It’s spring – even this is worth a shot! Advertisements
Posted in Macro Photography, Nature, Outdoors, Plants
Tagged blossom, bud, Canon 100mm macro lens, Canon 30D, photography, pollen, spring, tree bud
This image was the result of three exposures of the full moon behind tree branches, merged and converted to HDR, then tweaked some more. Couldn’t duplicate this in a million years, but it sure was fun playing!!
Posted in Commercial, Creative, Nature
Tagged Canon 30D, full moon, hazy, HDR, lunar, moon, moon ring, moonrise, night, night sky, ring around the moon, Sigma 500mm fixed lens, silhouette, tree branches
I just couldn’t bring myself to throw out the Christmas tree yet today. Although the ornaments came off the tree and got boxed back up again, I saved this gem for a refresher course in Object Lighting with whatever scarce … Continue reading
Posted in Commercial, Macro Photography, Object Lighting
Tagged Barbie doll, Canon 100mm macro lens, Canon 30D, Christmas ornament, collectible, doll case, figurine, miniature Barbie, original Barbie, small object, tree ornament
We call him “our” hawk because he comes looking for mice and/or chipmunks in our back yard throughout the year, and he rarely goes without. Unfortunately this time his luck didn’t hold, so off to another location…
Posted in Nature, Wildlife
Tagged birds of prey, Canon 30D, Canon 75-300mm lens, flight, hawk, photography, predator, red-tailed hawk, soar, swooping, take-off, taking flight
A feather and it’s inverse.
Posted in Commercial, Creative, Macro Photography
Tagged airy, bird feather, Canon 100mm macro lens, Canon 30D, curves, feathers, feathery, fluff, fragile, inverse, light, lines, macro stacking, negative, positive, soft, wavy, wispy
More fun in the yard…. it doesn’t take much!! And, with a little more research, I learned some terms as well – gills, cap and stem – all right here!
Even through the fall and winter, the brittle “bones” of these once bright purplish-blue, mop-head flower clusters retain their shape. Now, they’re simply gorgeous in a different way – think I’ll call them snowflakes for now, at least until the … Continue reading
Two of these bugs were crawling all over the rhododendron leaves. I’ve seen a lot of nature’s little creatures through a macro lens this year, and it’s such a cool world; so unique, so different and so tiny – something … Continue reading
Posted in Creative, Macro Photography, Nature
Tagged belly up, bug, Canon 100mm macro lens, Canon 30D, creeping, green, handstand, insect, insect legs, leaves, legs, rhododendron leaves, underside
The city of Medford, Oregon as the snows blow in from the West.
Several years ago, after having had a hickory tree cut down in our back yard, the bark was finally loose and easy enough to peel off the stump. Having done that, I also removed additional large strips of moist wood … Continue reading
Posted in Macro Photography, Nature, Wildlife
Tagged bark, Canon 100mm macro lens, Canon 30D, dead, dead insect, insect, peeled back, petrified, stuck, tree stump, tree stump findings