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a good sign

a good sign

The first bee to visit this year. I'm also trying out my new close-up filter.



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Date: Sat May 9, 2009
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You've come a long long way, Catonic. I've watched you grow from a good to an excellent photographer. You have a real grasp on what you're doing and you make it look easy to boot. I've also realized something else... I really suck. Sad
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#1 Sat May 9, 2009 12:45am

Beginner's luck, Amanda. I've come a little further along because of people such as yourself, who take the time, along with your experience, to help people like me. I have read posts where you offer your expertise, and it helps so much. Your photography is excellent, may I remind you - Miss Competition Winner & Miss POTW plus.!!! This photo was luck, it was my first time with this Canon 500D filter. I'm surprised how sharp it is for added on glass. I think I'm going to have fun with it, especially when I am too lazy to take my tripod. I can put this on a telephoto lens and off to snap flowers. Thank you, so much, for your comments, but I am nowhere near your talentSmileCat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#2 Sat May 9, 2009 3:25am

Lovely, the colour and detail is superb. You say you have a close up filter, does that mean on a normal lens, insead of a macro lens? Sorry, I am very much a beginner, compared to you guys. I would love to take some of these kind of shots, but think I need to invest in another lens/ filter.

Janice Smile
#3 Sat May 9, 2009 9:53am

It is a wee beauty of a shot! Lovely angle and colour. Bet you are real glad to see some sign of summer!!!

Amanda - Cat is dead right - Miss Competition winner!

You can get every cheap dioptre filters in any lens size to screw on the front of your lens - I used to find +4 dioptre worked well. Viv
#4 Sat May 9, 2009 9:58am

It's super sharp.Well done Cat
#5 Sat May 9, 2009 4:27pm

Thank you, Janice, I will pm you the info' on the lens, filter, etc.,SmileCat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#6 Sun May 10, 2009 5:38am

Thank you, Viv & Bridget. Viv, it is wonderful to see some sun and have a little warmth. Thanks for the infoSmile
Bridget, you must be awfully busy. You've been rather quiet on the blog. Good to hear from youSmileCat
It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see ~ Henry David Thoreau
#7 Sun May 10, 2009 5:42am

Cat,yes i have been very busy.The boss had a few days away and i had to cover for him.I do work full time also.On top of all that we have been decorating.H is now back in Plymouth for a few weeks and i am now back to my normal hours at work so hopefully i will be a more regular visitor.My camera is charged and i am off out with the dog shortly.Take care Bridget Smile
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