I could borrow a nice chess set from a colleague of mine after I told him about the ideas I have about photographing the pieces. The next couple of days I probably will upload some other variations but for now I think these will do…

Date: 04-22-2012: 24 comments, 6 favs, 171 views

Canon EOS 60D, Tokina AT-X Pro D 100mm F2.8 Macro

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Bob is especially interested in ‘the soul’ of the things without one, the expressiveness of the lifeless, the essence of material….. macro photography, ‘things’ in particular.
‘Things’ don’t have the tendency to walk away, to fly, to move, to have a meaning, are always present and do not complex, have patience, don’t nag etc. etc….. As Bob wrote in his profile… “I like it simple!”…

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  • LoveringArts
    LoveringArtsalmost 3 years ago

    Soooooooooooooooooo striking ….. Your wonderful photography is always one move ahead !

  • thanks for the nice words Paul!

    – Bob Daalder

  • Lois  Bryan
    Lois Bryanalmost 3 years ago

    I love it … knew immediate what it was and thought … such a fabulous and unique take!!!!

  • wow…. and such a lovely compliment! thanks Lois…

    – Bob Daalder

  • Julesrules
    Julesrulesalmost 3 years ago


  • Thanks a lot!!!

    – Bob Daalder

  • Lynn Starner
    Lynn Starneralmost 3 years ago

    Very nice

  • Thanks for the compliment Lynn! always appreciated…

    – Bob Daalder

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandalmost 3 years ago

    Nice macro Bob. Please submit only 1 image per 24hr period please.
    Thank you..DG

  • must be my enthusiasm I guess…. hope you forgive me… thanks for the compliment!

    – Bob Daalder

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandalmost 3 years ago

    Lol… you can’t keep a good man down :-)

  • ….. the whole truth and nothing but the truth…. ;-)

    – Bob Daalder

  • Karen  Betts
    Karen Bettsalmost 3 years ago

    THANK YOU FOR SUBMITTING YOUR WORK TO The Tools Group 2 per day.

  • always a pleasure…

    – Bob Daalder

  • artisandelimage
    artisandelimagealmost 3 years ago

  • my pleasure Francis…. as always…

    – Bob Daalder

  • Wendi Donaldson
    Wendi Donaldsonalmost 3 years ago

    Love it when you play with DOF…makes me see things differently. Very cool!

  • isn’t it the only way of looking at things….. ;-) thanks for your lovely comment Wendi!

    – Bob Daalder

  • emajgen
    emajgenalmost 3 years ago


  • thanks for the kind comment!!!

    – Bob Daalder

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