Macro Compositions

Macro Composition

I am on my way down the mountain to do a lecture at Big Canoe in a few minutes. The lecture is about Macro Photography, and how important it is to treat a macro image as you would a landscape or portrait. Just because the subject is itty bitty, doesn’t mean you don’t place the subject in a location that is pleasing to the viewer. Getting close is one thing, keeping your viewer’s interest is another.

Jumping spider on Daylily. Tamron SP 180mm f3.5 Di Macro lens on a Nikon D-700, Aperture Priority, f22, +.3 stops of exposure compensation, ISO 200, resulting in a shutter speed of 1/125th of a second, Vanguard Alta Pro tripod and SBH head, processed in Photoshop CS5.

Jumping Spider on Daylily T180mm Macro 080311a Edited copy

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2 Responses to “Macro Compositions”

  1. Beautiful!

  2. lilybug1960 Says:

    Thank you!

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