Drops

Drops

I love how the drops of water were lined up on these leaves.Depth of field a little too shallow still, but I’m learning. Kicked up the ISO, used a faster shutter speed, but the aperture needs to be much smaller. This exposure has an ƒ6.3 aperture. More tests...
Like Tears in the Rain

Like Tears in the Rain

It was still raining with a light breeze when I took this. I couldn’t get the right angle on any of the leaves until I waited for this drop to form. The foliage above made the drops irregular and I couldn’t time the shot to get the drop falling. One day....
Needles

Needles

The depth of field, even at ƒ/16, was so narrow that my breathing changed the focal plane. I’d forgotten that macro lenses do that. I think, prior to the trip to Moab at the beginning of the month, that the last time I shot a manual focus lens was probably...
Deere Grill

Deere Grill

I walked all around this vintage John Deere tractor until I caught this angle of the grill. The post-rain gray skies made the green jump into the camera, grab my optical nerve and send shards of powerful gamma rays into my SMASH TRACKTER NOW. Share...