Indian Pinks

Today’s post features some wildflowers that I planted last year, for the hummingbirds that call my acreage home in the summer. The Indian Pinks (Spigelia marilandica), is a very colorful wildflower that hummingbirds are often attracted to. Here are a few images I captured the other day:

Indian Pink wildflowers

Indian Pink wildflowers

And moving in for a tight, macro image (note: during post processing, I noticed that the wind had caused some movement in the flowers … I need to go back and capture more images, using a higher ISO so that I can stop the action … or find one of those rare, windless days!) :

Indian Pink wildflowers

Photographic Equipment Used:

  • Canon 5D Mark III body
  • Canon 180mm f/3.5 macro lens
  • Bogen 3221 tripod with Giottos ballhead
  • ISO 250
  • Aperture f/3.5 (top and bottom images) and f/8 (middle image)
  • Shutter 1/30 sec. to 1/350 sec.

 

 

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Posted in 2018, Blog, Macro Photography, Nature Photography, Wildflowers
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