Creating Art with Plant Life Series #2

Posted: February 12, 2016 in Uncategorized
Continuing on with our plant series here is another plant that I found that created some great art. The beautiful lines are what caught my eye. Here is the plant I’m working with.



Great lines in these images and with the help of multiple filters in Nik Software’s Color Efex Pro I added a dramatic look to these images. I used used the available light which was overcast skies, and no added light. The light in the images is just from the filters used in Nik. Because of the depth of these subjects I used f/32 for my f/stop on my Tamron 18-270 lens.





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  1. Hubert Steve Cole says:

    As usual nicely done … some additional questions
    Using the camera you do (24mp?) and the ISO assuming to be the default (200?) what size would be the largest you would print this at least 240dpi? The reason I ask looking to getting a new camera and I would want to print up to 24×36 on Epson Exhibition paper.

    • Mike Moats says:

      Hubert, the camera I have is 16 megs, but when I was in the art show biz, I was printing images at 24X36 from 6 meg cameras. sells my images and they print up to 40×60 from files as small as 5 or 6 meg files, so no you don’t need a 24 meg camera to make large prints.

  2. photowestguy says:

    Hi Mike, very nice images. Would you care to share the Nik filters that you used? Thanks.

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