Assignment 3: Macro
Filip Kaliszan: Man-made objects
This is a macro image of a lighter, taken while it was being ignited.

Set up:
- camera w/ Canon 180mm macro lens mounted on tripod
- lighter held in place on a flat surface.
- camera was in continuous drive mode
- f/5.6 to achieve reasonable depth of field; 1/200 sec: fast enough to keep lighter-wheel in focus, despite motion; at the same time slow enough to allow blurring of sparks (streaks)
- taken in dark room to make background perfectly black resulting in good contrast
- crop
- levels
- sharpening
- temperature
note: i only had the 180mm macro lens available for a short time, hence I took all other photos with a regular lens.
Jennifer: wow, creative photo!




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