Holiday trimmings

I should be doing a lot more macro work now that Christmas season is upon us.  There are so many colorful and highly detailed decorations all around to capture.  This is an arrangement that I put together featuring a Waterford glass ornament set in a clear glass bowl filled with other old glass ornaments.  I lit these from both above and below to bring out the sparkle of the main subject and to have the background bright as well.

Nikon D7100
Vanguard Altra Pro 263 AT tripod
Nikon 105mm f/2.8 AF Micro-Nikkor
105mm @ f/22 –  1.3 sec – ISO 400

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Author: stgrundy

Photography is my way to capture and share the amazing beauty of God’s handiwork in the people and places that I experience every day. I focus mainly on nature and travel subjects but also do alot of event work for my church and the occasional wedding or portrait session. My residence is Roswell, Georgia – a northern suburb of Atlanta. I try to get around the Southeast as often as possible and would love to explore other parts of the USA and the rest of the world. Member of: Roswell Photographic Society Contributing artist: Getty Images

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