Beauty of details

I’m in the process of creating a video of a residential garden. Part of the content in that project will be a number of still images as well as various video clips. As I was working on some images in post I couldn’t help but be captivated by the beauty of details that nature creates.

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Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 100mm, efov 270mm, f/5.6, 1/500, ISO-560
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon 10-100mm f/4-5.6 @ 100mm, efov 270mm, f/5.6, 1/500, ISO-560

Flowers in their totality can be beautiful and intricate. Sometimes we can discover even more incredible beauty the closer we look.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300mm, efov 810mm, f/5.6, 1/500, ISO-450
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300mm f/4.5-5.6 @ 300mm, efov 810mm, f/5.6, 1/500, ISO-450

Using a dedicated macro lens, close focusing filter, or extension tubes can bring us even further into a realm almost alien to us.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300 f/4-5.6 @ 300mm, efov 810mm, f/8, 1/250, ISO-800
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300mm f/4-5.6 @ 300mm, efov 810mm, f/8, 1/250, ISO-800

Pushing visual boundaries also pushes our perspectives and appreciation of reality.

Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300 f/4-5.6 @ 100mm, efov 276mm, f/8, 1/200, ISO-1600
Nikon 1 J5 + 1 Nikon CX 70-300mm f/4-5.6 @ 100mm, efov 276mm, f/8, 1/200, ISO-1600

I’ve always found it incredible how focusing in on something can broaden our view of life and its complexities.

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