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August 5, 2012
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Canon
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Canon EOS 1100D
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1/197 second
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55 mm
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Date Taken
Aug 2, 2012, 12:07:53 PM
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Yin and Yang by Kara-a Yin and Yang by Kara-a
i don't have much to say about this photo...i am not totally with the reflection in the drop but all in all i like this photo :aww:

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i love it the way u made the foe seed pod pop by adding a larg blurry yin yang sigh in the back ground was amazing the image is clear and looks effortles and well thought out at the same time i lvoe how the back and white contrast each other and how the fethery parts of the pod make it look light and as if its floteing despite the fact that the image is still i also like how the stem is grey and stand out drawing the eye up and the glare off the yin yang sigh in the middle adds depth and realism
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This is an absolutely gorgeous and strong image that I think you pulled off really well. It's simple, effective and is very pleasing to the eye.
The black and white is just so striking, and the small water droplet is very eye-catching as well. The depth of field also contributes to this beautifully.

My only nit pick would really be the alignment of the subject. Considering yin and yang is about balance, perhaps it would've been more adequate to place the droplet more central to the image. I just find the off-centered subject to be a little contradicting to the overall idea of the image.

Overall though, a well-executed idea, and definitely inspiring!
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44aboriginny2014 Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
original, very nice
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DrippingWords Featured By Owner Oct 25, 2013  Student Writer
Very awesome.
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cocobutters Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013
I enjoy symbols and the water symbolizes the reflection of an opposite color theory. On the back ground is a black dot in the lower left hand corner separated by a white background then there is a curved line that separates it from the black background and the white spot. Yet, the water droplet reflects the opposition of this. It not only represents the playful trick of mirrors but captures the theory of opposites that often make complimentary pairs in nature and in color. This picture captured the seductiveness tempting all of us of how we are all attracted to the beauty of your work. Well done.
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zane1815 Featured By Owner Jul 20, 2013
wow I wish I could post pics like this
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:iconmika28au:
mika28au Featured By Owner May 23, 2013
nice shot, love the effect.
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:iconsharphotography:
SharPhotography Featured By Owner May 4, 2013
One of my FAVORITE things!!! Great Gallery! :)
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:iconplusch:
plusch Featured By Owner Jan 30, 2013
This is absolutely gorgeous :heart:
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:iconvasidgallery:
VasiDgallery Featured By Owner Jan 27, 2013
This is one of the best work I've ever seen :heart: congrats!
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:iconcelticirishgirl:
CelticIrishgirl Featured By Owner Jan 19, 2013  Hobbyist Artist
so cool!
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:iconjusticedr:
JusticeDr Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2013
Luv this. :squee: :boogie: :clap: :dance:
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:iconentilete:
entilete Featured By Owner Jan 7, 2013
Amazing :D
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:icondeviantteddine:
DeviantTeddine Featured By Owner Dec 29, 2012
I really like the full series. Great idea and the result is so amazing. Keep them coming ;-)
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:iconfirxxx:
firxxx Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2012
perfect perfect
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:iconsararain0:
SARARAIN0 Featured By Owner Dec 12, 2012  Student
so~ Awesome.i love it
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:iconmartizapl:
MartizaPL Featured By Owner Dec 9, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Awsome work... *^*
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41Frostbite Featured By Owner Nov 15, 2012  Hobbyist Writer
This is Amazing!
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:iconsparia:
Sparia Featured By Owner Nov 11, 2012  Student General Artist
:love:!
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:iconshadowflower55:
Shadowflower55 Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012
Oh.... My.... Primus..... Its.... So bieatful.....
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:iconmetaphorofdarkness:
MetaphorOfDarkness Featured By Owner Nov 8, 2012
:omg::omg::omg: OH MY, that's FANTASTIC!!!!!! :squee::clap:
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:iconshadowchaser13:
ShadowChaser13 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
I love it so much!
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:iconcamilia-chan:
Camilia-Chan Featured By Owner Oct 30, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Gorgeous... *.* And it's breathtaking.
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:iconcatlover725:
catlover725 Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
WOW! ITS AMAZING!
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:icondelightfullyfreaky:
DelightfullyFreaky Featured By Owner Oct 23, 2012  Student General Artist
These reflections are too cool! I love them! :love:
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:iconmanciey:
manciey Featured By Owner Oct 19, 2012
yin and yang 阴阳
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:iconsupermanxbatman:
supermanXbatman Featured By Owner Oct 15, 2012
beautiful !
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you ! :aww:
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:iconwaiting-for-wings:
waiting-for-wings Featured By Owner Oct 11, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
its amazing!!
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Oct 17, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much !
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namenotrequired Featured By Owner Oct 2, 2012  Student Interface Designer
Featured in our Forum Features article! :)
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much ! :happybounce:
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:iconnamenotrequired:
namenotrequired Featured By Owner Oct 3, 2012  Student Interface Designer
You're welcome :squee:
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:iconmkuegler:
mkuegler Featured By Owner Sep 16, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
I like the yin-yang version best. Amazing idea! :D
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joergens-mi Featured By Owner Sep 15, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
a good shot and a excellent idea. To use yin and yang with tihs feathery flower
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JesiWinter Featured By Owner Sep 9, 2012  Student Photographer
Your work is absolutely astounding! The way you use the droplets as a type of lens itself is amazing! I love your technique and I have to ask just how do you do it?
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Sep 14, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much ! :happybounce:
And here is a turorial [link] :aww:
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Photography-Onlooker Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
This is simply SIMPLY STUNNING! I've never seen a picture like this, I mean, I've seen lots of pictures about waterdrops... but this, is AWESOME!!! Honestly, congratulations my friend!! I just love it
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Sep 8, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you so much ! :happybounce:
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:iconcryingsoulgirl:
CryingSoulGirl Featured By Owner Sep 1, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Schönes Foto =)
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Sep 6, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Vielen Dank :happybounce:
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Amazing work! :)
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
Thank you ! :aww:
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SilverVulpine Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
You're welcome. :)
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:iconkarinta:
Karinta Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2012  Student General Artist
Man, that is incredible!
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:iconkara-a:
Kara-a Featured By Owner Aug 26, 2012  Hobbyist Photographer
thank you so much :meow:
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