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photographer Pekka Saarinen.
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Inside a Tree

A detail of a Juniper tree from my friends farm, taken at Christmas night. This is a high power manual flash shot, where the flash shoots from the left, with inbuilt diffuser, through (within) the needles, which act as an additional diffuser and add green color. I did not get this look on the first try - I think I took about 50 pictures from different angles and flash power. The deep green colors and heavy depth-of-field of this shot makes this photo look really good and shows how beautiful even simple-looking nature can be if you just look around.


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Hi Pekka, Great shot, well worth your persistance. I love the way you have captured the colours and depth of field, well done. I have just purchased my first Digital SLR, Canon EOS 350D, with practice I hope to get similar resaults as you. Lots of practice needed though. Many thanks for sharing you fantastic work. Regards Paul Milton Keynes England.


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10/23/06



hide photo detail info photographer: Pekka Saarinen | shooting date: 12/25/00 | country: Finland | location: Helsinki | in gallery: Seven months with Canon G1 | categories: Artsy Stuff, All | shutter speed: 1/60s | aperture: f/5.6 | ISO: 50 | lens: Canon G1 inbuilt lens | camera: Canon G1
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