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Forbidden Fruit Macro…

by on Jun.27, 2013, under Life, Photography

During our macro day at the Royal Botanic Gardens I found this interesting set of flower heads atop this plant (a Canna Lily I think) and decided to use off camera light to turn day into night. I shot stopped down (f/16) at my camera’s sync speed (1/200th) and used my LED macro ring light and my SB-900 flash handheld to provide the lighting


Fruit - Macro

NIKON D600 + 90.0 mm f/2.8 @ 90 mm, 1/200 sec at f/16, ISO 100

and this one where I tried controlling the spill of light to keep it off the background (closer and more angled) which I’ve converted to monochrome. Unfortunately in the process of keeping the light off the background leaves it’s also made the light very flat on the pods and well….

Forbidden Fruit

Forbidden Fruit

NIKON D600 + 90.0 mm f/2.8 @ 90 mm, 1/200 sec at f/16, ISO 100

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