The two photos below were taken on the west coast (what a great place!) near Sooke, BC. They are taken from the exact same location but by changing the (read more)
I like messing around with photos in Adobe Lightroom as a rule, actually. In this case I took it one step further and took this image into a program called Photomatix. Some people are offended by this as the photographer is seen to be ‘tampering’ with the original image. I am more interested in evoking emotions as opposed to adhering to some sort of code of conduct. Certainly a photographer should never (read more)
When doing macro photography with moving things its always a bit of a tricky endeavour. The macro lens does its magic at very high f-stops and if there is any movement perpendicular to the sensor, the desired part of the image may be out of focus due to the very small depth of field. In this case a calm day and a bug that knows how to hold still are very important to success.
I messed around with the cropping on this one for quite a while until I was happy with it. You should also know that (read more)