Tag: Nature

Dried Branch for Day 31 Tree Tuesday

Gear: Olympus OM-D E-M5 16MP Live MOS Olympus 14-150mm f/4.0-5.6 II Lens for Micro Four Thirds Cameras (Black)

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Chinese Bamboo Tree for Day 24 Tree Tuesday

Chinese Bamboo tree or the Lucky Bamboo is one of my favorite plant because it is so easy to care for and according to Asian beliefs especially Chinese, it can bring good luck especially if it was given to you as a gift. But before rushing to your local Asian Mart or flea market to […]

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Branches for Day 17 Tree Tuesday

Today’s Photography Theme is Tree Tuesday. Last week this was the photo  of a tree that I shot on the way to work. This week  I took a photo of this tree that is in front of our house. I wanted to concentrate on the tree itself so I shot it in close-up to minimize […]

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Day 10 -Tree Branches for Tree Tuesday

Olympus E-PL7 16MP PANASONIC LUMIX G Macro Lens, 30mm, F2.8 ASPH

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Day 3 – Rainy Day

It was raining all day so I decided that my photo for today should have something to do with rain. When the rain stop I went out for a walk and found these dried leaves on the sidewalk.

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A Photo from my Sony A6000 Mirrorless Camera

Here’s one shot from my new toy the Sony A6000 with the Sony 18-105mm E PZ F/4 G OSS Lens.  Shot in aperture priority F/4, 1/200, ISO 250 at 105mm.

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Daily Photo – Black Grasshopper

Shot this the other day during my daily walk to the bushes. This is a Lubber Grasshopper, these grasshoppers are eye catching because of their large size and dark colors.  They are unable to fly and as I have notice,sluggish and doesn’t jump away unless they are threaten.

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Daily Photo – Bee On The Job for Bee Thursday

I shot this in one of my daily hikes. Spring is just an exciting time for me, this is when our buggy friends come out to enjoy the weather and feast on different kinds of flowers and plants. Like this Bee who was really working on that flower.

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Praying Mantis for Buggy Friday

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   . In post, I […]

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White Pollen

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   .

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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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Fly and Stink Bug Dynamic Dou

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 .

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Flower and the Fly

  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.

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Lady Bug this Thursday

  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.

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Flamingos for Wildlife Wednesday

This one is from my Archives. This was shot from the National Zoo back in 2010 using a Canon EOS Rebel XS and the beautiful Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM Lens. Added the moderate diffusion using the photoshop plugin Topaz Lens Effect.

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Floral Friday

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 […]

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Lioness

Here’s another photo that I shot last year during the Scott Kelby Worldwide Photowalk that was held Oct 5, 2013.  Here are other photos I shot from the walk. Gear Used: Canon EOS 7D 18 MP CMOS Digital SLR Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L USM Telephoto Zoom Lens

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A Different Color To Look At

This photo was shot with my Full Spectrum converted Olympus 12.3 E-PL1, the Olympus 14-42mm f/3.5-5.6 Ver. II R Lens and I also use the Tiffen 58mm 47 Filter (Blue) to get this amazing color. I also used the Photoshop plugin Topaz Detail to enhanced the detail of the photo. Topaz Detail is a product by Topaz Adjust that […]

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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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The American Bullfrog

This photo was taken at the National Zoo in Washington DC. They have a small pond there with water lily’s and you’ll see these bullfrogs there. Photo was taken with my Canon EOS 60D and the Canon EF 70-200mm f/4 L IS USM in aperture priority at F/4, 1/250, iso 320.

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