Camera Play

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I want to take my photography one step further. My goal is to truly understand and utilize apertures, shutter speeds, ISO, etc. Thankfully I have a very adept husband who is willing to share his passion (and camera lenses) with me.

My desire to make some changes in my photography have been further peaked from all the information I find on different blogs. I specifically like some of the challenges out there. So I've decided to take the plunge and I will be attempting to keep up with the weekly challenges from


This week's challenge: Macro. Get up close to the object.

This is a close up of a spider web attached to our peony and lily plants in the front yard. I tweaked the pic in lightroom with a preset titled Velvia and played around with the brightness. I love playing with effects. Lightroom along with photoshop are becoming my new favourite tools. Hope you like my macro picture. I do.


Boy Crazy said...

very cool shot! i love the colors, too.

September 17, 2009 at 8:33 PM  

very very cool! Halloweeny :)

September 17, 2009 at 8:48 PM  
Kristi said...

good shot. i wonder if the spider was watching you!

September 18, 2009 at 8:21 AM  
Lorena said...

I love it! The spider web is such a fun photo... where's the spider? She's out to lunch? =)

September 18, 2009 at 10:26 AM  
Heather said...

that was so
Like it!!!

September 19, 2009 at 5:47 PM  
Vera said...

This really came out so beautiful, and the colors are so vibrant!

September 19, 2009 at 8:57 PM