Photography

Week 46 – Robin

FlyinthePink

In the Pink

For my birthday this year I got a Lensbaby Composer Pro II and a Sweet Optic 35. I have been inspired by Anita Kram’s work and want to awaken my creative side again. 🙂

The Lensbaby is a challenge and a half to get right with manual focus but this optic is very sharp and I was blown away at the quality! I used a macro converter in this shot and my Canon 6D. I was amazed that I got the fly in focus. 😀

Advertisements
Standard
Photography

Week 45 – Becky

artistnamedbec

Mask

Digging through some boxes in my garage to see what I can get rid of.  Came across 3 Clay Art ceramic masks that I have had stored in boxes for the past 15 years.  Decided to sell them on Ebay since they are not doing me any good just taking up space.  Thought this would make a good weekly photo.  It was singing to me to convert it to black and white 🙂  Shot with my IPhone.  Placed on a black velvet cloth and shot from above.  Not much editing accept converting to black and white.

Standard
Photography

Week 43 – Robin

The_Laughter

The Laugher – Charadra deridens

My husband found this strange looking caterpillar floating on a fake lily pad in our little goldfish pond. He is a little wet but safe now. 🙂 He has one of the coolest faces I have ever seen… so I focused on that. Sunglasses and a smile!

Here is some more information about the species of moth—> The Laugher Charadra deridens

Used the Olympus TG-4 on Microscope mode.

Standard
Photography

Week 41 – Becky

artistnamedbec

Frog

WOW I am so behind with my weekly photos.  Anyway I was monitoring the Chryalis (week 40 post) in hopes of catching the butterfly emerging.  I checked on it for 3 weeks.  Went to do something else for 15 minutes and the butterfly emerged with out me 😦

So I ended getting a photo of this frog on the bark.  Applied Topaz Adjust to make it tiny bit more interesting.  Shot with IPhone 6.

Standard
Photography

Week 41 – Robin

greenBeeOnOrange

Agapostemon splendens


A male agapostemon splendens or “sweat bee”. They like human sweat apparently. I never knew that… Thank you Google. 🙂 They are flashy and pretty like they are dressed up for Mardi Gras!

Used a an Olympus TG-4 on microscope mode with the LED ring light attached.

Standard
Photography

Week 40 – Becky

artistnamedbec

Chryalis of Gulf Fritillary

While examining our gardenia I noticed this Chryalis.  Checked it out online and found it to belong to the Gulf Fritillary butterfly.  It was so cool to watch it move.  Maybe I will get lucky and catch it coming out.  Shot with the Olympus TG4 on microscope mode zoomed in.  Settings were f4.9,1/100sec/18mm/iso800.

Standard