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Opals in their uncut state are very difficult to photograph I have discovered :)

Best viewed in original for detail & click next to see a previous one I posted.

Canon EOS 350D
1/100s f/2.8 at 60.0mm iso100 full exif

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poetry66629-Nov-2009 22:57
Terrific close up of this opal Laine.BV++
sue anne29-Nov-2009 21:21
Gorgeous blue !
Mairéad29-Nov-2009 20:23
I love this, it looks like a pool in the desert. V
Sheena Woodhead29-Nov-2009 19:39
Another beautiful shot of the the diagonal composition.
Colin Storey29-Nov-2009 17:18
Very difficult to shoot, you make it look so easy, very nice shot.
Michael Shpuntov29-Nov-2009 14:41
Striking image. Excellent colors and beautiful subject. Vote.
John29-Nov-2009 14:25
Difficult or not, you did a great job. What an amazing colors and a very, very pleasing photo. My vote.
Sheila29-Nov-2009 13:58
Beautiful colours!
Stephanie29-Nov-2009 13:04
Wow! This image is spectacular and the opal is brilliant! BV!
Kevin Chester29-Nov-2009 12:39
Great work. I tried some at a Mineral Museum in Fortwilliam/Scotland, I can confirm they are hard to photograph.
Ali Majdfar29-Nov-2009 11:27
wernere0129-Nov-2009 11:10
Had not the slightest idea about this first. Thought about an underwater shot (LOL). Fine mixture of colours and structure.
Phillip Normanton29-Nov-2009 10:36
Could've sworn there was a Christmas tree in the background! :o)
marie-jose wolff29-Nov-2009 09:50
wonderful tones! V
Ann...29-Nov-2009 08:39
Beautifully done. The lustre is wonderful.
Gérard Koehl29-Nov-2009 08:37
Superbe... V
Liz Bickel29-Nov-2009 08:20
I can see the lustre!
Johnny JAG29-Nov-2009 08:06
Lovely colours.
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