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Infant Galaxy

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The tinkling of glass,
Of those once vapors
Fallen fresh as snow
And fleeting in their stay --
For like diamonds
Upon greenest blades
They migrate from leaf
to stem
to soil;
They spiral in a fashion
Of shimmering suns . . .
And on those fronds
Fuse like stars
In an infant galaxy.
In time's passage
They shall again
Abscond to air
to sky
to Heaven,
Vapors once again.


~ B.S. Smith


Original camera data:
f/4.5
1/200 s
ISO 400
18-55 @ 36 mm
Canon EOS Rebel Xsi


[EDIT] Changed signature and fixed some sharpening problems that were bugging me.


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Hi, can I use this for a video I'm making? This is an exceptional photograph and I'd love to have this be apart of it.
iPeachy's avatar
May i use it in my personal Diary ?
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Reinhander's avatar
wow! impressive shot, great light and color!!
rachelpineflavor's avatar
so beautiful. my new favorite macro picture.
novelhill's avatar
i appreciate that, thank you!
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Foxtrot44's avatar
This picture reminds me of summer nights spent watching the stars. Beautiful. :)
novelhill's avatar
:D cool. thanks!
sickpanda303's avatar
wow... this is breath taking :)
very nice and very beautiful!
kociooka's avatar
*can't find right words*
Liloups's avatar
:wow: Wonderful shot ! I love it :) :)
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Liloups's avatar
You're really welcome :)
shawl-of-the-sky's avatar
Beautiful and in perfect reference to the poem, which I admire.
novelhill's avatar
thank you very much :)
Lunawhite7's avatar
Way cool! Gorgeous colors!
PierceHart's avatar
Great capture! :clap: I wonder how those leaves can support such large water drops without bending more than they are, must be a really stiff plant? Anyways, :+fav:
novelhill's avatar
It's not that big of a plant, to be honest, but it is a pretty hearty one :D
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