Ten Thousand Grains of Pollen

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© Bill Van Gelder
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UploadedDecember 26, 2009
TakenDecember 26, 2009
MakeNikon Corporation
ModelNIKON D300
Exposure1/60 sec at f/22
FlashCompulsory Flash, Return light not detected
Focal Length105 mm
ISO200
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Amaryllis filaments. Pollen grows on what is called an anther at the end of each filament. Photo was taken with Nikon D300 camera with 105mm Nikor micro lens and 3 extension tubes totalling 68mm.

32 responses

  • Judy Wanamaker

    Judy Wanamaker (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Exquisite! Excellent macro. So beautiful.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    WOW!! What an incredible macro!!

  • Karen Zimmerman

    Karen Zimmerman gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    great macro! Love your perspective on this!

  • Donald Garrett

    Donald Garrett   gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Awesome macro, Bill

  • Rich Klein

    Rich Klein said (26 Dec 2009):

    Great macro shot!

  • Charles

    Charles (Deleted) gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful laser sharp macro composition. The color, details, and textures are skillfully rendered. Nice work!

  • Dunja Kolar

    Dunja Kolar gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    excellent macro!!

  • Leslie Hunziker

    Leslie Hunziker   gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Fantastic detail!

  • Nancy Richard

    Nancy Richard gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    Amazing!

  • Bruce Baker

    Bruce Baker   gave props (26 Dec 2009):

    This is an incredible macro

  • Cynthia Lee Katona

    Cynthia Lee Katona said (27 Dec 2009):

    Simply beautiful....Bravo.

  • Michael Diamond

    Michael Diamond said (27 Dec 2009):

    That is something else! Blown away by it....or should I rephrase since the pollen grains are so delicate? Well done very special!

  • Norman Baade C.

    Norman Baade C. said (28 Dec 2009):

    Excellent macro.!

  • Litz Go

    Litz Go gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    beautiful capture!

  • Leanne Silva

    Leanne Silva gave props (28 Dec 2009):

    Nice!!!

  • eithne mythen

    eithne mythen gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    Beautiful POV, colour and detail, love it but I counted ten thousand and ONE!!!

  • Carol Arntsen Masiak

    Carol Arntsen Masiak gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    amazing macro - wow!

  • Anne Worner

    Anne Worner (Deleted) gave props (29 Dec 2009):

    A very good macro, with superb focus on the pollen bearing anthers.

  • Jacquie Gibson

    Jacquie Gibson (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    Great for that theme, the pollen close up looks terrific.

  • Karen Foto Fiddler

    Karen Foto Fiddler (Deleted) gave props (30 Dec 2009):

    A fabulous macro!

  • Helene David-Cuny

    Helene David-Cuny gave props (31 Dec 2009):

    Wonderful shot, otherworldly !

  • JamesHarmon McQuilkin

    JamesHarmon McQuilkin   gave props (1 Jan 2010):

    National Geographic good

  • Linda Houghton

    Linda Houghton   gave props (2 Jan 2010):

    WOW, This is fantastic Macro

  • Carole

    Carole gave props (3 Jan 2010):

    One of my favourite subjects but never have I made such a brilliant captiure. I love this .. wonderful rich colour and background.

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (5 Jan 2010):

    De...light...full entry.

  • Jüri Vissak

    Jüri Vissak gave props (7 Jan 2010):

    Beautiful macro! Well done.

  • Karl Browne

    Karl Browne gave props (9 Jan 2010):

    Outstanding

  • Muhammad Qurban

    Muhammad Qurban   gave props (19 Jan 2010):

    so soft and so macro! this is amazing

  • Lon Casler Bixby

    Lon Casler Bixby   gave props (16 Feb 2010):

    WOW... nice capture ;o)

  • Romy Olarte

    Romy Olarte gave props (17 Feb 2010):

    Beautiful close-up!

  • Nancy Spencer

    Nancy Spencer gave props (21 Feb 2010):

    outstanding macro

  • Christopher J Chalk

    Christopher J Chalk gave props (23 Feb 2010):

    Like looking through a mico scope, lovely detail and great entry Bill.

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