Posts tagged “Macro Photography

Extreme Macro Monday Takes a Pause

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A detail from a piece of discontinued paper currency.


Extreme Macro Monday

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The rim of a glass lit from below becomes something else entirely.


Extreme Macro Monday

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The portion of a decade’s old discontinued currency struck me as good example of abstract art.


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A piece of back-lit silk. Bold strokes of what could have been a lively piece of modern art.


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Taking advantage of the wonderful designs of discontinued paper currency from around the world.


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A piece of silk at 4x life. I am aiming for designs that please the eye. More to come.


Extreme Macro Monday

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This a backlit photograph of part of a silk handkerchief. With silk and thin fabrics I have found backlighting provides adequate light and fewer highlights.


Extreme Macro Monday

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I found some old foreign currency. The designs were begging for a close up.


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Sometimes the buttons close up look like a cluster of planets.


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A find in a jar of old buttons is finally proving useful.


Extreme Macro Monday (Two Photographs)

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This is a silver button shot in colour. I noticed a nearby table lamp was giving interesting colour to the button so I added some colour filters for effect.


Extreme Macro Monday

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A button. You can clean small things thoroughly but there is almost always dust or anomalies. Sometimes it’s good but most of the time its something that needs fixing. In this case it’s the nature of the material.


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Some back lit cloth


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At 2x life a broach said to contain a piece of Inca cloth.


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What looks like an ancient map is actually a part of a gem in a pendant ostensibly from Mongolia. 2x life


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To misquote Aristotle, parts of the whole are sometimes more interesting than the entirety in Macro.


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Costume jewelry at 2x life. Good subjects are hit or miss. You need to take stacked shots to see the results. In this case 50 shots were taken to get the result you see.


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This is part of an amber broach at 2x life size.


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Now working on costume jewelry at 2.5 x life with interesting results.


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A gothic G on the end of a spoon. 2x


Extreme Macro Monday (Three Photographs)

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The first is a grain of salt at 10X and the second is grains of salt at 4x. Finally the set up I shot. Let’s just say 10X is a challenge.


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This is a backlit old tie of mine shot at 5x life.

 


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An old tie lit from behind, using a straw coloured filter for effect (5X life).


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Portion of a Kleenex box at 10x life. Good old fashioned dot matrix printing.