"Macro Art In Nature"

Explorations in the artistic world of macro photography.

Macro – Pear Tree Leaves – Using A Lightbox.

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“Red Leaves”


A touch of “diffused glow” was added through Photoshop to bring out the white areas, and a touch of oversharpening for effects.
They are fun, and very easy to do.


March 6, 2007 - Posted by | abstract, art, blog, botanical, canon, composition, Digital, DSLR, Fine Art Nature Photography, flora, flowers, hiking, horticulture, landscapes, life, macro, Macro Photographer, nature, Nature Photographer, outdoors, paintings, Photo Blog, photoblog, photography, photoshop | , , , , ,


  1. Hey Michael,

    Excellent comp and lighting is awesome.

    Comment by Mike Moats | March 6, 2007

  2. excellent!! we’re all on the same wavelength today, I put up an image of a fern using my lightbox.. creativity, gotta love it ;)
    motormouth/copycat.. heheh

    Comment by Cindy | March 6, 2007

  3. You certainly do come up with some good ideas!

    Comment by Paul | March 6, 2007

  4. Brilliant. the colors have come out very well. lovely processing.

    Comment by Intern | March 7, 2007

  5. I like it. looks even a little clinical…

    Comment by javga | March 7, 2007

  6. That’s really beautiful.

    Comment by deb | March 7, 2007

  7. lovely :)

    Comment by Nicolas | March 8, 2007

  8. Excellent colour, and the detail really shines through! Looks like I need to find myself a lightbox!!

    Comment by owen | March 8, 2007

  9. This is a wonderful technique. Time to dust off the old light box. Thanks Mike

    Comment by Troy | March 8, 2007

  10. Wow!!
    I LOVE IT!

    Comment by Fran | March 10, 2007

  11. Whoops!
    Forgot to come in here to say “thanks” to everyone!! :)

    Comment by macroartinnature | March 10, 2007

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