f/2.8 – 1/200s – ISO 100 – 60mm
This entry was posted on May 12, 2013 by caleephotography. It was filed under Canon 60D, Canon EF-S 60mm f/2.8 Macro USM, nature and was tagged with closeup, fern, photography, spring.
Beautiful! I love fern just before it uncurls. Have to get to the forest to snap some of those, too…
May 12, 2013 at 5:51 PM
Thanks Kiki! Me too, I’ve been going to the forest once a week to follow the developments.. I still haven’t got exactly the picture I want, but maybe next week… 😉
May 12, 2013 at 5:56 PM
This is wonderful, Calee!
May 12, 2013 at 6:30 PM
Thanks so much, Lisa! I love fern, especially now in the spring 🙂
May 12, 2013 at 6:33 PM
May 12, 2013 at 6:34 PM
Thank you, Giuseppe! 🙂
May 12, 2013 at 6:36 PM
Lovely. They are amazing. I’ve been taking some photos of them this weekend – still to process, but they will appear on my blog soon!
May 12, 2013 at 6:35 PM
Thank you! I’ll keep an eye out for your fern shots!
May 12, 2013 at 6:38 PM
Very nice. One of my favorite subjects. I know that poor lighting can be a challenge under a forest canopy, but I would try for just a tad more depth of field.
May 12, 2013 at 7:27 PM
Thanks Nick! It wasn’t too dark, but the background looked cluttered.. I’m going back to the forest again, hoping to take a good fern shot when they open up just a little bit more.
May 12, 2013 at 7:52 PM
Gotcha. Have fun and good luck!
May 12, 2013 at 11:07 PM
Thanks Nick! Friendly feedback like this is the best reason for keeping blogging. I really appreciate your input! 🙂
May 13, 2013 at 5:10 PM
One of my favorite plant subjects – they’re so cool as they uncurl. I agree on the DOF – just a bit more so the fern is in focus but the background stays blurred. But nice shot anyway.
May 13, 2013 at 1:57 AM
Thanks Kevin! I’ll make a new attempt next weekend 🙂
May 13, 2013 at 5:19 PM
Lovely monochromatic image with nice composition. Robyn
May 12, 2013 at 7:57 PM
Thanks very much, Robyn!
May 12, 2013 at 8:04 PM
Calee, our ferns are at about the same stage that yours are at. I love how prehistoric they look. One of my boys was afraid of bracken fronds when he was a toddler.
Blessings ~ Wendy
May 12, 2013 at 8:38 PM
Yes! Now that you mention it- there IS a prehistoric look about them 🙂 Not sure why, but there is. Hugs Wendy!
May 13, 2013 at 4:57 PM
Unfurling ferns are amazing, and this is a nice capture of one!
May 12, 2013 at 8:47 PM
Thanks so much, Andelieya! One of the nicest thing in spring is seeing how plants and flowers develop, you can almost see the change day by day. 🙂 If I’m lucky enough to get some good shots, more fern pictures will follow soon.
May 13, 2013 at 5:05 PM
That would be so nice, Calee! I took some fern shots myself not long ago at the Japanese Tea Garden at SF’s Golden Gate Park. I should post one for you if you like. I also painted a little postcard-size fern (though not a very good one) from a photo a friend of mine took in Hawaii. You can see it here: http://andelieya.wordpress.com/2012/11/13/fern/
May 13, 2013 at 5:36 PM
Yes, please post it! Nice painting. 😉
May 13, 2013 at 5:54 PM
Will do! And you do not have to comment. 😉
May 13, 2013 at 6:03 PM
Such beauty in simplicity.
May 12, 2013 at 9:33 PM
Sometimes (or most times!), the most beautiful things are the simple things. 🙂 A wild flower, a duck, dew in grass,….
May 13, 2013 at 5:06 PM
The background is really nice too.
May 12, 2013 at 10:54 PM
Thanks Lyle! Actually the fern itself didn’t come out exactly the way I wanted it to, but the background did! I’m feeling positive, so I see the glass as half full 😉
May 13, 2013 at 5:09 PM
I love ferns when they are at the fiddlehead stage and this is a beautiful shot.
May 13, 2013 at 12:05 AM
Thanks Mike, me too! I didn’t know it was called that, so thanks for the English lesson as well 🙂
May 13, 2013 at 5:18 PM
I love the way ferns come to life. You rally captured that amazing event.
May 13, 2013 at 3:36 AM
Thanks so much, Charlie! Very kind. 🙂
May 13, 2013 at 5:20 PM
Lovely shot – ferns are so beautiful just before unfolding
May 13, 2013 at 4:49 PM
Thanks Tina! I just learned that it’s called “fiddlehead” and it’s my favorite stage of the fern’s developments. 🙂
May 13, 2013 at 5:21 PM
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Now, that’s a curl! 😀
May 14, 2013 at 4:55 PM
Yay for curls 😉
May 14, 2013 at 6:16 PM
May 15, 2013 at 8:01 PM
Wonderful macro! Love the little curl!
May 14, 2013 at 9:05 PM
Thanks a lot, Susan! i love these curly ones too 🙂
May 15, 2013 at 5:39 PM
I love ferns, and green, and curves. 🙂
May 16, 2013 at 5:42 PM
Me too!! All of the above 😀
May 16, 2013 at 7:01 PM
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