The Selfie

The Selfie

The Selfie

This week the Weekly Photo Challenge is the Selfie, something I’ve done way too many times I think. In fact I even wrote about the art of the selfie here on the blog a few years ago….

Why have I taken so many selfies? Well, it’s not because I enjoy editing pictures of myself that’s for sure. But, I’ve spent so much time experimenting with lighting that I’ve seem to have run out of subjects who are willing to sit for me for any length of time. Even the cats give me a dirty look when I pull out my camera. So I’m left with only one willing  (kind of) and mostly cooperative subject….

 

 

 

Community

Community

This week’s Weekly Photo Challenge is community. I’m pretty sure they weren’t expecting this kind of community when they made that challenge but here it is. It seems all creatures create their own community doesn’t it? These little guys didn’t do … Continue reading

Rainy Days and Macro Photography

Rainy Days and Macros

Rainy Days and Macros

We’ve had a lot of rain for the last month or so, although I suppose I shouldn’t complain too much. South of us they’re getting a lot more than just rain. Besides, it gives me a subject to shoot and an opportunity to work with my macro, well, between showers anyway.

Rainy Days and Macros

Rainy Days and Macros

Rainy Days and Macros

Rainy Days and Macros

Seriously, 12800 ISO ?!!!

Had the opportunity to use a D3s this week….so I may be nerding a bit here. We call this ‘work related training’…..

Have I mentioned lately that I love my job?

5:08pm ISO 4000 1/2500 f8 Nikon 60mm f2.8D

5:08pm ISO 4000 1/2500 f8 Nikon 60mm f2.8D

5:12pm ISO 4000 1/2500 f5.6 Nikon 60mm f2.8D

5:12pm ISO 4000 1/2500 f5.6 Nikon 60mm f2.8D

5:59pm ISO 2000 1/8000 f2.8 Sigma 70-200 f2.9

5:59pm ISO 2000 1/8000 f2.8 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

7:36pm ISO 6400 1/1250 f5.6 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

7:36pm ISO 6400 1/1250 f5.6 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:09pm ISO 6400 1/800 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:09pm ISO 6400 1/800 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:25pm ISO 6400 1/640 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:25pm ISO 6400 1/640 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:31pm ISO 12800 1/400 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:31pm ISO 12800 1/400 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:34pm ISO 12800 1/500 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8

8:34pm ISO 12800 1/500 f5 Sigma 70-200 f2.8