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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 12:54 AM

Woodland animals leap from the screen in Finnish photographer's work

https://www.mnn.com/earth-matters/animals/blogs/woodland-creatures-finnish-fairyland-setting-ossi-saarinen

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Reply Woodland animals leap from the screen in Finnish photographer's work (Original post)
Lithos Jan 2019 OP
3catwoman3 Jan 2019 #1
Shrike47 Jan 2019 #2
FM123 Jan 2019 #3
Rhiannon12866 Jan 2019 #4
luvallpeeps Jan 2019 #5
KY_EnviroGuy Jan 2019 #6

Response to Lithos (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:08 AM

1. Completely...

...enchanting.

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:22 AM

2. Beautiful. Thank you for posting.

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:27 AM

3. Spectacular!

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:37 AM

4. K&R! What spectacular photos! Thanks so much for posting!













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Response to Lithos (Original post)

Fri Jan 11, 2019, 01:51 AM

5. stunning!

Adorable, awesome, beautiful, majestic, and sweet

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Fri Jan 11, 2019, 03:10 AM

6. Great control of depth of field....

is what produces these 3-D illusions and probably high shutter speeds. The foreground and background being out of focus is what produces the illusion.

Back in the 70s when I had to borrow the money to buy my first (and only) Nikon F, I enjoyed photographing tiny wildflowers and insects in the woods. Probably due to lighting conditions, I would occasionally get photos like this but never thought to make a study of that effect. This type result was particularly pronounced using Kodachrome slide film, which I felt always produced elegant results.

Unfortunately, I've not enjoyed the luxury of continuing one of my favorite hobbies using a good DSLR camera. Maybe someday!

This photographer put a lot of time and effort into catching these animals in a good spot and in good lighting, while at the same time having his camera settings just perfect.

Thanks for posting, Lithos!.........

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