March 28, 2018

It's now time for more still life. This is the flower of the day . I have dimmed the light down to a point where I have shown the depth of the centre of the flower. I have softened the shadows right down to enhance the contrast across the flower.

March 24, 2018

I took this photo by pointing the light down so the lower portion of the flowers was brighter than the upper  portion of the flowers. I also, manually focused on the front of all three flowers so the the centres structure could be shown with great detail....

March 19, 2018

A break from the all the action, to something  diffrent.  Lining up boats to start racing.  This photo is how you would set  and line up the race boat  You have got to make sure there is a break between waves to take the boat out to the water.  How I took the photo, wa...

March 18, 2018

I am taking a rest from  still life photography to concentrate on sport photography for the weekend.  This photo was taken at the Sunshine Coast; it's of surfboat action.  What I was trying to achieve was to show how hard  it is to take a surfboat (an oversized rowing...

March 17, 2018

Another day of the still life photo shoot  with a purple flower as the flower of the day.  The light was shining from the side of the photo. I  would direct the light source  with a slight angle to the flower so the light would make the shadows pop out of the flower pe...

March 15, 2018

This is the third photo in the photo shoot.  The light is directed at the front of the flower to show the middle of the flower. I tried to  show the depth of the centre of the flower by  pointing the light in the right direction so the midddle of the flower  lights up,...

March 13, 2018

Today I took photos of a different flower . I have been working on  focusing  on  the right place of the flower using the manual focus setting on my camera as you can see with this photo that I took today.

March 12, 2018

I am working on an idea  with a theme of taking photos of flowers and freezing them as a part of still life. So today I took this  photo: it's a pink flower on which I have sprayed some water, with a black back drop that I have set up behind th...

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