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A ditch full of tadpoles


Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Artist's Description

National Park South Kennemerland – collection
- Kennemer Duinen (Engl. Kennemer Dunes) – the Netherlands
All pics belonging to this collection, see: National Park South Kennemerland – by steppeland at deviantArt

A ditch full of tadpoles (wikipedia )


With big thanks to Aimelle for her enthusiasm and willingness to work with my file, and show me all the different possibilities of working with curves, overlays etc, to make the colours in the pic come out better, and get rid of disturbing reflections in the water. Your clear instructions and examples were so helpful, my friend. One couldn’t have a better teacher! Thanks a lot!

Technical details

Photograph made with Pentax K10D camera and
Pentax-M zoom1:2.8-4 40-80mm lens
Exposure 1/60 sec, f. unknown
ISO 100
Date: May 2009

So, indeed, post edited in Photoshop : crop, levels, bluecurves, retouch and softlight. Own variation after Aimelle’s examples :)

Features and Top10 placements
Featured in Closeups in Nature (Sept 2010)

Thank you so much to the hosts of these marvellous groups and challenges

Comments and feed-back always welcome. Thanks for looking :)

Artwork Comments

  • steppeland
  • Joy Watson
  • steppeland
  • Aimelle
  • steppeland
  • gdanen
  • steppeland
  • MarianBendeth
  • steppeland
  • stevebuffington
  • steppeland
  • nishagandhi
  • steppeland
  • Ray Clarke
  • steppeland
  • Magriet Meintjes
  • steppeland
  • Rene Hales
  • steppeland
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