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...
Macro: Filament in Bulb

Macro: Filament in Bulb

Starting to really enjoy shooting with the macro extension tube. A relatively inexpensive way to play, using already owned lenses. I’ve not wanted to throw down the cash for an actual macro lens because I’ve known so many people who buy them and then sell...
Dandelion

Dandelion

This is one of the better shots I’ve done with the macro extension tube. This was taken without a tripod and it still turned out ok. I’ve been trying to shoot with a faster shutter speed and watching my stance and breathing pace while I gently press the...
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....
Hopeful Light

Hopeful Light

Last summer I bought a macro extension tube for my Canon 5D Mark III. I’ve been playing around since then, but it wasn’t until this year that I think I got the hang of it. This shot is not perfect, but I’m closer. Share...
Vintage Raleigh Bike

Vintage Raleigh Bike

This bike is permanently parked outside my favorite diner in Salt Lake City, next to this bike. I’ve walked by it countless times and the double bar design and coloring always catches my eye. Love the blue. I finally had my camera with me and shot this image as...
Macro: Green Veins

Macro: Green Veins

Macro shots have notoriously shallow depth of field, and this leaf, shot out in the wild, is no exception. I tried to capture the front edge and point of the leaf, with such a small area of focus, a combination of breathing and breeze blowing the leaf around made it...