Posts tagged: macro

Ice Macro

By , February 15, 2012 9:40 pm

The lake ice heaved quite a bit, creating many interesting ice photo opportunities.

Outdoor Macro Photos (Dec. to Feb.)

By , February 5, 2012 9:00 pm

Here are some of my most recent macro photos with my new lens. They were taken at Todmorden Mills, in my backyard, and at Cottonwood Flats in the Don Valley. This new lens requires me to get much closer to objects, so I am still working on getting the focus just right!

Winter Macro III (Found Colour)

By , December 30, 2011 5:57 pm

Here are the hidden coloured gems of winter, found mostly on ground level.

Winter Macro (or the Opposite of Colour)

By , December 30, 2011 5:50 pm

Here are some photos from my first attempt at winter macro. It was minus 11 outside! These pictures were taken on December 29 when there was at least a bit of sunshine.

Winter Macro II (Even Less Colour)

By , December 30, 2011 5:49 pm

On December 30 the light was flat most of the time, making it extremely difficult to capture anything other than the inherent grayness and brownness of winter.

August details up-close

By , August 21, 2011 11:57 am

I got bitten all over taking these simple photos. I’m not sure they were worth it, however. I did discover that my interest in macro photography is not primarily artistic – I have very little artistic ability. It’s more about using the macro lens as a microscope, to see the tiny details that are not visible to the naked eye.

Calm before the marking storm

By , June 18, 2011 11:29 pm

Thursday and Friday I marked a set of essays. Monday I will be finishing another set. Then next week I have three exams in two days. I decided to take it easy today. Here are my pictures.

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