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Woodland Macro Photography - Photographing Mushrooms & Toadstools
Posted By: Sunburn, 10-15-2019, 01:12 AM

The autumn months are drawing in along with the dark nights and short days so what better opportunity then to visit my local woodland for a spot of macro photography to photograph the mushrooms and toadstools that are popping out from the woodland floor.


The recent wet, dreary and mild weather here in the UK has provided perfect growing conditions for the woodland mushrooms, toadstools and fungi especially in my local woodland where several old trees have fallen, and broken branches of old dead and decaying wood litter the woodland floor.

Wandering around your local woodland can reveal a host of secrets and little scenes in miniature to photograph, however it takes a while for you photographers eye to focus in on the mushrooms and toadstools that make their homes in the wet nooks and crannies of the the dead wood.

Allowing your eye adjust to the challenge is the key thing to remember and having a dedicated macro lens really helps bring the miniature subjects to life once you have found them within the chaos of the woodland environment.

So why not join me on this little amble into the woods as I try to find some interesting Macro photography compositions, armed with my trusty Pentax K1 and 100mm f/2.8 Pentax Macro Lens. Where I make the Mushrooms and Toadstools the focus of the compositions and introduce you to some little creepy crawly friends I made along the way

I would love to hear your thoughts on my little adventure and the images produced, so why not leave a comment, like and subscribe

Comments, suggestions always welcome.

Regards
Geoff

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for me, a little bit of DOF more would be better.. after that i like the composition an the colors

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Lovely photos!

The video was a great addition, and thanks for the tip on the small led lighting setup. I've used ring flash but will have to see about using continuous lighting as well.
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Wow, just like in a fairy tale! <3

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Lovely photos!

The video was a great addition, and thanks for the tip on the small led lighting setup. I've used ring flash but will have to see about using continuous lighting as well.
Thank you for the feedback.

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Wow, just like in a fairy tale! <3
Thank you. I quite enjoyed having a go at doing some Macro, so planning on my next attempt already.

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QuoteOriginally posted by Sunburn Quote
The autumn months are drawing in along with the dark nights and short days so what better opportunity then to visit my local woodland for a spot of macro photography to photograph the mushrooms and toadstools that are popping out from the woodland floor.

Woodland Macro Photography | Photographing Mushrooms & Toadstools | Geoff Moore Photography - YouTube

The recent wet, dreary and mild weather here in the UK has provided perfect growing conditions for the woodland mushrooms, toadstools and fungi especially in my local woodland where several old trees have fallen, and broken branches of old dead and decaying wood litter the woodland floor.

Wandering around your local woodland can reveal a host of secrets and little scenes in miniature to photograph, however it takes a while for you photographers eye to focus in on the mushrooms and toadstools that make their homes in the wet nooks and crannies of the the dead wood.

Allowing your eye adjust to the challenge is the key thing to remember and having a dedicated macro lens really helps bring the miniature subjects to life once you have found them within the chaos of the woodland environment.

So why not join me on this little amble into the woods as I try to find some interesting Macro photography compositions, armed with my trusty Pentax K1 and 100mm f/2.8 Pentax Macro Lens. Where I make the Mushrooms and Toadstools the focus of the compositions and introduce you to some little creepy crawly friends I made along the way

I would love to hear your thoughts on my little adventure and the images produced, so why not leave a comment, like and subscribe

Comments, suggestions always welcome.

Regards
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Very nice shot. The dark tone makes the shot kind of mysterious ....
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Very nice shot. The dark tone makes the shot kind of mysterious ....
Thank you, it does add to the mood I think.
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I like the mood, very pleasant. Nice shot.
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I like the mood, very pleasant. Nice shot.
thank you! pleased to read that you enjoyed.

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I agree, beautiful and like something out of LOTR.
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QuoteOriginally posted by Sunburn Quote
The autumn months are drawing in along with the dark nights and short days so what better opportunity then to visit my local woodland for a spot of macro photography to photograph the mushrooms and toadstools that are popping out from the woodland floor.

Woodland Macro Photography | Photographing Mushrooms & Toadstools | Geoff Moore Photography - YouTube

The recent wet, dreary and mild weather here in the UK has provided perfect growing conditions for the woodland mushrooms, toadstools and fungi especially in my local woodland where several old trees have fallen, and broken branches of old dead and decaying wood litter the woodland floor.

Wandering around your local woodland can reveal a host of secrets and little scenes in miniature to photograph, however it takes a while for you photographers eye to focus in on the mushrooms and toadstools that make their homes in the wet nooks and crannies of the the dead wood.

Allowing your eye adjust to the challenge is the key thing to remember and having a dedicated macro lens really helps bring the miniature subjects to life once you have found them within the chaos of the woodland environment.

So why not join me on this little amble into the woods as I try to find some interesting Macro photography compositions, armed with my trusty Pentax K1 and 100mm f/2.8 Pentax Macro Lens. Where I make the Mushrooms and Toadstools the focus of the compositions and introduce you to some little creepy crawly friends I made along the way

I would love to hear your thoughts on my little adventure and the images produced, so why not leave a comment, like and subscribe

Comments, suggestions always welcome.

Regards
Geoff
This is just wonderful!
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I agree, beautiful and like something out of LOTR.
thank you

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This is just wonderful!
thank you. pleased to read you enjoyed.
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Thank you for the comments all, i'm toying with doing another video outting to my local wood this weekend. Potential for some foggy/misty conditions. Do you guys have any requests or want me to focus on anything specific if I do?
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