“When one tunes in into nature’s frequency, life becomes change, change becomes hope!”
― Aniekee Tochukwu Ezekiel
This has been a year of change and experimentation for me. It’s all been fairly carefully thought out and exciting. I’ve experimented with new photographic techniques, such as macro photography and new ways of editing, like using some Photoshop plugins to create paintings from my photos. I also experimented with some new varieties of plants in my gardens, breaking away from my go-to plants and placing splashes of colour and multiple layers in the flower beds.
Here I managed to combine several new things into one. The image is a close up, not quite a macro, image of one of my new plants, a pink verbena. I liked how the bright pink just jumps out at me, so I decided to isolate it further, as a colour layer and kept the background back and white. I like the result. Change really can be good!
Nikkor 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 G I AF-S VR Zoom @ 300 mm
1/60 sec, f/5.6, ISO 720