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Monday, April 14, 2008

At The Park Today

I stopped at the park for a little while on the way home today to capture the most beautiful day with a beautiful sky...full of amazing clouds!

I started with some HDR shots with my Nikon 18-200mm VR.

WHen I was here I felt like I was walking throuhg a Fairy Tale!

And then I switched to my Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AF-S Micro Lens to give it a run for it's money!

I'm trying to get the hang of shooting REALLY close with the lens to get that really abstract-y look for flower photography.

The hardest part was focusing on the flowers when the wind kept blowing (Grrrrrrrrr!) AND I was using a tripod! So many were sent to the recycle bin when I got home but these were the ones that I kept that I loved!!

The ones that appealed to me most today were the very abstract flower shots below. I just feel like they would make great abstract art pieces to hang on the wall.

A little more realistic macros for you:

What a beautiful day to be out and about! I need to go back though and keep practiing and practicing these abstract macros. The focus is the hardest part!


Julie said...

Great job on those macros!!! I also love the ones with the gazebo! Great stuff!!

You know, that macro abstract art could be a selling item on your website. I would keep developing that idea. They look great!!

Heather said...

What a gorgeous park! I love the 1st photo in the park series. It's dreamy!!!

Out of your macro shots 1, 5 & 6 appeal to me the most-especially 5. I would buy 5 in a heartbeat and I don't have anything around the house with that color! :)

Colin Butterworth said...

My god, that first shot of the park is fantastic. Well framed, composed and dramatic! Outstanding!

M Palmer said...

Incredible Shots!!!

Mr. Gorb said...

Colonial park always looks so magical through your eyes.

Nice pistils!

Oscar said...

The park photos look like something make believe! Very Cool!

Sarah said...

Wow - the park definately looks like something out of fairytale land. Your photos are magnificent Jen!

Jen Weaver Photography said...

Thank you so much for all of your comments!! :)

Donna Boucher said...

Amazing photography Jen!!! Wow!

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