Spring Is Coming–Beat The Winter Doldrums

March 15th, 2010 by Mike Moats

This is the time of year I get tired of winter up north here in Michigan and have to get creative to shoot. The University of Michigan runs a Botanical garden so I will go there some days, or I shoot some stuff indoors at home like feathers, agate slab stones, flowers, sea shells, butterfly mounts, leaves I've dried from the fall, etc.

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Gerbera Flowers shot with Tamrom 60mm macro

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Nautilus Shell, shot with Tamron 90mm macro

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Turkey Feather, sprayed with water, shot with Tamron 90mm macro

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Printed one of my ice images, added the butterfly mount on top of the print, did some color processing. Shot with Tamron 60mm macro.

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Shot at the Botanical garden, U of M.Shot with Tamron 90mm macro

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Agate Slab Stone, Shot with Tamron 90mm macro with 25mm extension tube.

So, be creative and shoot regardless of the weather outside!

You can visit Mike's blog here:  Tiny Landscapes

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