BY SIRSENDU GAYEN
This incredible image was captured at Galiff Street’s weekly pet and plant market, near the Shyambazar five-point crossing in Kolkata, India. The entire frame is filled with black and orange fish that contrast beautifully against the white background. A relatively slow shutter speed has been used to capture subtle movements, resulting in an eye-catching watercolour effect.
Camera: Nikon D80
Lens: 18mm f/4
Exposure: 1/8 sec, f/22, ISO100
2. The Eye
BY ANTÓNIO BERNARDINO COELHO
This shot was taken at Porto’s Casa da Música metro station and is a great observation, because the architecture resembles a giant eye. We particularly like how the pigeons on the roof window and against the bright blue sky resemble fish in a tank. The heavy shadow prevents anything from detracting from the picture, while also conveying a brooding atmosphere.
Camera: Nikon D7100
Lens: 11-16mm f/2.8
Exposure: 1/6000 sec, f/3.3, ISO400
3. Capsicum Abstract
BY FRANK KINCH
As the title of this image suggests, the subject is a red bell pepper, but you’d be forgiven for thinking it was a tongue at first glance. It was created during a camera club evening. The subject was placed on a mirror and the scene was sprayed with water. Sharpness and good lighting are key when shooting indoor close-ups and Frank has tackled both techniques with aplomb.
Camera: Nikon D750
Lens: 70-300mm f/4-5.6
Exposure: 8 secs, f/29, ISO3200
BY LINDA WRIDE
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