Dead of Winter

Posted: January 15, 2015 in Uncategorized
One of the benefits of macro photography is the constantly changing environment. The life cycle of the plants through the warm months changes monthly giving us new subjects to shoot. As we move into the winter months the plants succumb to the cold and die off. The subjects are interesting but lack any color, and tend to be brown and washed out. With these dead subjects we will use the processing software to help give them a more artistic feel, rather than the drab look of a traditional photo. All images were processed with Topaz Simpilfy4.
On my way to Metro Beach Metro Park I stopped at my mom’s house and capture this first image of a single dying leaf of a Japanese Maple. It was one of those rare days of no wind and overcast skies.



Once at the park I wandered through the fields studying all the plants.



















As you can there are lots of artistic subjects even in the Dead of Winter.
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  1. Marilyn says:

    Nice shots, I too enjoy taking pictures of these dried weeds. Esp with hoar frost. The wild grape vines are so cool.

  2. Valerie says:

    Thank you for some inspiration!

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