This beetle, the size of a penny, was such a good model for me tonight. It sat on my deck and on this flower with the patience only an invertebrate could have.
That hair! I was never into spiders at all until I got some extension tubes for my camera. Now I can use the 16-50mm kit lens with a extension and focus really close on something so small. Who knew that jumping spiders could be so cute? It’s crazy to think this little fella is only…
Lesson learned. Don’t forget to put the memory card back into the camera before leaving it at the office overnight. It was too dark to get the photos I wanted, but it still made for some interesting texture.
First thing out my front door, a purple flower. Photographing something at night with flash produces some interesting backgrounds that don’t require much in the way of processing but tend to be underexposed.