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    You cannot depend on your eyes when your imagination is out of focus. - Mark Twain

    Canon EOS 350D + Canon EF 28-80mm, using reverse lens technique.
    can you see texture of the paper?

    $udhakar, Yato, EpuL Leman, and 74 other people added this photo to their favorites.

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    1. The pope1 89 months ago | reply

      Simple but clever.

    2. dddddderek 89 months ago | reply

      Very neat idea! Great execution.

    3. serdelsol 88 months ago | reply

      Yes I can see it.
      When imagination is out of focus is such a meditative moment, I think....

      I like that feeling and I try to keep it as long as I can.
      What do you think?

    4. .Polly 87 months ago | reply


    5. LightHearted Photography 86 months ago | reply

      I love this. I'm going to have to try out that technique.

    6. static416 79 months ago | reply

      Hey, I used this shot in my blog post here:

      In keeping with creative commons I linked to this page, and your profile for accreditation.

      Let me know if that's cool, or if you'd like it removed.


    7. ihtatho 79 months ago | reply

      hi, static416

      feel free to use my pic as long as you follow the rule :)

    8. nashworld 74 months ago | reply

      Great shot... thanks so much for sharing it here.

      I used it to help color a blog post I wrote today on using my learning network to solicit information about technology integration in schools.

      I hope you approve of the use.

      Here is a link to the post:

      Thanks much,


    9. ihtatho 74 months ago | reply

      Hi Sean,

      I'm glad that my pic can colorize your blog post.

    10. Michael Ashby 64 months ago | reply

      Thank you for releasing this photo under creative commons. As a CC site ourselves, we've included it in the following blog entry:

      Great photo and again, thank you for sharing.

    11. ihtatho 64 months ago | reply

      Hi, Michael Ashby

      You're welcome. feel free to use my pic for your blog.

    12. trumpetflickr 64 months ago | reply

      So much wisdom in that quote. I love Mr. Twain, and your image is perfect.

      And thanks for the CC release, I used your image on a blog post of mine, another focus quote, hope you like it.

    13. ihtatho 64 months ago | reply

      @ trumpetflickr:
      I agree with your quote of focus. btw, would you please put my name and give a link to my page?

    14. trumpetflickr 64 months ago | reply

      Dani, thanks again, credits have been added to the blog post now ; )

    15. Sandy Calico 62 months ago | reply

      I hope you don't mind, I have used your brilliant photograph to illustrate a blog post:
      I have credited you. Any problems, please let me know.

    16. jon.reid 58 months ago | reply

      Used for my blog post Refocusing this blog — thank you!

    17. SpiritualSubliminals 52 months ago | reply

      Hi there, Great photo. Thanks for making it available under a Creative Commons license. I have just used it with attribution and a link to your image on my spirituality blog.

    18. J Generation 49 months ago | reply

      Hi ihtatho, I use this photo on my blog post, and credit to you.
      Thanks a lot for such a great photo.

    19. Hozayfa M. Ghamry 43 months ago | reply

      Amazing and Great idea

    20. johnrmeese [deleted] 19 months ago | reply

      Thanks for using Creative Commons! I used your image here:

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