Recently, I’ve been practicing taking macro shots. I really think macro is cool. I love how it captures the most vivid details of a subject. I love how it emphasize texture and color. So every chance I get, I practice.
One cool saturday afternoon in April, I went camping with two other friends (details will be on a seperate post…promise!). We went to Cebu’s highest peak, Osmena and after lunch, the two decided to take a nap. I was left alone with my camera and with nothing to do. Then, I happened upon two snails, idly sitting on a rock. I took my camera and proceeded to do the most sensible thing I can think of, take photos.
Before we go to the snails though, let me give you a glimpse of where I went to…
This is Cebu’s highest peak. It’s still considered a minor climb for experienced mountaineers but it sure offers one hell of a hike and th view is beyond awesome!
*obviously, i’m not a mountaineer coz any mountain is AWESOME for me*
And now we get to business. Here are the snails I was talking about…
He was kind of shy at first.
And then this…
As I have mentioned, this is one shy snail. But we’re getting there…
If this snail has a facebook account, this will be the profile photo. Kind of reminds me of those girls with pseudo-demure profile photos.
I told tou, we’re getting there. This is the “i’m shy bit sure you can take my photo” look.
…this one is like a mug/ID shot
I imagine him screaming at me, wondering why i’m putting him through this.
The booby shot…you know, like those girls who pretend to take photos of their outfit but just really want to show off their boobs? This is basically it…
The body shot
And i know you might be wondering why there is only one snail here when i mentioned “snails”. Well, here she is…
They just met and they are checking each other.
Busted! She seemed to think the camera cap is more interesting.
…So there. I spent the afternoon bothering two. I took a lot of photos actually…an overkill I know. But hey, practice makes perfect right?
So….what do you think? Any suggestion on how to better take macro shots?