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Thursday, August 2, 2012

July Photo Project ~ kit lens

I use my kit lens (3.5-5.6/18-55) a lot and therefore I'm more familiar with it. It's, shall we say, the standby for a quick grab of the camera and snap of the picture. Therefore, for this exploration I concentrated more on composition and simplicity. I worked at setting up little vignettes of everyday ordinary things. I also made myself use the tripod again. No captions this time; it's pretty obvious what they are!






















One more lens exploration...the brand new 2.8/100 macro!
Wish me luck!!!

6 comments:

  1. Ya know, I'm already inspired by your photography, and here it just keeps gettin' better!

    I recognized some tatting under those cute little baby shoes.

    Good luck exploring with that new lens!

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  2. I love the bold colors of the cupcake holders. What an unusual spool of thread. Never had seen one like it before. Keep the photos coming.

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  3. I'm enjoying your experiments, Cathy. That red apple looks so lovely and I love the cupcake holders because of their cheerful colours and the way you have dis-arranged them! Good luck with your new lens, I'm sure you're learning a lot just by doing these exercises! Have a lovely weekend!

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  4. Cathy - your lens exploration has been a rousing success - with one more to go. I think it has really challenged you to expand yourself technically and explore composition very unique ways. I love your vignettes - don't sell yourself short on your ability to set up engaging little scenes. My favorites are the cupcake liners and the carton of eggs.

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  5. the photo of the egg carton is extraordinary. the tones, the composition, the focus. seriously beautiful!!

    the kit lens is pretty much my standby too. wish it had a little better bokeh but it's perfect for capturing those "everyday" moments.

    great series with your lens exploration!

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  6. A macro lens, sound like fun....I've never even touched one of these.

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