eye of the needle (< 0.5mm)

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    Macro Monday - theme: smaller than a penny

    SOOC - super-macro shot with 50mm lens reversed in front of the 60mm macro

    This is a typical, small needle, probably a "#5 sharp". The eye is maybe 0.5mm in the longer direction.

    _ErikaJean_, MustangSheila, and 36 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. phrenzel 70 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Textured n Grainy, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

    2. Hazy Days 70 months ago | reply

      excellent macro,great texture

    3. Ana Navarro 70 months ago | reply

      Great macro. Well done :)

    4. ElbtheProf 70 months ago | reply

      I love these eye-of-the-needle shots! It makes the thread look like darning wool! The thread as the background is inspired.

    5. artland 70 months ago | reply

      wonderfulllllllllllll !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    6. StevenBrisson 70 months ago | reply

      Spectacular MM! Any closer and we'd be getting yarn tattoos. Great snap, Jim.

    7. MyArtistSoul 70 months ago | reply

      Thanks everyone for checking out my super-macro shot and making nice comments.

      The reversed second lens was VERY close to the eye of the needle, like only about 5mm, and the lens kept bumping into the other end of it, which was poked through the thread on the spool.

      I suggest you try the reversed lens trick yourself. It works, even with a P&S, to get way more macro than you'd expect.

    8. Oma Emmy 70 months ago | reply

      Amazing super-macro!!!

    9. RijkV Fotografie© [deleted] 70 months ago | reply

    10. tapatim 70 months ago | reply

      fine dof! :))
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      (¸.•´ (¸.•´ (¸.•*´¯`*•> *clapclap*
      u made our day!!

    11. Kayla Carlisle 70 months ago | reply

      wonderful texture

    12. Cecilia Condal 68 months ago | reply

      Hi, I'm an admin for a group called Metallic Objects~Admin Invite Only! Post 1 - Comment 1, and we'd love to have this added to the group!

      congratulations for your photo, it has such an excellent definition.

    13. Cecilia Condal 68 months ago | reply

      Thanks for the upload!

      If you have more metallic objects, please feel free to request an invite
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    14. gecko47 68 months ago | reply

      Marvelous macro - great detail.

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    15. Photoshoparama - Dan 63 months ago | reply

      I might have missed this before because I am so busy and just saw it in the MM discussion pool and ... blah blah blah...

      This is really nice with the denim / cobalt blue enhancing it.

      Fun times and Happy New Year!

      -Dan

    16. darrendpc 49 months ago | reply

      very macro, love the detail in the fibres

    17. Theen ... 31 months ago | reply

      fantastic shot! ... your title made me think of the quote "it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God"

    18. Enista 31 months ago | reply

      Original idea!!! Beautiful composition and DoF!!

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