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NIKON CORPORATION
Model
NIKON D50
Shutter Speed
1/50 second
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F/5.6
Focal Length
55 mm
ISO Speed
400
Date Taken
Dec 17, 2010, 10:26:24 AM
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Adobe Photoshop CS3 Windows
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After half an hour of hunting for the perfect flake...

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This here is a piece that I love mostly for it's delicacy and contrast :aww:

I have never seen real snow myself, so I particularly appreciate this fine and detailed view of a individual little snowflake. It is also an example of one of my favourite macro photography compositions, the square. It has been used to great effect, and in my mind, creates an almost yin-yang like contrast between the light and dark colours. It really does add to a calm and harmonious atmosphere in the piece.

The colours are slightly muted but the inclusion of a somewhat vibrant blue as opposed to straight grey or black shadows adds to the dynamic aspect of this work. Again and perhaps most importantly of all the pictures from this deviant I have critiqued so far, is the perfect use of focus, bringing the viewer's attention into the very centre of the contrast and composition in order to appreciate the lovely and unique details of the precious little flake.

Congratulations on yet another wonderful piece! :clap:
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Chocolatecookiecrumb Featured By Owner Jun 19, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Great!
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KayHulbert Featured By Owner Jun 20, 2013   Photographer
Thanks! :)
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Orwald Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
featured: [link] :iconwhiteheartplz:
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KayHulbert Featured By Owner Feb 25, 2013   Photographer
Thank you! :hug:
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Obsessed-by Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012  Professional Photographer
Your amazing work is featured here [link]
Merry Christmas!
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KayHulbert Featured By Owner Dec 24, 2012   Photographer
Thank you! :boogie:
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Lilith1995 Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Stunning shot! :wow:
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KayHulbert Featured By Owner Sep 30, 2012   Photographer
Thanks a lot! :ahoy:
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SarahharaS1 Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2012
This is lovely :heart:
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KayHulbert Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2012   Photographer
Thanks! :)
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