Water Flower

There’s an earlier post on this site of a similar flower, with the petals open (taken from about two feet away from this one)… the inside of these looks weird, so I think I like this version better as a “flower photo”… more traditionally flower looking. In particular, I like the sharpness of the petals, […]

Finding Light

Many times, simplicity is the key. What I like about this picture is the simplicity, combined with the angle (looking up from underneath a bit rather than down.) I’m often a fan of the blurred (bokeh) background as well.  Download: Finding_Light-Asgard_Photography_IMG_4622.jpg Camera Settings F-stop: f/22 Exposure: 1/250 seconds ISO: 1600 Focal Length: 250mm 

Fast Food

Weeds aren’t the prettiest flowers, but they must taste just as good. This guy’s wings have seen better days, but he still posed nicely for a few shots. I really liked how the background came out in this – with the blurring and the color patterns. This is a good example of a shot that […]

Spock Flower

I rarely get a photo of a flower or flowers that I’m thrilled with… I’m pretty convinced that 80% of why I take them is some genetic passed-down thing from my dad who was always taking pictures of flowers and plants on trips. In any case, this one reminded me of the flowers that sprayed […]

Hanging Out

There were a handful of butterflies hanging out on the shore of Lake Michigan on my way home from the Upper Peninsula recently. I wanted to switch lenses for my macro (I’d walked to the shore to get landscape shots) and get something more up close and personal, but I was already pushing things with […]