Let’s get Close Up

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Close Up.”

This weeks photo challenge was to do with macro work. I know the weekly photo challenge is only supposed to be one photo but I decided to post a few photos that I was pleased with.

All photos were taken with the Fujifilm Finepix HS20EXR.

I’m not going to add anything further in the way of text, simply add the photos (EDIT: some EXIF now added). I hope you like them.

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Aperture priority: f/3.2, 1/90sec, ISO200, +0.3 step, pattern metering

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Manual: f/2.8, 1/200sec, ISO200, pattern metering

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Aperture priority: f/4.5, 1/240sec, ISO100, -1 step, pattern metering

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Manual: f/4, 1/640sec, ISO200, pattern metering

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Manual: f/11, 1/200sec, ISO400, pattern metering

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Manual: f/4, 1/160sec, ISO400, pattern metering

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Manual: f/4.5, 1/800sec, ISO200, pattern metering

Published by neiltorr

Amateur photographer, interested in books, music, aviation, historical buildings, nature. I'm an active athlete (sort of) and qualified sprints coach. I work in IT

9 thoughts on “Let’s get Close Up

    1. Thank you 🙂

      These were a mix of using manual and aperture priority, though now I tend to work in aperture priority so pick what feels right – usually as wide open as the aperture will go. The manual ones were very much experimentation and hoping I managed to get something right.

      I’ve added some of the EXIF now to the photos so hope this helps. As a quick note as well the 2 photos of the bee on the lavender did have to have some work done to achieve what is here in post processing but the others are untouched aside from cropping.


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