Tag: Flowers

Daisies for Macro Monday

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.

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A Really Busy Bee for Bee Thursday

This one was shot with my old Canon EOS 20D, the Canon EF 85mm f/1.8 USM , and the Pro Optic Budget Auto Extension Tube Set .

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Roses for Macro Monday

  Shot with the Olympus OM-D EM-5 and Panasonic 20mm F/1.7 Pancake Lens. Shot at 125, F/2.2, iso 800. The moderate Diffuse effect on the image was added using my favorite photoshop plugin Topaz Lens Effect.

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Not All Roses are Red

I shot these flowers with my Olympus PEN E-PL3, with the Panasonic LUMIX G 20mm f/1.7 Aspherical Pancake Lens for Micro Four Thirds. These combo has been my everyday camera, it’s small, light, takes great pictures and I can take it anywhere I go. I did a little post processing using LR5 to add some […]

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Flower Close-up

I love to take pictures of flowers, I don’t know, I guess, it relaxes me whenever I see them. I’ve notice that every time I set out to photograph bugs/insects, I always ended up with more photos of flowers than bugs. This is probably a good thing right, a study shows that flowers can reduced depression […]

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Up Close with Daisies : Macro

When I see Daisies, I get really excited because I know spring is just around the corner. After weeks of freezing winter storm it’s nice to think that we’re almost nearing the end of winter. To buy a print, please click here. To see my nature close-up photo collection available in print, please click here. […]

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Stacking Dandelions to Get a Dandelion

It came pretty good. I took 8 frames and pick 4 to use for focus stacking. I shot this handheld, turning the focus ring on each shot to focus to a portion of the dandelion head.

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Wild Flowers From our Backyard

My Olympus PEN-E-pl1 has been my daily companion  for the past month now, and I’ve come to appreciate it more and more, I like it mainly because it’s really light, small and it can give me a good quality image, maybe not as good as my DSLR’s but close.    But today, I thought of […]

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Today’s Catch – Rain

Rain by Ness Flores is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. The Canon EF 400mm F/5.6L also works great when use with other nature subjects such as this. It was raining and I didn’t want to go outside, so from my deck, I was able to photograph the rain and the flower. […]

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Pouring Rain

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uAjWwsBGWF8[/youtube]

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Rain – Learning HD Video with the Canon EOS 60D Day 3

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-mVoE2HcCnY[/youtube]     In this test I use my Canon EF 70-200mm F/4 L IS USM to capture the scene.

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Rain and Flowers – Learning HD Video with the Canon EOS 60D Day 3

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ss3jVkqPafQ[/youtube] Video of the Day,03/24/2011       It was going to rain all morning according to forecast. I was having my morning coffee looking outside through the glass door when I noticed the beautiful flowers that has bloom overnight. It’s beautiful especially with the rain falling from the sky. Here I use my Canon […]

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Nature – Learning HD Video with the Canon EOS 60D Day 2

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5JjX4IWTTL4[/youtube]   2nd day to use the Canon Eos 60D Video Mode. Today I went out with my Canon EOS 60D and EF 85mm F/1.8 and my manfrotto monopod. Took some nature clips without sound. In this video clip I think I use 1/50 for shutter speed. Taken at 24fps. Gear : Canon EOS 60D […]

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Flowers – Learning HD Video with the Canon EOS 60D Day 1

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2V9iK5iSj8[/youtube]   This is gonna be awesome. Now that I have the Canon EOS 60d, I better start to learn how to shoot HD Video with it. Here is a short clip taken with the  Canon EOS 60D and EF 85mm F/1.8 and my manfrotto 680b monopod. Settings : Movie Exposure / Mode : Manual […]

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A Different Outlook – Macro

The more I do macro the more I get hooked. Maybe because macro gives me a new way of loooking at things, it gives me a chance to see things the way I have never seen before. Likfe for example the photo of the dandelion above, years ago, I pretty sure I would have never […]

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Down on your knees

dandelions, they’re here, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. Have you ever felt bored about your pictures? Sometimes I do, until I disovered that there are a lot of things down there. Like many others I use to take photos on the eye level standing height, I only take photos of those things I can see, I […]

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One Spring Afternoon – HDR

One Spring Afternoon, originally uploaded by sweetspot@f8. I was confined inside the house all week because of a heel injury. It prevented me from moving and doing a lot of things, including taking photos, but yesterday, when I look at the window I saw the this tree right out my windows and can’t really resist […]

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Welcome Spring 2010

In the US and Canada, Spring 2010 started a week ago last March 20, 2010. Camera : Canon Rebel XS Lens : EF 70-210mm F/4 Macro Exposure: 1/100 Aperture: f/4 Focal Length: 210 mm ISO Speed: 200 Exposure Program: Aperture priority AE

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Goldenrod or Solidago

Goldenrod Flowers Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera Exposure : 1/10 sec at f 4.0 ISO : 100

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White Eupatorium

If I’m not mistaken, these are White Eupatorium and are most common during the fall season. Camera : Sony DSC-V1 Cyber-shot 5MP Digital Camera Exposure : 1/10 sec at f 4.0 ISO : 100

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