"Macro Art In Nature"

Explorations in the artistic world of macro photography.

“Owyhee Jasper” Rock – Abstract Macro

© 2008 – Michael Brown
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“Owyhee Jasper” – Rock

Michael Brown – Photographer

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August 15, 2008 - Posted by | abstract, art, blog, canon, composition, Digital, DSLR, fauna, Fine Art Nature Photography, flora, flowers, gems, hiking, insects, landscapes, lapidary, life, macro, Macro Photographer, minerals, nature, Nature Photographer, outdoors, paintings, Photo Blog, photoblog, photography, photoshop, rock hound, rocks, slabs, Wildlife | , , , , ,

2 Comments »

  1. What intense colors! Wat kind of processing did you do? Or were these the natural colors of the rock?

    Comment by Massimo | August 15, 2008 | Reply

  2. Massimo, … these are pretty much the colors that you will see.
    With some of the rocks & minerals, those intense colors will come about when you wet the rocks/minerals in order to see those true colors. Some of them can be almost dull and lifeless if not wet when photographed.

    With this image here, I only added a touch of curves in Photoshop, and a hint of color correction on the yellow side to correctly give the sandy background color a more natural look.
    This piece had a overall background color of brown, but this one little small area within the rock had a bit more washed look, which is the reason for the color adjustment in that area of the image.

    Hope this helps Massimo, … and thanks for stopping by!

    Michael

    Comment by macroartinnature | August 16, 2008 | Reply


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