Isolation Photo Project, Day 15

Hepatica americana | 6 April, 2020 | FujiFilm X-T2 | Fujinon XF16-55mmF2.8 R LM WR @ 55 mm

The smallest things matter. To distract an anxious mind. Focus on the normal. Nature is a connection to peace of mind. Submitted for Jeff Sinon’s Isolation Photo project and the Princeton Art’s Council’s A Day in the Life project.

Macro Moments Challenge #36 Bokeh

14 April, 2017 | rue anemone | Nikon D5100 | Nikkor AF-S 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6 | f/32 | ISO 3600

The word bokeh is a Japanese loanword to the English language. The term refers to the visual quality of the out-of-focus areas of a photographic image. Note that bokeh is not the same as a blur. Bokeh is the quality of the blur. Visible bokeh is often achieved by shooting at very wide apertures to…

Macro Moments Challenge #35 Hepatica

Hepatica nobilis var. obtusa | 14 April, 2017 | Nikon D5100 | Fujinon 18-55 mm f/3.5-5.6

Over the weekend, I went hiking in the Sourland Mountain Preserve and observed numerous wildflowers along the trail. The flower in the post header is Hepatica. Hepatica (Hepatica Nobilis var. obtusa) is a herbaceous perennial native to eastern North America. Once again, I used the Kenko Auto Extension Tube Set DG but mounted my AF-S…