Selling The Drama

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I believe in God, only I spell it Nature.
                                                                - Frank Lloyd Wright

Work gets me down. Prevents me from photoblogging.

comments (26)

  • ray
  • Thailand
  • 3 Oct 2007, 01:29
Startling! is the word that comes to mind when i view this image...probably not the best word, but does reflect my reaction.
Love the dense and jungle-like background, Photosam...this is an image that I think might be lessened by a "perfect bokeh".
Samarth: know what you mean about the bokeh...that is one rule i NEVER keep in mind...
  • ray
  • Thailand
  • 3 Oct 2007, 01:32
Oh...and interesting quote you attribute to that great architect.
It seems on this occasion he is a little confused by the concepts of "God" as well as "Nature". [grin]
Samarth: lol grin...
  • Otto K.
  • United States
  • 3 Oct 2007, 01:35
Really nice, Sam. Love the green.
Samarth: thank you otto...
  • Ginnie
  • Atlanta, GA, United States
  • 3 Oct 2007, 02:28
Very stunning, Sam...and calming in green. I guess that's part of the point of Nature/God!
Samarth: true...thanks ginnie...
  • Martin
  • Houston
  • 3 Oct 2007, 04:35
Surreal and very appealing. It is surprising how vivid green on green can look.
Samarth: thanks martin...i was skeptical about trying green on green, but as you say it came out well..
  • Kay
  • United States
  • 3 Oct 2007, 04:57
Beautiful mix of textures and great DOF, Sam.
Samarth: thanks a lot kay...
  • Katie
  • Japan
  • 3 Oct 2007, 06:07
woooaa.. Love the variation of green. I can't even recognize this plant, and i look at plants pretty often. Great image.
Samarth: it is quite a weird plant...thanks katie...
wow ! This is a great shot ! Nice focusing ,contrast of fore and background,the colors is very harmony too !
Samarth: thank you very much...
Great shot, great quote. A winning combination, Sam.
Samarth: thank you suzanne...
  • Louis
  • South Africa
  • 3 Oct 2007, 10:28
Excellent composition and my guess about processing - something to do with a solid layer?

When you live close to nature and start to realise all the wonders that there are, the equations involved in building it, yes you do realise that it couldn't have just happened. In my book nature proves God.

What happened with the March results and what are you busy with now? Fact of life - you have to earn leasure time. Something about work-life balance. If it comes to that, just blog less - everyone will understand.
Samarth: yup, it simply came out to bit of extra green on top, except for the flower...
did well in exams, thanks for asking...true, i do need to work harder when i have time so i can then have leisure later...
  • mal
  • the pit of despair
  • 3 Oct 2007, 11:18
very very lovely Master, love this use of negitive space and the further hint of a tiny flower. Time for us all to go green to! lol malgonegreener
Samarth: thank you mal...
here's a q - most photobloggers are really come no link on your name...
  • deji77
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 3 Oct 2007, 12:46
sure does look like an alien abberation!
like the processing.
Samarth: thanks deji...
  • navin
  • 3 Oct 2007, 13:33
Wow! What an amazing shot
Samarth: thanks a lot navin...
Thats the nearest thing to a virus I have seen this side of an electron microscope. Very cool Sam. Great example of Fibonacci Numbers in nature.
Samarth: really didnt think about the series, but i suppose you are right...
Absolutely fabulous shot, the detail crisp and the dof really makes the green flower head pop!
Samarth: thank you alexandra...
Like the processing, superb shot!
Samarth: thanks ashish!...
  • blackdog
  • United Kingdom
  • 3 Oct 2007, 17:16
Fantastic Sam - almost not of this world. A likey!
Samarth: much appreciated mike...
awesome close up shot!
Samarth: thank you...
  • dirkhaim
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 3 Oct 2007, 19:43
wonderful photo
great focus game

Samarth: thank you!...
This could be lots of things inner world and outer world.
I like the vibrancy on the durgey greens.
Samarth: thanks a lot nigel...
Wonderful ! I like it very much !!
Samarth: thanks zeb...
  • lasiate
  • Philippines
  • 3 Oct 2007, 23:06
une jolie d├ęclinaison de verts
Samarth: merci beau coup...
This works so the crop and the placement...depth of field is fab.
Samarth: thank you very much phil...
  • Tom
  • United States
  • 4 Oct 2007, 21:36
Great Macro! Good composition, good color... smile
Samarth: thanks tom...
  • Ash
  • Great Britain (UK)
  • 4 Oct 2007, 23:25
Love everything about this one Sam; the subject matter, composition, toning, DOF. Great shot!
Samarth: thanks ash...
Like this so much! Such a different and surreal take on nature. Well done you! (:o)
Samarth: thank you rosalyn!...

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