Mangrove Seed

Reversed lens macro, taken in the Botanic Gardens, mangrove walk.

#211 in Explore on Aug 27, 2007.

View all photos taken: Monday, 27th August 2007, This photo: 1:29pm

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Comments

  • Clearskies Images said:
    Nice one David!!
  • David de Groot said:
    Thanks :)

    The depth of field is so incredibly narrow with a reversed lens (no aperture control), but it makes for an interesting photo none-the-less.
  • borealnz said:
    Beautiful David! I love reversed lens macros, the shallow DOF gives them a certain charm.
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  • David de Groot said:
    Indeed Jill. They have an ethereal feel to them.
  • santhosh0123 said:
    Good one
  • David de Groot said:
    With so much attention being paid to the moon shots I barely saw this comment. Thanks :)
  • looby88 said:
    like a couple of pairs of castanets, getting very friendly !! what an amazing seed!!
  • David de Groot said:
    They are indeed Helen. This one had cracked open, but they can remain stuck together for quite some time, floating out to sea and then germinating on a beach somewhere completely different.
  • D-K-D said:


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