Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Simple DIY Home Water Drop Studio

Figured while the kids were napping I'd take a few minutes to try my hand at water drops.

First, the setup:

Ziploc bag partially filled with water and Scotch taped to the cabinetry above the sink.


Nikon D300s and Sigma 70-200 f/2.8 with Phottix wireless remote shutter release and SB-400 on an SC-17 cable. Aperture set to f/11, shutter at 1/320th, manual focus.


Next, making the drops:

Used a razor blade to put a very small slice in the bag to create a constant, yet slow drip.


Results:



Friday, December 25, 2009

Sigma 70-200 f/2.8

 

 

 


Test shots with my new Sigma 70-200 f/2.8
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Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Mayo Support Center


Mayo Support Center, originally uploaded by cwnauman.

-8* F today but I just had to get out and take some photos, including this 5 exposure HDR image of the Mayo Support Center North.

Monday, November 16, 2009

My Sunday Project

 

We decided to hang the TV on the wall over the weekend and it became my little project on Sunday afternoon.
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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Girdie


Girdie, originally uploaded by cwnauman.

Girdie striking a pose for me... she heard from Bessie that there was a model shoot and didn't want to be left in the cold.

Pheasant in Flight

 

Another bad focus job by yours truly... one of these days I'll get my shot!
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Saturday, November 7, 2009

Sigma 18-50 F/2.8 HSM Macro

 

Sample photo taken with my Nikon D90 and Sigma 18-50 F/2.8 HSM Macro

Needless to say, I love this lens.
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Nikon D90, Sigma 18-50 HSM Macro, Nikon SB-400


Nikon 90, originally uploaded by cwnauman.

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Like Father, Like Son


Like Father, Like Son, originally uploaded by cwnauman.

Chances are, his photo turned out better than mine!

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Halloween 2009

Halloween was a success this year.


Brooklyn: Widow bride (dressed in black)

Lauryn: Princess

Landon: The Hulk (see photo below)

Crystal and I went as 80's rockers...





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