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Koroit opal, Australia QLD

Canon EOS 1100d
Canon100mm macro lens

Please come and visit my Youtube channel:
Living the happening, processing the filming, realising the meaning.
Thank you for looking at my photos. Joel

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  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...over 2 years ago

    Wonderful specimin and capture!

  • Thank you Pauline, glad you like this one, the camera was set on the A-DEP, it give a nice color contrast with the 100mm macro lens

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...over 2 years ago

    I still haven’t eiher researched or tried A-DEP. I assumed that it was to do with depth of field – obviously wrongly!

  • It’s all good Pauline, A-DEP = Auto depth of field.

    All the focus squares are used to find the nearest and farthest objects in your viewfinder. The camera then calculates the best setting to give you the ideal depth of field,
    some times works better than other time, trial and miss, basically learning from experimenting

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Photos - Pauline Wherrell
    Photos - Pauli...over 2 years ago

    Sounds really good Joel – I must find it and give it a go!

  • Glad to see you fonded it, cheers

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Rusty Katchmer
    Rusty Katchmerover 2 years ago

    Opal in it’s natural state…how interesting! Did you find it or see it in a display somewhere?

  • Well, I do have those opals for over 15 years and they are in a kind of bird bath outside with water in it, there is about 30 medium and small boulders, for the 1st time I’m polishing some, using an hand drill with a fine stone wheel, and then hand sanding, it takes time but it’s fun to do.

    – Joel Fourcard

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandover 2 years ago

    This is awesome Joel.

    One click of the banner will take you to the group. Your work is welcome here and please enjoy it.

  • Thanks DG, glad you like opals

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 2 years ago

    Wow! Would you ocnsider posting this in the “Volcanoes, Earths Geology & Atmosphere group?”

  • Thank you Ann, just joined the group, thank you for hosting Volcanoes, Earths Geology & Atmosphere Some magnificent pictures in there

    – Joel Fourcard

  • DionNelson
    DionNelsonover 2 years ago

    Very cool!!

  • Thank you for the feature, very appreciated

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Angelika Sielken
    Angelika Sielkenover 2 years ago

    this is very interesting to explore visually, great energy:)

  • Thank you for your comment Angelika, glad you like the colorfulness of life

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Ann Warrenton
    Ann Warrentonover 2 years ago

    Thank you and I hope you will enjoy the group :)

  • Thank you Ann, yes a very interesting and enjoyable group, cheers

    – Joel Fourcard

  • Mary Sedici
    Mary Sediciover 2 years ago

    April 21th, 2012
    See your work in the Permanents Featured Gallery
    ►Please participate in the ongoing Challenges

  • Thank you very much for the feature Mary,

    – Joel Fourcard

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