Apple of her eye by micklyn

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Canon 400D, natural light, canon 100mm macro lens


apple, black and white, eye, eyelashes, iris, macro, micklyn, pupil, reflection, sight

In between cooking, shopping, doing laundry, washing dishes, changing nappies and schooling my children I sometimes find a spare moment to doodle, draw or photograph something or someone. Those are the moments that keep me going, even if they are few and far between. Food for the artist mom’s soul.

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  • © Kira Bodensted
    © Kira Bodenstedalmost 5 years ago

    I don’t know how you did this but it is brilliant :-)

  • Lol… many tries and plenty frustration, but my willing model, Perrin (13) once again came through for me… the things she puts up with! thanks for your comment!

    – micklyn

  • Svetlana Sewell
    Svetlana Sewellalmost 5 years ago


  • Thanks, Svetlana ( :

    – micklyn

  • Karen Scrimes
    Karen Scrimesalmost 5 years ago

    Clever girl! Another awesome and creative shot :))

  • Thanks, Karen!

    – micklyn

  • clmustin
    clmustinalmost 5 years ago

    Great shot! Reflection is clear as a mirror.

  • Thanks! I tried to focus on the reflection more than on the eye itself ( :

    – micklyn

  • Oncemore
    Oncemorealmost 5 years ago


  • Thanks!

    – micklyn

  • Vikram Franklin
    Vikram Franklinalmost 5 years ago

    No idea how you did this – it’s awesome!!

  • Much eye-watering hard work (not for me!) I tried to focus on the apple, but in the end used a patch of ‘eye’ from one of the shots where the apple wasn’t in focus, but the iris was, to increase the focused area of the finished shot… not that you needed to know that ( :

    – micklyn

  • Cathi Norman
    Cathi Normanalmost 5 years ago

    Great image! Love this idea!!

  • Thanks, Cathi!

    – micklyn

  • down23
    down23almost 5 years ago

    Very cool shot Micklyn! Brilliant idea & very well executed! I love this! =)

  • Ah, thanks! I’m feeling all clever now… lol ( :

    – micklyn

  • micheleirene
    micheleirenealmost 5 years ago

    THIS, my dear, is pure brilliance! An instant fave and I am in awe of this…….fantastic work Micklyn :)

  • Well THAT is a wonderful comment!! thanks a million, Shelly!

    – micklyn

  • atomhave
    atomhavealmost 5 years ago

    I have been messing with this kind of shot off and on and have learned to be careful what is in the reflection.. It is great to see one so perfectly captured.

  • Thanks, Aaron! the reflection was the whole point for me in this one. It was so much harder to get right than I expected, though! thank goodness my daughter was such a patient model!!

    – micklyn

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