Monthly Archives: November 2008

Top 10 Wired Reader Macro Photos

Wired magazine held a macro photography competition in April 2008 and let the readers to choose for the top 10.  For me, i like the 3rd one the most. Because i like blue color and i never think of that is a leaf. I think it’s very wonderful that the photographer can be taken so close!!! I think the water drop is really very beautiful……..

And here are the winners:


1. Eye of a Tokay Gecko
Submitted by Alan M

Photographer’s comment:

“A close-up shot of a Tokay Gecko. Their eyes remind me of old-fashioned keyholes. Thanks for looking!”

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2. High-Tech Jumper
Submitted by Coder

Photographer’s comment:

“Jumping spider on a DVD reading my data :). Shot with a Canon 20D with a Canon MP-E macro lens.”

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3. Bubble Magic
Submitted by Sophie

Photographer’s comment:

“Close-up of a wet leaf … taken with a Canon Powershot A610 :)”

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4. Yellow Paper Wasp
Submitted by Bryan Johnson

Photographer’s comment:

“Yellow paper wasps frequent our pool in the desert in order to get water to bring back to their nests. They are quite docile and very difficult to disturb, making them welcome guests.”

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5. Waterhead
Submitted by Maxim Dolgobrod

Photographer’s comment:

“A close-up of the water emerging from a fountain pipe, which formed this ‘head.'”

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6. Mantodea
Submitted by Vladimer Shioshvili

Photographer’s comment:

“Nikon d50, 50mm f/1.8 with extension tubes. Subject is a representative of the Mantodea group.”

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7. Ice-Cold Nebula
Submitted by Philippe Holthuizen

Photographer’s comment:

“One evening I looked down at the icecubes floating in my coke and noticed the wonderful 3-dimensional structure inside. More pics on my flickr: http://www.flickr.com/photos/philippeholthuizen”

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8. Dying Tea-Light Candle
Submitted by Jordan

Photographer’s comment:

“HDR photograph of a tea-light candle wick just before it burns out.”

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9. The Fly
Submitted by Glenn Young

Photographer’s comment:

“Supermacro of a house fly.”

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10. My Eye
Submitted by David Harpe

Photographer’s comment:

“An extreme macro photograph of my eye. Photographed with a Canon MP-65e lens and a 1DMkIII camera.”

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Just for Fun~

Before and after using eye cream~~~

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Photoshop can make your dreams come true~~~

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Project 1~

Before…

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and after~~~

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Just for Fun~

While facing the globe economy crisis, boss would like to cut the budget for the office supplies…….

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Design makes life interesting & easy~

BANANA GUARD – Protect Your Banana!

Are you fed up with bringing bananas to work or school only to find them bruised and squashed? Banana Guard allows you to safely transport and store individual bananas letting you enjoy perfect bananas anytime, anywhere.

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LOCK-CUP

Lock Cup – Anti-Theft Coffee Cup. Are you tired of others stealing your coffee cup? Well now there’s a solution. The Lock – Cup has a hole which prevents most people from using it. Only the owner of the cup can use his/hers shaped key to close the hole.


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TRANSPARENT TOASTER

You love toast, but you always burn it? Than, this invention us for you. This transparent toaster allows you to see the bread while it is toasting so you just have to take it out when the color is right. This idea is based on a transparent heating glass technology.

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BUTTER CUTTER

One Click Butter Cutter controls your portion as an important part of staying healthy. This ingenious butter cutter delivers one standard pat with each click of the handle.

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GIANT REMOTE

Never lose your remote again! With giant buttons, this extra-large remote is easy to use and impossible to lose. It’s a 6-in-1 remote so you can use it to control your TV, VCR, DVD player, satellite, cable and auxiliary A/V device. It even features glow-in-the-dark buttons, so you can easily find the remote in the dark.

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DAY CLOCK

What day is today? You don’t know? Then you need a Day Clock. It’s uniquely designed to keep track of weekly events like your golf day, card night, movie night, and so much more. It’s ideal for vacations and cruises when it’s easy to lose track of the day.

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CRIME SCENE TOWEL

Chalk outline crime scene beach towel – be the coolest person on the beach!

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LASER SCISSORS

Laser Scissors Cutting a straight line has never been easier. Just aim the pin-point laser and follow the line. The scissor blades are stainless steel and cut very clean with a micro edge.

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TOILET SEAT LIFTER

‘Who left the Toilet Seat up?’ The Peace Maker will end the battle of the toilet seat. Merely step on the pedal to activate the lifting mechanism. When finished, remove your foot from the pedal and the seat gently comes to a rest where it started.

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ILLUMINATING CAR SLIPPERS

Do you get up at night to drink water, go to the toilet…. Do you wish you could see in the dark? Remarkably bright LED lights are triggered by your footsteps and light up the floor 30 feet in front of you; ultra-soft plush style are extra comfortable and cozy warm.

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‘THE THING’ – INFANT PILLOW

The Zaky is an ergonomic infant pillow designed by a mom to mimic the size, weight, touch, and feel of her hand and forearm to help her baby with comfort, support, protection, and development.. The Zaky can help calm your baby and help your baby sleep better through the night.

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TRAVELER’S PHRASE BOOK T-SHIRT

If you are traveling a lot and don’t always know the language of the country you are visiting, then this T-shirt is for you. It has a phrase book printed on it so just point a finger at the pictogram you need and then point it twice at the question mark, which means, ‘Where is it?’ and in no time you have found what you were looking for… Or not. (Another possibility for the foreign language impaired)

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WHEEL-MOVING BENCH

Whether you want to sit on the sun or in the shade, near the river or under the tree… Now you have your movable bench, to sit wherever you like.

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