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The world around you reflects in every tiny dew drop...

The world around you reflects in every tiny dew drop...
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Pblais
 
Pblais October 17, 2018
Super wide and super close! Love it.
JenFromCincy
 
JenFromCincy October 20, 2018
Beautiful!
Pamelabole PRO
 
Pamelabole October 25, 2018
Beautiful...love the bokeh, soft colors and that glint of light!
: )
KristinaOers PRO+
 
KristinaOers October 29, 2018
Lovely!
traceymcdonald
 
traceymcdonald November 09, 2018
Great components in this picture!
PattiBaker PRO
 
PattiBaker November 13, 2018
Congratulations on your challenge win!
Keefyboy Platinum
 
Keefyboy November 15, 2018
Brilliant!!!!!
Bazz PRO+
 
Bazz November 24, 2018
Fabulous capture! Nice bokeh!
Bruz Ultimate
 
Bruz November 30, 2018
Well done Eelco. Bokeh and clarity.
kariandrewfarnell
 
kariandrewfarnell December 04, 2018
Great picture!
Aeri
 
Aeri January 16, 2019
Beautiful shot with great composition and details. And Congratulations on your challenge win 👏👏👏👏👏 regards Lokesh Aeri
Daisy00
 
Daisy00 February 26, 2019
Another beautiful capture! Congrats on your well deserved awards!!!
rhendricks Premium
 
rhendricks March 17, 2019
Awesome photo!
onyanita PRO+
 
onyanita March 19, 2019
love all the sparkle
michellebarnes
 
michellebarnes April 08, 2019
Beautiful shot! I love the light coming through.
roystonhill
 
roystonhill April 10, 2019
Wow
Hood
 
Hood April 29, 2019
Congratulations on being winner in the droplets challenge Eelco...well deserved!!
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug April 29, 2019
Love the bokeh and reflection. Nice capture! Congratulations on your award winning image.
kclofty Platinum
 
kclofty July 12, 2019
Congrats on your challenge win.
Alla_Akantova Platinum
 
Alla_Akantova December 11, 2019
Beautiful fantastic drop!
ashleylong_3815
 
ashleylong_3815 December 23, 2019
Very beautiful photo!
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal January 02, 2020
Congratulations Eelco, with your first win in 2020. Happy New Year!
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal January 26, 2020
Hi Eelco, Congratulations on another win with this magical photo.
Kazza60
 
Kazza60 January 28, 2020
congrats on the win a wonderful shot
kclofty Platinum
 
kclofty February 06, 2020
Great composition. A favorite in my one-color color photo contest.
Oxyte PRO+
 
Oxyte March 31, 2020
I love the creativity here. The DOF, the colours...
Het is goed.
rhendricks Premium
 
rhendricks May 18, 2020
Your photography had a major impact on my own photos. I even purchased a camera like you use-so I could capture awesome Macro Shots! Thank you!
mariedeviell PRO+
 
mariedeviell June 03, 2020
congrats! on winning my challenge! Brilliant photo!
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug June 03, 2020
So much beauty in this image and capture!
Beyondtessaseyes PRO+
 
Beyondtessaseyes June 20, 2020
Award winning!!
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug July 16, 2020
This one has it all. Beautiful bokeh, color and clarity. Stunning image. Congratulation on your challenge win!
Pamelabole PRO
 
Pamelabole July 16, 2020
Still loving it!! : ) Congrats on your well deserved challenge win!!
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal July 17, 2020
Hi Eelco, Congratulations on your win. Not only the bokeh is beautiful.
Katnott
 
Katnott July 17, 2020
OMG congrats what an awesome depiction of Beautiful bokeh.
Love this photo nicely done the detail is outstanding!
AnnHopta PRO+
 
AnnHopta August 13, 2020
Congrats Eelco! I have always loved this photo!
ricklecompte PRO+
 
ricklecompte August 13, 2020
Rocked It!
carolineturner Platinum
 
carolineturner November 03, 2020
Beautiful !!
MarilynDavies Platinum
 
MarilynDavies November 09, 2020
Fabulous photo!
MarilynDavies Platinum
 
MarilynDavies November 09, 2020
Congratulations on your win in my challenge. A captivating image!
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug November 10, 2020
Congratulations on this masterpiece!
darrenlovecchio Ultimate
 
darrenlovecchio November 10, 2020
Stunning image congrats on the challenge win! Well earned
Joviaal PRO
 
Joviaal November 11, 2020
Hi Eelco, Congratulations on another win with this still fabulous image.
ivatrocke PRO+
 
ivatrocke Feb 24
Beautiful gentle image! Congratulation on People's Choice win!
rudy58 Platinum
 
rudy58 Mar 20
Grazie di essere entrato nella mia sfida, buona fortuna
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug May 23
You are such a talent.....Congratulations!
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug Jun 04
You are my choice...you are the People\'s Choice....Evidently you just rock Eelco 😀
JayneBug Platinum
 
JayneBug Sep 20
Not speechless.....love it!😁
Sandypartlow4 PRO+
 
Sandypartlow4 Sep 20
Congratulations
monikasigrist Platinum
 
monikasigrist Nov 22
Thank you very much for participating with your beautiful dew drops photo 🙏🏻🌼💦🌼😍👋🏻😁

Behind The Lens

Location
I took this photo outside my office in Enkhuizen, Holland
Time
It was very early in the morning and the sun was standing low on the horizon.
Lighting
The lighting in this photo is realy crucial... The sun was standing very low at the horizon and I shot in the direction of the sun but not straight into it! I didn't use any extra flash, just the natural light.
Equipment
I only have a Lumix DMC TZ60, all my photo's are taken with this little miracle of a camera... It shows that you don't need an expensive camera with a lot of equipment to take photo's of good quality, The best thing of this camera is that it is very easy to take with you, because it practically fits in your backpocket. I am saving money to buy something professional though, because it will open new possibilities for sure and I am always looking for new challenges.
Inspiration
My inspiration was the beautiful sparkling of sunlight in the dew drops I saw in the grass. This looked like a great opportunity for a nice macro.
Editing
This is mostly a natural shot, very little post-processing was done .
In my camera bag
I don't have any equipment in my bag (yet) I am a beginning photographer and I am learning to use a camera, to look for the good light, composition and point of view. One day when I know how to use and set the camera well enough, I will start to think about a bag filled with technical things instead of the need to understand how it works first...
Feedback
The lighting in this photo is realy crucial... The sun was standing very low at the horizon and I shot in the direction of the sun but not straight into it! I was laying in the wet grass as low as possible and took hundreds of photo's at different angles. Many times I had to wipe of the dew from my lens because I was shooting very close to the grass... The result was about 20 nice shots with the right colour, sharpness and "bling". Patience, the right angle, a bit of luck and many attempts will enable everybody to shoot a dewdrop on a little piece of grass. Mind you... check if the grass isn't cut recently because then the macro will show the cut very clearly and will leave you with a less interesting photo

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