Daisies for Macro Monday
April 28, 2014
I shot this one with my little Olympus PEN E-PL3 (Black) and with the Olympus M. Zuiko Digital ED 45mm f1.8 (Black) Lens . In post, I use the usual, Lightroom, Photoshop CC and my favorite plugin from Topaz Labs, Topaz Detail. I use Topaz Detail to extract the details from the photo.
April 18, 2014
Shot with my old Canon EOS 20D, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM , and the Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension Tube Set . Since I don’t have a dedicated macro lens, the Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension Tube, help me get close to my subject by cutting the minimum focus distance of the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM .
Fly and Stink Bug Dynamic Dou
April 16, 2014
This one was shot with my old Canon EOS 20D, the Canon EF 28-135mm f/3.5-5.6 IS USM Lens, and the Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension Tube Set .
Flower and the Fly
April 11, 2014
Shot with my Canon EOS 60D, Tamron SP 28-75mm F/2.8 and the macro Lens adapter Raynox DCR 250. Shot at 75mm F/9, 1/400. I wrote a review on the Tamron 28-75mm F/2.8 and the Raynox DCR-250. You can read the Tamron review here and the Raynox here.
March 21, 2014
Here’s another one from my archives. Shot with my Canon EOS Rebel XS 10.1-Megapixel Digital SLR Camera and the Sigma 70-300mm f/4-5.6 DG APO Macro Telephoto Zoom Lens a great lens for the price with close-up capabilities, not bad at all. This one was done in photoshop cc using two plugins, Topaz Detail and Topaz […]
February 13, 2014
I took this photo while walking in the woods, it took me sometime to find a good subject. Then I saw this dandelions on the side of the trail. As I moved into a crouching position, this little fella came and the rest is history. We’re both happy we found our subject. He had a […]
Macro Flowers and Nature Gallery
December 11, 2013
Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and the Sigma 19mm F/2.8 DN lens I have been busy this past weeks that’s why I have not written posts regularly and I’m also slowly moving my gallery and store to 500px. If all goes well 500px will be my main platform for selling my photos. […]
The Yellow Flower
October 21, 2013
This one was from my lightroom archives. If I remember it right, this was taken like a year ago.
Not All Roses are Red
July 10, 2013
I was watering the plants that day and this tiny yellow rose really inspired me to make the photo. I was testing testing the Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 16 MP Micro Four-Thirds Camera that time and what a perfect subject this flower was, I used the Panasonic 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Lumix G Vario MEGA OIS, not a bad […]
Close up of A Yellow Flower
June 8, 2013
This closeup of a yellow flower was shot with the E-PL1 and Olympus M. 40-150mm F4.0-5.6 R Fixed-Zoom Lens and the Raynox DCR-250 Macro Lens Adapter, I’m also using theOlympus VF-3 Electronic Viewfinder (Silver). I did a short review of the Raynox DCR 250 a while back, you can read it here.
Water Droplets on Rose, Testing Panasonic Lumix G3 and Photo Stacking
January 24, 2013
We got this beautiful yellow roses last weekend that is starting to bloom, it is really beautiful and a great subject to photograph. So I decided to test my new Panasonic LUMIX DMC-G3 16 MP Micro Four-Thirds Camera and see how it does with macro. I use the Panasonic 45-200mm f/4.0-5.6 Lumix G Vario […]
June 19, 2012
Yeap it’s an alligator head. Saw it in a Mom and Pop store. Selling them for $30 a head. Shot with the Olympus PEN E-PL1 and Canon FD 50mm F/1.8. To view my PEN Collection, please click here, it will take you right to my GPlus Albums. ManufacturerOLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.Model NameE-PL1Exposure ProgramManualExposure Time1/80ISO100Metering ModePatternLight SourceCloudy […]
Lovely Flowers Shot With the PEN E-PL1
June 18, 2012
Since I spend more time with my PEN E-PL1, this week I’ll be posting some of the photos, I have shot with it, and to start of, here are some photos of flowers from my neighbors garden.
Today’s Catch – Inside a Peach Tree Flower – Different Angle
March 19, 2012
Beauty Inside by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Another great accessory to have when shooting macro is the extension tube, like the one I use, the Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension . I use an extension tube primarily to cut the minimum focusing distance of my lens, this way, […]
Today’s Catch – Closer Look Inside a Peach Tree Flower
March 18, 2012
Inside a Flower by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Here’s another one in my flower close-up series. Like my post from yesterday, this photo was taken early morning, probably around 8 am. I shot this with my old Canon EOS 40D and a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP and a 30mm […]
Today’s Catch – Peach Tree Flower – Up Close and Personal
March 17, 2012
Peach Tree Flower by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. I’ve have been really enjoying the early spring season. These past few days, I have been taking photos of flowers around the neighborhood, this one is close-up photo of a Peach Tree Flower. I took this photo early in […]
Today’s Catch – Yellow Daffodil Bulb
March 15, 2012
ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/125F Number3.5ISO125Focal Length75mmMetering ModePattern
Today’s Catch – Sunrise with the Peach Tree Flower
March 14, 2012
Early this morning when I went out the house and saw our neighbors peach tree blooming, I was mesmerized. The sun in the early morning makes the flower even more beautiful. Taken with the Canon EOS 60D with a Tamron AF 28-75mm F/2.8 SP. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS 60DExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/250F Number4ISO100Focal Length75mmMetering ModePatternTitlepeachtree-8492
Today’s Catch – Flowers Around the Corner
March 13, 2012
Can you belive this, Spring is just around the corner! 2011 and 2012 winter was like the shortest winter I’ve experience. I was amazed when I went for a walk yesterday afternoon when I saw the trees and flowers starting to bloom. It is really a beautiful thing to see and I had such a […]
Exploring the Wolrd of Macro – Parachute Ball
April 16, 2010
Parachute Ball-4293, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Exploring the World of Macro. Still trying to get a hang of it. I need more practice. ManufacturerCanonModel NameCanon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XSExposure ProgramAperture PriorityExposure Time1/8ISO200Focal Length100mmMetering ModePattern