Category Archive: dahlia

Spiders, Bee’s and Flowers

Walk-about

Test shots with a 55 year old lens, Takumar 200mm f/3.5. I was really impressed with the Bokeh, Color and Sharpness of this old lens. Nice color. One of our few hot days… Continue reading

Mellow Yellow

Overcast days makes for nice colors I was surprised by the clarity of the bee. Tried to catch the reflection of other flowers. This shot’s hard to capture properly. Practice makes perfect. This… Continue reading

Morning Colors

Got an urge to capture some morning images. It was a great morning to get out and walk-about. Perfect with the flowers, sun and dew. This guy must have been cold, he was… Continue reading

Summer Flowers

Back in the Beautiful Pacific Northwest, with some excellent weather and beautiful flowers. I will miss GA/FL and the adverse beautiful scenery.

Flora

Spot free ladybug, unusual to see. Looks harmless, but is the Tyrannosaurus Rex of the bug world. Used in many gardens for bug control. Dahlia’s and bee’s…perfect match! Used a flash for some… Continue reading

Floaters

Captured these right around twilight, used a strobe and noticed the background almost gone. I used lightroom and underexposed the background to make them float. Camera set to spot meter the rim in… Continue reading

Silky Dahlia

Tested an old 35-105/3.5 macro lens and really loved how the colors and textures turned out. Experimenting with DOF and focus. This is a great flower to shoot all the way through fall.