Okay, I have to confess that I’m stepping out of my comfort zone doing a “from above” shot. But I admire these when I see them, so it’s a new technique for me. I’m enjoying the process though.
Thought I’d share a couple shots first of “my help” today. Apparently Bart thought I had made HIM a new bed!
And then as I was getting ready to shoot, he decided he’d better check out my handywork, making sure everything was “okay”.
And now……on with the final images. And believe it or not, I used my kit lens for all these images. I was using my 50mm lastnight but I couldn’t seem to get an image that was all in focus no matter what I did (I think it could’ve been from my shutter speed being too low though for the main part), then ran out of light and started over this morning with the kit lens. Just goes to show ya, it DOES quite well if that’s all you have with your DSLR.
IMAGE #1 – I wanted everything in view for this first image. I used my tripod and my settings were f/4.2, ISO 400, 1/40 sec. with the 18-105 lens.
IMAGE #2 – I cropped this one a bit, not quite square, just wanted a tighter crop.
IMAGE #3 – I decided to crop this one really tight.
IMAGE #4 – I couldn’t take this set up down without shooting in a normal position. I was a little disappointed in the upper right corner of it where the shower curtain background actually blurred (actually looks like a wall but it’s not) and it’s a bit of a distraction to me (in my opinion) but I still was pretty happy with it.
I’ve been lucky lately and found that the window right in my office is pretty much bright all day long, so that helps if I decide to shoot on a whim.
Hope you enjoyed my post and thanks for stopping by and Have A Creative Day!