All posts filed under: Close-Up

Dragonfly

I found this dragonfly stuck in a spider’s web, trying in vain to free itself. I managed to set it free only to notice that he or she was unable to fly away. Upon closer inspection, I realized it had a twig stuck in one […]

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Baby Robin

This baby Robin fell out of a tree at my parent’s and was hopping around the back yard. When my son first discovered it, the baby’s parents were nearby chirping away and swooping in. Later in the afternoon, I assume they abandoned their offspring, as […]

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Angela

Angela was our second model from our outdoor fashion shoot at a Victoria shopping center. Our group photographed her first, during the desired evening magic hours: golden hour and blue hour.

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Muirina Fae

The human form, elegantly simple. For the past two weeks, we have been photographing the human form. We use light to emphasize shape and texture. The results are beautiful.

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Lighting with a Cookie

My homework for last week’s class was to experiment with lighting my subject with a “cookie” to create an interesting pattern of light, in addition to playing with the direction of the light. I am looking forward to this week’s class and what I will […]

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Raining in the Garden

It seems like it has been raining non-stop on Vancouver Island. So, I wrapped my camera in plastic today and set out in my little flower bed in the back yard. I changed things up a bit and used my flash off camera fitted with […]

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Prairie Coneflowers

According to the local weather forecast, we are in for a week of clouds and rain. So today, I am infusing myself with a splash of colour with this image I shot this past summer while visiting home.

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