The forest warden
- simon182 (1357)
- [2007-03-02 15:32]
I opened this photo up to get a better look and scrolled down to be presented with what is surely alien bug! A very strange looking thing indeed.
You have caught this in an interesting way, at first I was convinced there was way too much space above him, but looking at it again and again I think it conveys where this thing lives, the BG is blurred but not so we can't recognise it. Perhaps a little recomposing would set it off better but not too much.
The flash has pulled detail out on the bug but has also caused some light to bounce back off those shimmery body parts, the shiny leaf hasn't been done too many favours either.
But good job overall and well done for getting my attention with this photo I think I like it!
- XOTAELE (8)
- [2007-03-02 17:31]
Precioso y original punto de vista. Sencillamente genial esta presentación. Qué lujazo poder disfrutar de esta imagen.
- pankajbajpai (16627)
- [2007-03-02 20:57]
very nice shot,
i liked the way you have composed the shot,
very sharp image,
tfs & regards
- Janice (18832)
- [2007-03-03 4:34]
What a character this fellow is, and he's sitting on a fern too. Excellent composition Felipe and Cristina, and the blurred BG makes the forest warden stand out even more. TFS
- JORAPAVI (4643)
- [2007-03-03 4:41]
Me parece una toma con un encuadre muy original, la sorpresa es cuando se abre la imagen y ver la composición y nitidez conseguidas, enhorabuena. Un cordial saludo
- jmp (8415)
- [2007-03-03 7:34]
De toda la serie de vistas frontales, quizás esta sea la mejor.
La composición ortodoxa y atractiva, el fondo semiborroso, atractivo, misterioso e inquietante, el cuerpo oculto que desfigura la libélua (o caballito) hasta convertirla en un par de ojos sobre un pentápodo de garras... ¡Qué fuerza!
Saludos, José M.
- anel (40574)
- [2007-03-03 7:41]
Quelle apparition! On dirait un extra-terrestre.
Image surprenante et originale. Bien vu.
This is another splendid and very interestng shot from you!
The frontal POV here is great and it gave you room to make this wonderful and rather unique composition.
The details are crispy clear and the colors are lovely, but what i relly like the most is the lighting - very good flash control and illumination on the damsel, but also keeping a very good idea of what's in the BG.
Bravo and TFS
PS: for out of curiosity: how come you didn't shoot this with the Canon? :)
- Signal-Womb (11094)
- [2007-03-04 9:27]
Hello Felipe, your gallery is like a box of chocolates. I don't know which one to reach for.. Well this is simply brilliant! Great composition and effective DOF. Excellent photography!!
This shot is a great one!
The sharpness of the subject is amazing and the background stupendous.
Nothing but good words for this one.
The POV and composition are the best ones.
The title of the picture is the best and I think it is the most appropriate.
This goes to favourites and could this be The best photo on TN?. From my part it is!
It has it all! Beautiful, meaningful background, great details, great colors, great composition, shows good skills in controling the light in difficult conditions!!!