26am

hugo poon from hong kong, Hong Kong

Such charming forms and colours... beautiful abstraction!

26 Jan 2010 11:36am

Willem from Noord-Scharwoude, Netherlands

A creative macro and a nice bokeh

26 Jan 2010 11:38am

Ralph Jones from Detroit, United States

Nice shot Curly.

26 Jan 2010 12:34pm

MK from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

it has a mesmerizing quality about it. good job

26 Jan 2010 12:39pm

CM Kwan from NT, Hong Kong

A big world in the small droplet, an outstanding picture!

26 Jan 2010 12:50pm

Eric Cousineau from Sherwood Park, Canada

Nicely captured Curly! Excellent DOF.... ;-)

26 Jan 2010 1:07pm

Céline from New York City, United States

Interesting image !

26 Jan 2010 3:07pm

Ddo from Verdun, France

Sweet and nice. I like it very much

26 Jan 2010 3:36pm

Magrat from Nordhausen, Germany

Wonderful close-up full of wonderful colors... Nice reflection in this drop...

26 Jan 2010 3:58pm

Anthony Morgan Lambert from Bielefeld(old West Wales boy), Germany

Superb moment frozen in time !!

26 Jan 2010 4:30pm

Julie from Easton, United States

I like the reflection in the drop!

26 Jan 2010 4:33pm

john4jack from Corvallis, Oregon, United States

Excellent selective focus. Wonderful reflections.

26 Jan 2010 4:45pm

Chris from South Jersey, United States

I love these kinds of shots - so many dimensions in the water droplet and reflection......and I love your DoF.....

26 Jan 2010 5:01pm

Nigel from Avening, United Kingdom


26 Jan 2010 5:27pm

kate from lincolnshire, United Kingdom

beautiful hidden winter kingdom:)!!~~

26 Jan 2010 6:15pm

Tamara from Aarschot, Belgium

Lovely reflections in this droplet !

26 Jan 2010 6:19pm

Mascha from Kootstertille, Netherlands

Too bad the blur in the photo, and I find it a bit of a messy picture,
particularly in the right corner. This is my opinion I hope you do not mind.

26 Jan 2010 7:44pm

philippe from moselle, France

quelle est belle cette goutte d'eau, excellente macro !!!

26 Jan 2010 8:21pm

Gerard from Dieren, Netherlands

That is again a great shot, beautiful macro

26 Jan 2010 8:46pm

MaryB from Staffordshire, United Kingdom

I love macro shots, this is wonderful :)

26 Jan 2010 8:53pm

Vitor Martins from Lisboa, Portugal

This is a fantastic detail, with great light and focus..

26 Jan 2010 9:26pm

Twinklestamper ☮ ❤ from Oklahoma, United States

I love the softness of this image, yet so much to see in the droplet. I very much like this image....

26 Jan 2010 9:38pm

manos from Athens, Greece

Nice tones and I like the reflection on the water drop !!

26 Jan 2010 10:33pm

Steven from Chicagoland, United States

A great capture of light that shines through that drop. Good choice for DoF that really lets the eye focus on the drop.

26 Jan 2010 11:06pm

aa from budapest, Hungary

'The unheard music hidden in the shrubbery' indeed

26 Jan 2010 11:27pm

Mirza Ahmad from Amsterdam, Netherlands

I think I can see your reflection in the drop?

26 Jan 2010 11:32pm

daniela scharnowski from Berlin, Germany

I really don´t hope fpr more of this winter and ice - it was nice but long enough - this drop is more in my favour ;)

26 Jan 2010 11:35pm

Nyx Robey from Berkeley, United States

Wow. Love the detail inside the raindrop, however I feel like it could be a bit brighter

26 Jan 2010 11:42pm

Kenny Couch from Houston, TX, United States

I don't know what rating this page has but this shot is F**KING AWESOME!

27 Jan 2010 12:13am

Susan from Fort Lauderdale, FL, United States

Great catch !!!!

27 Jan 2010 1:12am

Sandy Weston from Madison, Maine, United States

Wonderful capture :)

27 Jan 2010 2:26am

Satvik from Columbus, United States

Excellent capture !

27 Jan 2010 3:53am

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Oh, what an elegant shot! *****

27 Jan 2010 7:59am

Frederike from Rostock, Germany

its getting somtething mystic. i like the picture parts you always take.. really nice photography :)

7 Feb 2010 7:54pm

The MaJor from TM HooD, Iran


21 Apr 2010 7:17pm

farideh from rasht, Iran

Very nice

30 Sep 2012 9:09am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

I love this!

22 Mar 2013 2:35pm

1/180 second
ISO 200
450 mm (35mm equiv.)