You won't need your machete to cut through this macro of moss clinging to a rock.
This is wonderful, Michael. I have never seen moss in macro. When I first looked at it, without having read your comment, I really thought it was some kind of jungle growth - looking so thick and strong.
31 Mar 2008 5:15am
@givethemhell: I find it amazing too. Thank you, Eva.
They really remind me of Mandelbrot Sets. This is another great study of objects that most wouldn't consider. Just goes to show that great photographic material can be found in the most obscure of places. Hey, Its All Around You !
31 Mar 2008 5:38am
@Rhys: I agree and thank you for the comment. This is one of those images that astonished me too. I couldn't believe the little world on the rock!
31 Mar 2008 6:16am
@angel: thank you.
31 Mar 2008 6:20am
@Rags: Thank you, Rags.
never knew moss looked like this from close..gr8
31 Mar 2008 7:03am
@Satrajit: It was new to me too. Thank you, Satrajit.
Very nice details captured from nature's beauty!
31 Mar 2008 7:25am
@Behrooz Sangani: Yes. Very much so, Thank you, Behrooz.
I don't know what I enjoy more, the photo or the alliteration in your caption :P
31 Mar 2008 7:56am
@Jrask: That's a nice comment. Thank you, Joshua.
A wonderful image!
31 Mar 2008 8:07am
@Craig: Thank you, Craig.
Nice game on texture and colors!
31 Mar 2008 9:13am
@Ana Lúcia: Thank you so much.
Wow ... beautiful colors and textures, Michael. Beautifully captured and framed.
31 Mar 2008 9:59am
@Ron: Thank you, Ron. I appreciate your comment.
This is an amazing close up Michael, when I first saw the thumbnail I thought it was ears of wheat!
a 5* macro :)
31 Mar 2008 10:20am
@MaryB: Yes, it has that look of wheat. Thank you, Mary.
A chef d'oeuvre of texture...amazing!
31 Mar 2008 10:23am
@Lorraine: Thanks, Lorraine. That's a generous comment.
Wow. Very interesting. I never seen or even thought trying to see moss so close. And, as usual, impeccable photo.
31 Mar 2008 10:59am
@Suzanne Labbé: That's kind. Thank you, Suzanne.
WOW... great macro
31 Mar 2008 11:42am
@MJ: Thank you, MJ.
Very interesting capture Michael. I like the whispy appearance and texture. Creative, nicely framed, it could be a painting or art on the wall. Excellent.
31 Mar 2008 11:59am
@Barbara: Thank you, Barbara. That's much appreciated.
Very beautifully presented! The highlights are superb!
31 Mar 2008 12:07pm
@Japanalia: Thank you, Gabriela. I appreciate that.
Wonderful macro Michael. Too bad this moss isn't bigger, considering its beauty. Love the details in the highlights. I too often blow mine out! I rated this one using the stars on the side...hope you don't mind!
31 Mar 2008 12:27pm
@Tracey: Thank you, Tracey. That's a fine comment.
As we don't have any indication of the scale it might as well be a huge plant! Very good macro!
31 Mar 2008 12:32pm
@vu@granby - Wolfgang: Thank you, Wolfgang. You are quite right about the need for an indication of scale.
Jolie composition verte
31 Mar 2008 1:05pm
@Marie: Merci, Marie.
31 Mar 2008 1:38pm
@Brites: Thank you, Brites.
Oh so beautiful!! VERY nicely done, Michael!
31 Mar 2008 2:13pm
@amy: Thank you, Amy.
very nice. an interesting texture.
31 Mar 2008 2:31pm
@dillonpic: Thank you.
nice shot!! great textures!
31 Mar 2008 3:00pm
@Elisa: Thank you, Elisa.
great texture, great photo
31 Mar 2008 3:06pm
@Teresa Durães: Thank you, Teresa.
It does look like a jungly tangle! Didn't realize it was a macro till I read it. Wonderful detail Michael! :-)
31 Mar 2008 5:00pm
@Anne: Thank you, Anne.
wow! perfect textures!
31 Mar 2008 5:52pm
@Hoopand: thank you, Hoopand.
I really like this macro image. The composition, the colors and the textures all very nice. The soft edge detail works well here too.
31 Mar 2008 6:05pm
@Oswegan: An excellent comment. Thank you, Oswegan.
very cool composition and textures. it doesn't look like any sort of moss i've ever seen.
31 Mar 2008 6:58pm
@danthro: European moss. Many thanks, Danthro.
@Porcsin: Thank you, Porcsin.
Super shot! I've prepared moss layers around some of our plants, but unfortunately our squirrels love to dig in and around them :-O
31 Mar 2008 7:58pm
@MadScientist: Thank you, MS. Those nice squirrels can be a problem.
Superb capture. I like the texture here!
31 Mar 2008 8:03pm
@standley: Thank you, Standley.
incredible detail and colors!
31 Mar 2008 10:09pm
@e.: Thank you, e.
Je n'arrive pas à définir si cette texture est douce ou si ça pique... Bonne lumière, la couleur verte est bien restituée.
31 Mar 2008 10:12pm
@Evelyne Dubos: Merci, Evelyn. Le texture est pique.
Nice framing and details.
31 Mar 2008 10:23pm
@Andres: Many thanks, Andres.
This is an excellent shot, Michael. I love the composition and the detail.
1 Apr 2008 12:21am
@Betty: Thank you so much, Betty.
macro of moss!What an impressive shot!:)
1 Apr 2008 2:41am
@tyan: Thank you, Tyan. Yes, it's only a little piece of moss on a rock.
1 Apr 2008 5:26am
@pLusOne: Thank you, P1.
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