Here is something we can learn from glendamaree about the techniques and story behind this awarded photo.

1. glendamaree,where did you take this photo?

I took this photo at Notely Fern Gorge. Notley Fern Gorge is a remnant patch of rainforest above the Tamar Valley located in Northern Tasmania - Australia

2. What time of day?

The photo was taken on a very cool winter's afternoon at 4.30pm.

3. Anything worth sharing about lighting?

The late afternoon natural light was just perfect for this shot.

4. What equipment did you use?

Camera - Nikon D5100 @ 0.4sec., f/8, ISO-200
Lens - Nikkor Micro 60mm f/2.8 Lens
Handheld shot, no flash

5. What inspired you to take this photo?

I love macro photography, and I am always googling awe inspiring images.
I also love exploring in the great outdoors, looking for nature's little wonders to photograph.

6. Did you do any post-processing? if yes, tell us about it!

The photo has had only minor adjustments...brightness/contrast/colour/sharpness...using photoshop elements 10

7. What equipment do you normally have in your bag?

Nikon D5100
Nikon D7000
Various Lenses - The Tokina 11-16, Nikkor Micro 60, Nikkor Micro 105, Nikkor 55-300 and Nikkor 50 (Nifty Fifty)are my favourites
ND and polarizing filters
Tripod, Spare batteries and SD cards
Cleaninng stuff

8. Any advice for others trying to capture something similar?

Shoot in manual mode, look for great natural lighting, be prepared to get down on your hands and knees and get dirty!
Explore, experiment and get creative with your camera.

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little yellow mushroom by glendamaree
little yellow mushroom

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As the sun goes down... by GlendaMaree


DSC_9160 by GlendaMaree