As I got out of my car at the trail head for this morning’s hike, I decided to make it a macro-only day. After gearing up and getting my pack on, I headed out on the trail.
It’s fun taking the hike with the plan to think only in macro terms. To be honest, I really had two goals. First, to have a fast pace on the hike because I had a tight morning schedule. The second was to only take pix with my 85mm f.3.5 macro lens.
The truth is that while I wanted to go quickly, I was frequently slowed down by all the fun things to shoot on the trail.
Yes, even the photo of the tree below was taken with that lens. When I saw the lens, I immediately thought of my friends, and world famous photographer, Richard Barron. These type of trees always make me think of him.
I am definitely going to do this again soon. However, when I do, I am going to bring the tripod. I like the shots best when I have a steady camera and I can also stack to gain that depth of focus.
Enjoy the last couple pix. Stay tuned for more macro fun!