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gecko - DOF 2.1mm

gecko - DOF 2.1mm

Macro photo of a small gecko, with a calculated DOF of 2.1mm.



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Registered: February 2004
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Date: Wed April 14, 2004
Views: 3,986
Photo Tags: 1
Filesize: 48.9kb
Dimensions: 400 x 590
Keywords: gecko macro

#1 Wed April 14, 2004 12:51pm

I like the black and white aspect of this gecko shot, but I do wish more of him, or all of him, were as sharp as his eyes...or more gradual perhaps.
#2 Wed April 14, 2004 1:46pm

I would have liked to have his nose in focus as well as his eyes, but intiguing photo nonetheless. I do find the copyright distracting though, is it really needed?
#3 Wed April 14, 2004 2:47pm

I like the abstract nature of this one, caused by the extremely small depth of field. The viewers attention is focused well on the eyes. I also like the use of the lighting and black and white image, coupled with the unusual composition. The result is something that's very different. Good effort.
#4 Wed April 14, 2004 5:51pm

Thanks for the comments. I have seen many photos of subjects where the whole subject was in focus (which also would have been a LOT easier!), the object of this photo was only to have a very small DOF. I would have prefered both eyes being 100% sharp, but it was tricky to get even one eye in the correct plane. The copyright is just a hangover from a copy sent elsewhere, I just uploaded the same photo here.
#5 Thu April 15, 2004 7:12am

#6 Thu April 15, 2004 11:22am

#7 Sat April 17, 2004 5:11am

This keeps popping up in random images and every time I have to look, it's so original and definately interesting. I love it I'd like to give it a 10 but am sure I would be slated by everybody as it is not technically traditional. It certainly has the 'it' factor tho.
#8 Fri April 29, 2005 8:34pm

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