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Taking the long way around by peax Taking the long way around by peax
Sometimes your tasks might seem pointless, but the problem is usually that you don't see the big picture. Everyone has to help if a community is to work.

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I was told by a good friend of mine, Jimmy Vegas, that when you look at this picture you should have "Albert Herb - Spanish Flea" playing in the background for maximum experience rofl
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garfield101 Featured By Owner Aug 4, 2003  Hobbyist Digital Artist
nice macro you shot there and you use a littel ant to illustrate the point. i like the concept behind this Nod
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antio Featured By Owner Aug 3, 2003
Heheh! I like your description, you are absolutely right, but not many people realise your point.
To the more 'technical' stuff now, I like that little fellow over there, with his raised antenna, and the texture in the background serves its purpose very well. Congrats!
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daeira Featured By Owner Jul 2, 2003
I can see every crack and irregularity in that wooden thingy, the plank or whatever it is. That's so weird. I feel like I'm looking into a weird fantasy world, where everything is about ten times as big as usual. Or more. I feel small. And I'm staring at an ant. Weird.

As you are Swedish, I assume you understand some Norwegian (yes, I'm from Norway). So I'll add one of my favourite poems by Inger Hagerup here...because that's what I thought of when I saw your photo:

Mauren
Liten?
Jeg?
Langtifra.
Jeg er akkurat stor nok.
Fyller meg selv helt
på langs og på tvers
fra øverst til nederst.
Er du større enn deg selv
kanskje?


Ah, I love that poem...Hagerup is an excellent poet. In my opinion. Although, in your photo, this ant doesn't exactly look small....meh. But I think it fits anyway! As always, great shot!


(oh and if you're wondering why I write in English; it's because I prefer that. English is my favourite language. hope you don't mind.)
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eso-teric Featured By Owner Jun 25, 2003
indeed eax... in combination with that song its a very good photo :P (Lick)

j/k nice work m8
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bren Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2003
I love the description! I couldn't have said it better myself. :) (Smile) AND this is an awesome macro. So clear. Almost feels like I can reach out and touch it.
Like the shadow/lighting too.
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KaleidoKittles Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2003
very nice description Nod this is really quite a nice shot Aww I like how you got so close to the ant. There's some really nice details and textures in this. Good focus as well - very effective :) (Smile)
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May-Machin Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2003  Professional Photographer
Good texture, and I love the ants little shadow.
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hallso Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2003
FANTASTIC,

this is a brilliant picture. I love the little ant :) (Smile)


Chris
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gemini26 Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2003
Wow...your really captured the ant walking very well...I feel like he is almost moving when I look at him...great depth of field and what a great shadow it's casting! Nice exposure, nice lighting...just a really great shot!
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morduk Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2003  Hobbyist Photographer
Ohh That's a great MACRO,... what lens? f:? (Confused) ??
+fav from me to you but please tell.... what lens ;) (Wink)
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macrocosm Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2003
Excellent macro. This is so detailed and clear. I love the little shadow and the way he's not just walking around, but seems to be looking at something. Perfect balance--you are good at knowing when to take photos with the subject on the side rather than centered. I love ants Heart :D (Big Grin)
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basilisk-eye Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2003
wow! what a great shot. The position, the lighting everything. I bet its difficult to get a good pic of an ant, cuz they usually scramble so fast. The description puts it all into perspective, too
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