Posts Tagged ‘moss’

Group of Small Mushrooms

group of small mushrooms in campbell valley park, langley, british columbia
Mushrooms
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   I made this photo in a favourite local park – Campbell Valley Regional Park in Langley, British Columbia. There is not much in the way of wide open scenery here, but it is a great place to focus on smaller things such as mushrooms, wildflowers and occasionally birds. If you have read my previous mushroom posts over on Google+ it will come to you as no surprise that I have not identified this species of mushroom.

   I would normally shoot something like this with my macro lens, but in this case I was not going to be able to get close to this log at all without destroying a lot of underbrush, so I setup my tripod on the trail and used my 70-200mm lens to “get closer”. I am not against placing items in a scene, but for this particular photo I did not place the Maple leaf – it was already laying there. I do have another version of this photo without the leaf, but I believe the above composition is stronger with the leaf in place.

Macro Panorama?

I am sure I am abusing the term panorama by calling this a “macro panorama” but it seems the easiest term for this. Would have been much easier with a panorama specific clamp on my ballhead but I did okay sliding my tripod instead. I wouldn’t want to use that method every time if I were to do a lot of stuff like this though.

8 exposures stitched, Canon EF 100mm f/2.8 macro

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lichen and moss on maple trunk

Whatcom Falls Park – October 2008 – Part I

Last October in Whatcom Falls Park

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Chilliwack River Valley – October 2008

Chilliwack River Valley trip from last October. More Fall colour stuff.

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March 2008 Photos

Cascade Falls

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This one done with HDR. I still think its a bit like cheating.

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iMac Spider

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February 2008 Photos

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Now THAT’S Macro Depth of Field!

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Winter Heather

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Option Paralysis

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Lunar Eclipse Feb 20

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Glen Valley

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Sumas Prairie

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Mt. Baker

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