Monthly Archives: September 2012

Focus Stacking African Violets

I’ve been trying a bit of focus stacking lately with African violet blooms. The violets were lit with compact fluorescent lights, and I took the shots with my Nikon D300 with a 105mm f/2.8 Micro-Nikkor lens, tripod, using mirror lock-up … Continue reading

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Clawson-Burnley Park Wetlands Area

I have been fascinated this fall by the wetlands area at the Clawson-Burnley Park on the Boone Greenway Trail.  This wetlands area cleans the surface water runoff from a large area of parking lots and playing fields at the Watauga … Continue reading

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Walking the Greenway today was an adventure.  The fog was heavy, early, and every spider web was cloaked in fog droplets, looking for all the world like strings of crystal pearls.  This web was an example that caught my eye … Continue reading

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