Category Archives: macro

Day #1459

Day #1459 Title: I See Stars
Location: At home
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 60mm EF-S f/2.8 USM
Notes: I had a new tripod for Christmas, and today was the firs time I had an opportunity to play with it properly. I love the colours of the decorations on my Christmas tree, and so decided to take some long exposure shots of it. These stars are part of the tinsel garland which is wrapped around it.
One Year Ago: Day #1094
Two Years Ago: Day #729
Three Years Ago: Day #364

Day #1448

Day #1448 Title: The Tip Off
Location: At home
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 60mm EF-S f/2.8 USM
Strobist: 1 YN560 from rear through DIY softbox behind opaque perspex and green gel @ 1/128
Notes: Another water drop session in the studio this evening, trying out some different lighting. I thought I would give you something a bit more moody this time.
One Year Ago: Day #1083
Two Years Ago: Day #718
Three Years Ago: Day #353

Day #1409

Day #1409 Title: The Smoke Dragon
Location: At home
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 60mm EF-S f/2.8 USM
Strobist: 1 x YN560 from camera left with DIY snoot @ 1/32, timed with CameraAxe5 and Microphone Sensor.
Notes: I’ve been playing with fire today. There were several nice shapes which formed from my match experiments. I found a good image for today’s MoNovember shot. But by far the best was this Smoke Dragon who appeared as if from nowhere. Must have been Dai’s doing 😉
One Year Ago: Day #1044
Two Years Ago: Day #679
Three Years Ago: Day #314

Day #1407

Day #1407 Title: Frilly Skirt
Location: At home
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 60mm EF-S f/2.8 USM
Strobist: 1 x YN560 from each side with Stofen softbox @ 1/128, timed with CameraAxe5 and Valve Sensor.
Notes: I had great fun playing about with the CameraAxe and Valve sensor for the first time today. A lot of trial and error, some maths and several flat batteries later, I got there in the end. I was pretty pleased with my first efforts. How it was done.
One Year Ago: Day #1042
Two Years Ago: Day #677
Three Years Ago: Day #312

Day #1382

Day #1382 Title: Budding Stems
Location: At home
Camera: Canon EOS 7D / 60mm EF-S f/2.8 USM
Notes: Not a lot of time to come up for air today, as I had to work until 11:30pm finishing off some stuff before going away tomorrow. Don’t you just love it when clients bring forward their deadlines unexpectedly? Argh! Anyway, I managed this shot of my Fatsia japonica in bud during a quick tea break this morning. I’ve taken it before, later in the year and more in flower, but I was intrigued by the shapes the buds made this time.
One Year Ago: Day #1017
Two Years Ago: Day #652
Three Years Ago: Day #287