Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Weird Plants

Bracken Fern

Mares Tail or Horse Tail? (Not sure on this one)

Lily of some sort I'm thinking. Found this in a very dark shaded part of the woods.

6 comments:

  1. Great images.. Good macro. Congrats..

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  2. Usually all we notice are the fully developed colorful flowers from such plants. Involve a nice camera and lens capable of shooting the smaller details of same plants and our world becomes more interesting with weird details of what we are not familiar. Nice shots!

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  3. Great detail in these photos! I really like the bottom shot. Reminds me of a Venus Flytrap.

    Does the 18-300 let you get pretty close? The 28-300mm lets me get within about a foot of the subject, I'm guessing the 18-300mm is about the same?

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    1. I think I recall seeing the specs for the 18-300 and 28-300 and that the minimum distance was almost the same... 12 or 14 inches or so. The 18-300 seems to to a pretty good job of the close in shots as far as detail and sharpness.

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  4. Great find Paul! In my opinion, I think you should try spot metering, and a flash with these closeup shots.

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