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Posts Tagged ‘Flowers’

Dandelion Inside Out

Dandelion outside I was out the other week taking photos of Bluebells at Stoke Wood and as well as taking macros of the flowers I had some fun with the dandelions too. Using a very short depth of fiel ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Images on May 11, 2011

Lightroom Art

If you’re like me and use Lightroom for developing your images you’re no doubt aware of the great sharpening tools, especially the masking tool – which for those that don’t kno ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Images on April 7, 2011

Spring macros in the park

I was home from work early today, so having woken up thinking I was going to miss out on the beautiful Spring sunshine I was delighted to be able to take a walk around the park with the macro lens. ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Images on April 6, 2011

Dry rose stack

Today I’ve been testing wireless flash after reading two inspirational and information packed books – NK Guy’s ‘Master Canon EOS Flash Photography’ and Syl Arena’s ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Images on March 25, 2011

A walk in the wood

Yesterday’s train failings gave me an unexpected day off and since the sun was shining I took the camera to the local wood. There are no bluebells just yet in the wood but give it a few weeks an ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Images on March 15, 2011

Exercise 14: Positioning a point

Objective: To take four images that show how positioning a point in different parts of the frame, experimentin with how the image is affected by placing the main focus of the image in different place ... Continue Reading

Posted in 03. Elements of Design, OCA Learning Log, TAOP Exercises, The Art of Photography on March 12, 2011

A couple of quick macros

Before heading out on our trip to Stowe Landscape Gardens in June I was having a quick play with my Tamron 180mm macro in the garden. Only took a few shots of the stigma and stamens from this one Lily ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Images on August 20, 2010

Helicon Focus – mini review

A couple of weeks ago I posted a couple of focus-stacked flower shots. These were taken and stacked using a free programme called Combine Z which did an impressive job. In the last posted I commented ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Reviews on August 13, 2010

Clematis & Hover Fly macro

The Clematis have just started to come out in Clare’s garden and look absolutely fantastic. Obviously that called for getting the macro lens out given my love of flower photos. All of the shots ... Continue Reading

Posted in Blog, Gallery, Images, Wildlife on August 10, 2010