Close Up Challenge

This is the beginning of several images taken in response to Scott Thomas’ challenge for us to work on close up photography. There are 11 pictures following this one. Please feel free to browse through my site and leave comments. Be sure to go to the next page as the  best one is on that page.

African violet ready to bloom

Nikon D300, 105mm lens f/2.8, f/3.3, ISO 141, SS 1/30, matrix metering, manual exposure

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Close Up #1

Silk Flower

Nikon D300, 18-200mm lens f/3.5-5.6, focal range 95mm, f/5.3, ISO 200, SS 1/125,  Esp. Manual, Spot metering, on camera flash.

Close Up Challenge #2

Pink Hyacinth buds, Nikon D300, 18-200mm f/3.5-5.6, focal length 170mm, f/6.7, ISO 200, SS 1/250. Spot metering, on camera Flash used, cropped

Close Up Challenge #3

Pink Hyacinth, Nikon D300, 105mm f/2.8 lens, f/10, ISO 200, SS 1/350, Exp. Manual, Spot metering

Close Up Challenge #4

Hyacinth, Nikon D300,  105mm f/2.8 lens, f/9.0, ISO 200, SS 1/350 Exp. Manual, Spot Metering, cropped

Close Up Challenge #5

Bradford pear blossom, Nikon D300,  105mm f/2.8 lens, f/9.0, ISO 200, SS 1/500, Exp. Manual, Spot metering, cropped for close up.

Close UP Challenge #6

Nikon D300, 105mm lens, ISO 200, SS/1/350, Exp. Manial. Spot Metering, Cropped for closeup

Close Up Challenge #7

Nikon D300, 105mm f/2.8 lens, ISO 200, SS 1/350, Exp. Manual, Spot Metering

Close Up Challenge #8

Backlit Daffodil, Nikon D300. 105mm f/2.8 lens,  f/8.0, ISO 200, SS 1/750, Ex. Manual, Matrix metering

It was quite breezy…the reason for the high shutter speed.

Close Up Challenge #9

African Viloet, Nikon D300, 105mm f/2.8 lens, ISO 100, SS 1/15, Exp. Manual, Matrix metering

Be sure to look at the older entries because there are 2 more challenge photos on that page.

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