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© John Linton
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UploadedOctober 17, 2008
TakenOctober 15, 2008
Exposure1/250 sec at f/10
FlashNo Flash
Focal Length18 mm
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Kirra Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia

Canon EOS 350 D camera with a Sigma AF 18-200mm DC OS Zoom lens


58 responses

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    interesting perspective!

  • Gail Anderson

    Gail Anderson gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    this is SO awesome. I love the texture of the sand...

  • Jason Platt

    Jason Platt   gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    where ya been? I agree with G....

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (17 Oct 2008):

    so this is Australian sand? love this ant view!

  • Mayette Ignacio

    Mayette Ignacio gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    lucky ants I say!!

  • elfriede fulda

    elfriede fulda gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    This is cool.....good entry

  • Hector Ortiz

    Hector Ortiz gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    i want to go to australia, too...simon le is from there too...

  • Ineta McParland

    Ineta McParland gave props (18 Oct 2008):

    Great perspective! :)

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever   gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    interesting texture of the sand.

  • Lynn H

    Lynn H (Deleted) gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    Oooooooooooo LONG walk for an ant! Cool shot!

  • Portia Söderberg

    Portia Söderberg (Deleted) gave props (20 Oct 2008):

    perfect entry! wonderful shot John!

  • Nelson Campbell

    Nelson Campbell (Deleted) gave props (20 Oct 2008):

    ants down under! cool shot.

  • Lise Utne

    Lise Utne   gave props (25 Oct 2008):

    Good entry! The limited colour range is very appealing, and the perspective is as is should be.

  • Natalie S

    Natalie S gave props (25 Oct 2008):


  • petey whitelaw

    petey whitelaw gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    ah, the goldy. mum and da live on coolangatta beach.

  • :) L P

    :) L P gave props (26 Oct 2008):

    awesome shot!

  • Norman Caldwell

    Norman Caldwell (Deleted) gave props (30 Nov 2008):

    this has a vastness to it and the texture is amazing. great job!

  • Joseph Rotindo

    Joseph Rotindo said (16 Jul 2009):

    wow...digging this. looks like a flag, but with varying points of focus...

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (22 Mar 2010):

    excellent photo

  • Kevin Kott

    Kevin Kott gave props (27 Jan 2012):

    FANTASTIC!!!!!!!!!!!!!! And voted!!!

  • Andrea Petersen

    Andrea Petersen gave props (27 Jan 2012):

    That certainly is an ant's eye view and the texture of the sand is outstanding from that perspective...Voting!

  • Massimo Bardelli

    Massimo Bardelli   gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    Yeah I like it voted!

  • Deborah Downes

    Deborah Downes   gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    Love the POV. Perfect for this theme. Voted.

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (28 Jan 2012):

    wild. voted.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    I love the pov and all that negative space!!

  • Susan Littlefield

    Susan Littlefield gave props (29 Jan 2012):

    Annihilating the rule of thirds in the best possible way. Voted.

  • Donna Mullins

    Donna Mullins   gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    Neat angle and textures! voted!

  • Judy and Wayne Wanamaker

    Judy and Wayne Wanamaker gave props (30 Jan 2012):

    Love the abundance of sand! Think of all the anthills! voted.

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    back to vote!

  • Tiia Vissak

    Tiia Vissak gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    a cool perspective! yes!

  • Ron LaFond

    Ron LaFond gave props (31 Jan 2012):

    terrific perspective. "Yeah!" R

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (1 Feb 2012):

    Yes, indeed!

  • Suzanne McGeady

    Suzanne McGeady said (1 Feb 2012):

    Unusual texture in the sandy beach. " surprises there"

  • Frank Summers

    Frank Summers   gave props (2 Feb 2012):

    Rockin' the theme! GMV

  • Carlo Pagan

    Carlo Pagan gave props (3 Feb 2012):


  • Richard Bruns

    Richard Bruns said (3 Feb 2012):

    You've done it again, Laddie.

  • ajtiM

    ajtiM (Deleted) said (5 Feb 2012):

    great exposure! my vote.

  • Jean Pierre Vacherot

    Jean Pierre Vacherot (Deleted) gave props (5 Feb 2012):

    Excellent.My vote

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (7 Feb 2012):

    lovely shot...... nice one

  • Saroj Swain

    Saroj Swain gave props (7 Feb 2012):


  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    Lovely capture of our beautiful beaches, got my Aussie vote ☺

  • P. Michael Bodigor

    P. Michael Bodigor gave props (10 Feb 2012):

    This is the most realistic "Ant Eye View" I've seen so far. Voted.

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (11 Feb 2012):

    Excellent dof and pov---Great variety of lines and textures and colours

  • dp *

    dp * gave props (14 Feb 2012):

    RAD for sure !!

  • Farras Abdelnour

    Farras Abdelnour said (14 Feb 2012):

    revisiting to vote.

  • Ioana Caravan

    Ioana Caravan   gave props (16 Feb 2012):

    Great entry!

  • Ronnie Ginnever

    Ronnie Ginnever   gave props (19 Feb 2012):

    Yea - voted

  • Brad Paro

    Brad Paro gave props (21 Feb 2012):

    Love the perspective!! Voted!!

  • Thad Zajdowicz

    Thad Zajdowicz   gave props (23 Feb 2012):

    Great pov, John -- voted!

  • Sambit Chatterjee

    Sambit Chatterjee gave props (23 Feb 2012):


  • Bruce Miller

    Bruce Miller (Deleted) gave props (2 Mar 2012):

    good one for the theme.

  • Debbie Smartt

    Debbie Smartt gave props (5 Mar 2012):

    Great perspective on this John!

  • Roxana Brivent-Barnes

    Roxana Brivent-Barnes   said (28 Mar 2012):

    Love it, V!

  • Jerry Pittman

    Jerry Pittman gave props (30 Mar 2012):

    The sand reminds me of pop-corn ceilings GMV

  • Laurie Search

    Laurie Search gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    My vote!!

  • Lanis Rossi

    Lanis Rossi gave props (3 Apr 2012):

    Yeah Rad!

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (11 May 2012):

    Fabulous image!

  • dL

    dL (Deleted) gave props (21 May 2012):

    Fantastic shot!...I love the high horizon, and the soft bumpy texture in the foreground that shifts visually to ultra fine in the upper portion of this photo. This would be a great example to show some of the ways to create the illusion of 3-D (or in the case of painting, simulate 3-D) on a two dimensional surface. e.g. Things higher on a picture plane appear further back in space. Detail appears closer and soft focus further, creating the illusion of depth. Muted color appears further away, and hue with intensity appear close. And large objects made smaller and placed high appear to be distant....How different things would have appeared if this image would have stopped just below the people. Great looking minimal image John!

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