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Dimension Cursors by ejosh
Dimension Cursors
Dive into a deep, dark dimension, where you'll encounter intense angles and glassy gradients, and you'll wonder why you used that boring white arrow for so long. Now in high resolution to look great on your HiDPI screens.
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Josh Meyer
Artist | Professional | Photography
United States
Josh Meyer is a Photographer, Graphic Designer, and Web Designer in the La Crosse, Wisconsin area, and is for hire for wedding photography, portraits, and design work. His unique, photojournalistic style set him apart from most professional photographers.
Imagine my surprise when I logged on DeviantArt this morning to find loads of comments and favorites clogging my DA messages page. I was totally perplexed, until I thought to myself, "No way, I didn't get a daily deviation, did I?" I found that all the favorites were pointing to my picture "The Life of a Leaf" and when I went to take a look, my jaw dropped. :jawdrop:

This image was one of about nine total frames. I experimented with different aperture sizes and angles. I chose this one because I liked the short depth of field. Some of the other images with a wider aperture seemed to be almost too busy and didn't really lead the eye anywhere. With a shorter depth of field, it really helps to isolate the leaf and emphasize the texture and detail.

The leaf was given to me by a friend who had found it some years ago and kept it sealed in a plastic bag. It had a natural curve to it, which I thought was kind of neat, and helped add some interest to the picture. The lighting was all natural. It was kind of a sunny day with the sun off to the side a little. The sunlight was filtered by a small bush, which cast some interesting shadows across the picture.

I would like to say a very big thank you to everyone who has commented and/or faved it. I really do appreciate every single comment and fav a ton.

I must also thank Image-Ninja for suggesting the DD and suzi9mm for featuring it. Thank you so much, you guys Rock!

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DianaCretu Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2009  Hobbyist Photographer
Featured in Leaf-o-rama! :iconflowerdanceplz:
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Michaelblake Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2007
OMG! you're a GENIUS! Why don't you join the art contest from [link] ? Free to enter, 10 000 USD prize. You MUST win it!
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NT-121784 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2006
all of us at ~Cursor-Mania would love to have you as part of our group, ^_^
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didar Featured By Owner Jan 20, 2006
Hi!

You really have inspiring shots :clap:

(i swear that i didn't know you got a DD before i got to your page.)

Thanks for your art :)
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kilgore-trout Featured By Owner Jan 1, 2006  Professional Photographer
Happy New years bud :drunk:

Hope it brings ya all you desire :highfive:
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scraches Featured By Owner Dec 14, 2005   Photographer
Nice Gallery =)
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mondaysopaque Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2005  Professional General Artist
Thanks for stopping by. :blowkiss:
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khronic Featured By Owner Jun 1, 2005
hi

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Image-Ninja Featured By Owner May 16, 2005
turbo thanks for the fav my man
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Innerturbulence Featured By Owner Apr 23, 2005   Photographer
:D thank you! i'm glad you enjoyed my photo
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