Macro Monday

Macro Monday - Volume 34

Welcome to Macro Monday - Volume 34. This week I wanted to mix up things a little bit. Instead of working with flowers, I photographed some yummy fruit tortes. These are my favorite from AJ's Fine Foods' bakery department, here in Mesa. I took several images of these divine treats, however these 4 are my favorites.

The above images have all been taken with my Tamron 90mm Macro lens.

For more beautiful macro work, please visit the very talented photographer and my friend, Tiffany Kelly at Tiffany Kelly Photography.

Thank you for stopping by today - until next time - keep smiling :)

Iris (TGTG)

Macro Monday - Volume 33

Welcome to Macro Monday - Volume 33. I just finished up the Visual Voice workshop with the amazing Caroline Jensen. I love her teaching and sweet spirit. I wish I could take a trip to Minnesota to visit with her for a couple of days. I believe that she has about 60 acres surrounding her property. I can listen to her all day. What this workshop taught me is that I am on the right track with my photography. As you all know, I love macro photography...and I love vivid colors. I hope to share more about the class in the weeks to come (after I process all the information). This week I purchased flowers that have vivid colors. I had such a great time working with these Mums (they are part of the Chrysanthemums family). Since Tiffany is talking about creative editing this week in her workshop, I thought I would share some creative edits with you. In fhe first edit I added a texture from the amazing Jan Tyler.

Settings: SS 1/1600- f7.1 - ISO 500 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens- Texture by Jan Tyler

The second image I am sharing with you is only edited in Lightroom with a preset that I have created during my CCL workshop with Caroline Jensen (like I said, she is an amazing teacher)...

Settings: SS 1/500 - f5.6 - ISO 400 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

For more beautiful macro work, please visit the very talented photographer and friend, Jessica Nelson at The Gaggle Photography by Jessica Nelson.

Thank you for stopping by today...until next time, keep smiling.

Iris (TGTG)

Macro Monday - Volume 32

Welcome to Macro Monday - Volume 32. Granted that it was hot this weekend in Arizona, I was able to still get some shooting done. Not only did I shoot with these beautiful Daffodils, but also worked on another class project. Here you can see the beautiful Daffodils that I worked with. However for macro I wanted to get a little more details.

Settings: SS 1/200 - f11 - ISO 800 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

Settings: SS 1/320 - f7.1 - ISO 800 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

Settings: SS 1/200 - f7.1 - ISO 800 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

For more beautiful macro work, please visit the very talented photographer and friend, Jessica Nelson at The Gaggle Photography by Jessica Nelson.

Thank you for stopping by today - until next time - keep smiling.

Iris (TGTG)

Macro Monday - Volume 31

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 31. Whenever possible, I love to work with the intricate flower called Ranunculus. My heart skipped a beat this past week as they were available at Trader Joe's.

Settings: SS 1/800 - f6.3 - ISO 400 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

Although this little bud didn't open, nevertheless I felt compelled to photograph it...

Settings: SS 1/1000 - f6.3 - ISO 500 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

This one is my favorite for this week:

Settings: SS 1/1000 - f6.3 - ISO 500 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

For more beautiful macro work, please visit the very talented photographer and friend, Jessica Nelson at The Gaggle Photography by Jessica Nelson.

Thank you for stopping by today - until next time - keep smiling.

Iris (TGTG)

Macro Monday ~ Volume 30

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 30. Until now, my macro photography consisted of flowers or pastry. However this weekend I was looking for something different. The current state of our backyard is not good; full of weeds. With this being the weeds gave a different subject to photograph this week: a honey bee. :) As soon as I saw that little critter moving toward one of the big weeds, my lens was on him.

Settings: SS 1/800 - f4 - ISO 200 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

Settings: SS 1/800 - f4 - ISO 200 - Tamron 90mm Macro Lens

Tiffany's Macro workshop will start today, March 6th; it is not too late to sign up for it. There are a couple FP seats left. Please check out the details on the Click Photo School homepage.

For more beautiful macro work, please visit the very talented photographer and friend, Amanda Saoud Griffin at Amanda Saoud Griffin.

Thank you for stopping by today - until next time - keep smiling.

Iris (TGTG)