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Macro DSLR Speed Challenge #60

The Jungle Within


This week's Challenge is The Jungle Within. Subject and interpretation is up to you, so let's see what you got and have lots of fun doing it!


Posting for Macro DSLR Speed Challenge #60--The Jungle Within, will end at 6:00 PM PST, 10 February 2010...


Standard Rules apply:
Photo Submissions:


1. Camera - Any Canon DSLR camera
2. Lens - Any lens, or attachment that can give Macro photos (ex. extension tubes, bellows, macro filters, reverse mounted lens and of course a true macro lens.).
3. Time - any on-topic photo taken at any time is eligible, although photos that have won other competitions should NOT be entered.
4. Size - Please see the Image posting rules.
5. Post-Processing - do whatever you like and the host will decide if it works.
6. Posting -
* ONE MACRO PHOTO per photographer in each challenge.
* Photo Name/Title in the message.
* Camera model & lens used in the message.
* Post brief Exif data including ISO, shutter speed and aperture used in the message.
* Notes - anything you feel you need to explain.
7. Commenting - No commenting during challenge. When the posting is closed and a winner has been declared, comments can be made in this thread.
8. Questions - Use PM
9. Have FUN! :smile:


One challenge every week, on the following schedule:

* New Topic - After winner is declared.
* Posting Starts - Right after topic is announced.
* Posting Ends - 6:00 PM PST, 10 February 2010. Winner will be announced shortly thereafter.
* Winner from this competition decides the theme of the next one (and judges it for a winner) after this competition is closed.


[COLOR=#003366]Here is a link to our previous Macro DSLR Speed Challenge winners <-- click to see

Remember, have fun!

Jason C

Post #1, Feb 03, 2010 18:33:18


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Eh? Did you say tumble with him?

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Canon 50D
1/60 second
f/11
ISO 100
100mm f/2.8 macro manual focus at 1:1
MR14EX flash at -1 FEC

Post #2, Feb 03, 2010 19:26:56


I'm from Canada. Isn't that weird!

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Colorful Creosote

Colorful Creosote

IMAGE: http://johnbdigital.com/macro/colorful-creosote.jpg


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Camera - Canon EOS 40D
Film / Media - SanDisk Ultra II 2GB
Lens - Canon MP-E 65mm f/2.8
Shooting Mode - Manual
Tv( Shutter Speed ) - 8 secs
Av( Aperture Value ) - F/16
Metering Mode - Spot
ISO Speed - 100
Focal Length - 65mm at 3:1
Flash - Off
White Balance - Shade
AF Mode - Manual
Color Space - sRGB
Camera set to Jpeg only [IMAGE'S LINK: http://johnbdigital.co​m ...cro/colorful-creosote.htm]external link

Post #3, Feb 09, 2010 07:09:38


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A jungle within the computer...
Capacitors, transistors and Circuits (oh my)

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The Jungle Within - my clippers :-)

7D, f/8, 1/250, iso 320, MPE-65

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Okay, contest is over. Give me a few minutes.

Thanks.

Jason C

Post #6, Feb 10, 2010 20:33:41


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Here we go!

XboxWeasel--Eh? Did you say tumble with him?--I knew someone was going to go there. I hope that wasn't your own nose. Anyway, smack dab on the subject, and very well composed. Reminds me of a Gumby episode. I can't say anymore, I'm freaked out...;)

John_B--Colorful Creosote--John, did you take this image on ET's home planet, or in ET's nose? Very alien-like, odd and freaky. I'm trying to grasp this image, but can't figure it out. Well done.

Lisa--Capacitors, transistors and Circuits (oh my)--I've been in that jungle many times, but never had that good of a view. You've displayed many different species in your tech-jungle, but I think I would have liked a different, possibly skewed or angled, composition. Nevertheless, well done.

Monty--The jungle within-my clippers :-)--You know, there's a little brush that comes with those clippers...;) Nasty subject, great composition and detail...oh god the detail. Well done.


Big round of applause for great "Jungle Within" captures, you all went above and beyond the call of duty...some went too far...:D ;)

With four enties this week, there will be no runner-up, only the grand poobah, which is....

XboxWeasel

Organic and curvy, spikey jungle-like macro growths and the tenacity to cram a camera into someones nose, way to go!

Xbox, Macro DSLR Speed Challenge #61 is now in your hands.

Thanks again for participating!

Jason C

Post #7, Feb 10, 2010 21:01:42 as a reply to Jason C's post 28 minutes earlier.


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I was really hoping that wasn't a nose. Sorry, but ewww! Still, congrats on getting the shot, xbox!

Thanks for the critiques, Jason. FYI, this was my second choice to submit. Think it has enough angles for ya? ;)

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(P.S. I've gotten a good bit of use out of that dead system board. I thought it might come in handy for some macro shots from time to time.)

Post #8, Feb 10, 2010 21:17:25 as a reply to Jason C's post 15 minutes earlier.


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Congrats XboxWeasel. Definitely a wild and wooly image! To me, that looks like the inside of a dog's ear. I'm hoping I'm right....

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oops, missed this one, thought I still had time

Post #10, Feb 10, 2010 22:53:29


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Congrats XboxWeasel your photo was perfect for this topic, was it an ear? ??? or? ???

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OKay. It was an ear. Not mine. Belongs to my puppy. :D Talk about hard to compose. She would not lay still. :D For a while there I thought no one was going to enter. Glad to see more entries. Thanks for picking me. My first winning contest entry. WOOHOO.

Lavanut I like your shot of the circuit board.

Monty....I think you need to clean those. I hope you are not using them at this time. Unsanitary. :D

Post #12, Feb 11, 2010 07:13:03


I'm from Canada. Isn't that weird!

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Congrats!

I had a hard time coming up with something, and then the lack of time ruined it.

Cya next week :)

Post #13, Feb 11, 2010 07:36:19 as a reply to AbPho's post 23 minutes earlier.


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Here is the current running Macro DSLR Speed Challenge:
Macro DSLR Speed Challenge #61 -
"Something Blue"

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Congrats XboxWeasel!

Anybody want a hair cut :-)

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