We had a visit to Twycross Zoo as part of my BSc. Zoology and Film degree course.
I hope that some of these images make it clear why animals do not belong in zoos.
“…this is my dog. She is a black long-coat German Shepherd, full pedigree name Bozeta’s Flame Creek. “
Ok, I really need to get off the theme of close-up plant shots! I’ve got the settings pretty much down, so time to move on… The next post will be completely different. Probably.
With the way the garden is changing so rapidly, with flowers blooming and fading within 24/48 hours, and the fact we’ve had some rain, I thought I’d capture the Bearded Iris while they’re in flower. I love the way raindrops on black Iris look like fat, juicy droplets of blood…
Having read up a little on noise in close up shooting, today I kept the ISO to 400 or below and shot some images. I noticed that it was almost impossible to get a really sharp image (suspect as I was handheld only, but I can shoot sharp close ups by hand normally). I’m guessingContinue reading “Noise”
I decided to experiment a bit today with some close up settings. My own garden seemed like the perfect setting. Keeping ISO below 400 to reduce noise, using as low an aperture as the camera would let me with a shutter speed of around 125. It was all hand held and so there is someContinue reading “May Flowers”