Macro Photography in Winter 3


Lavender stalk
Frenchtown, Montana

Another advantage of macro photography in the winter is you can practice it indoors using window light. In this image, I set a vase with a couple sprigs of dried lavender on my kitchen table, which sits next to a large window to the left of the photo. I added an extension tube to my 70-200mm lens to allow me to focus with the lens close to the plant. And I used a piece of white foam core for the background. The indirect light from the north window had a blue cast, which I easily removed in Lightroom Classic by clicking the White Balance eyedropper on the background.

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