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DyaneG Sep 29, 2011 6:49 PM

Woven Light
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Up early to capture the sunset ........ which did not turn out as planned. So I took advantage of the morning and ended up in a misty, spider filled swamp. To make it that little bit more exciting it just happened to be surround by an electric fence, but being the intrepid amateur that I am this hurdle failed to put me off getting into the field.

Practised with the "nifty fifty" and came up with these. Photos have been cropped.

All comments for or against welcome :D

saly Sep 29, 2011 7:38 PM

Diane, these are such amazing images :eek: I'm trying to figure out how you did it. Are these spider webs using long exposure and you moved the camera?? Or am I totally off?

Bil Sep 30, 2011 12:10 AM

Wow, just wow! Thanks for sharing. You've really created some beautiful images that are more art than photograph. #3 is definately my favorite, the lines create a pleasant motion and the colors are beautiful.

DyaneG Sep 30, 2011 4:44 AM

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Hi Saly & Bil, thanks so much for your fab feedback, really pleased you liked the shots.

Whilst wandering round I noticed a spider web that had strands of glowing blue and copper gold light, so I just tried to focus on this part of the web and take the shot. All that is needed is the light and being in the right place at the right time. I got in as close as poss, focus allowing and snapped away.

The shots were taken just after 9.30am. Settings:-
1/25, 1/20 sec (last on in 2nd series 1/15), all at F.8 and ISO 100 with spot metering, hand held.

A few more........

jjdog2 Sep 30, 2011 11:29 AM

Great shots Diane, well done.


condorman Sep 30, 2011 12:27 PM

Grrrrreat shots Diane, never seen a web taken like that before. love it.

corkpix Sep 30, 2011 3:06 PM

Nice shots! I love the rainbow effect.

DyaneG Sep 30, 2011 8:57 PM

Hi JJ, Mark & Corkpix - thanks for looking and for your great feedback, muchly appreciated as always - Dyane

lorenww Oct 1, 2011 3:59 PM

Those are some very cool shots.

spy Oct 2, 2011 3:26 PM

Pure art, wonderful images.

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