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18 April

18 April

As well as having a love of cameras I used to have a love of fountain pens.
Still do I suppose but I never use them - Manage with a bic biro for notes etc at work!
This is the last expensive pen I bought - probably about 6-8 years ago
A Waterman - and it was well used until I started typing all letters!
Don't think I've got the lighting quite right - the reflections are a bit distracting.

Nikon D70 ,Sigma 105mm f/2.8 EX DG Macro
3s f/20.0 at 105.0mm ISO 400 full exif

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Blair Hawco20-Apr-2005 01:47
Excellent macro.
Guest 19-Apr-2005 15:47
Cool close-up :)
whiskey0119-Apr-2005 05:23
PRetty cool, hey show us more
Lee Rudd19-Apr-2005 04:45
Beautiiful... can we see some of the exquisite handwriting ;)
JMPhotography19-Apr-2005 00:55
Beutiful! Can we see you write with it too!
nice dof, brilliant coloring
Dan Chusid19-Apr-2005 00:12
Got a few in my drawers but alas, sunlight never sees 'em. ;-(
Ian Clowes18-Apr-2005 22:49
Never could master them until the newer Parker ones - but I am left-handed!
Like the way you've left the lid in the background.
Mark Rutter18-Apr-2005 22:28
Very classy. Perfect to go with Gail's journal.
Ann LT18-Apr-2005 21:57
Excellent macro and what a beautiful pen!
Gail Davison18-Apr-2005 21:52
I like this one. I'm have a love of pens and nice thick paper but like you I rarely use my fountain pens anymore. Lovely.
David Clunas18-Apr-2005 21:49
Time for a light tent? Metallics are always hard to get right, I suppose the more you do . . .
Great detail here though.
Zak18-Apr-2005 21:39
I can never find a pen when i want one... nice shot! :-)
jude18-Apr-2005 21:36
Beautiful sharpness and a great macro..
WHISTLING BADGER18-Apr-2005 21:33
Great macro!
Ian Stickland18-Apr-2005 21:33
Know what you mean, can be very difficult, wish I knew how certain people manage it!! All the same, it's sharp and nicely composed.
Ric Yates18-Apr-2005 21:05
Wonderful - very sharp capture!