Your Pictures: November 2011

 

Take a look at stunning macro photographs of nature in the November 2011 issue of Better Photography

Crossing Over

Sharon Shyam, Kochi
“I was in my backyard, photographing what I could see. After a while, I spotted this small green creature walking over a fruit. And so, I used a macro lens to capture the determination of the little guy.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D700
Aperture:
f/1.8
Shutterspeed:
1/250sec
ISO:
400

“I was in my backyard, photographing what I could see. After a while, I spotted this small green creature walking over a fruit. And so, I used a macro lens to capture the determination of the little guy.” Photograph/Sharon Shyam

“I was in my backyard, photographing what I could see. After a while, I spotted this small green creature walking over a fruit. And so, I used a macro lens to capture the determination of the little guy.” Photograph/Sharon Shyam

Blending In

Shameer Ummer, Kannur
“Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala can be a great location to find some unique wildlife. Chameleons are champions at camouflage and I managed to photograph one crossing a branch to get to the other side.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Canon EOS 1000D
Aperture:
f/4
Shutterspeed:
1/2000sec
ISO:
400

“Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala can be a great location to find some unique wildlife. Chameleons are champions at camouflage and I managed to photograph one crossing a branch to get to the other side.” Photograph/Shameer Ummer

“Muthanga Wildlife Sanctuary in Kerala can be a great location to find some unique wildlife. Chameleons are champions at camouflage and I managed to photograph one crossing a branch to get to the other side.” Photograph/Shameer Ummer

Closing In

Swaroop Nalloor, Vatakara
“Photographing insects in flight is quite a challenge and requires patience. I waited for several minutes before I found this bee hovering near a flower. My patience certainly worked out for the best!”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D90
Other exposure Details Not Available

“Photographing insects in flight is quite a challenge and requires patience. I waited for several minutes before I found this bee hovering near a flower. My patience certainly worked out for the best!” Photograph/Swaroop Nalloor

“Photographing insects in flight is quite a challenge and requires patience. I waited for several minutes before I found this bee hovering near a flower. My patience certainly worked out for the best!” Photograph/Swaroop Nalloor

The Tiny Being

Michael Hsien, Kolkata
“It is easy to focus on the ‘bigger picture’ while photographing, but we miss out on a lot when we ignore the finer details. Shot in the Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary in Kolkata, this tiny creature was standing quite still as I made the photograph.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Canon EOS 50D
Aperture:
f/8
Shutterspeed:
4sec
ISO:
100

“It is easy to focus on the ‘bigger picture’ while photographing, but we miss out on a lot when we ignore the finer details. Shot in the Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary in Kolkata, this tiny creature was standing quite still as I made the photograph.” Photograph/Michael Hsien

“It is easy to focus on the ‘bigger picture’ while photographing, but we miss out on a lot when we ignore the finer details. Shot in the Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary in Kolkata, this tiny creature was standing quite still as I made the photograph.” Photograph/Michael Hsien

A Lovely Contrast

Jaya Kumar, Chennai
“There is always something intriguing about butterflies, they are calm one second and fluttering away another. Here, I captured a butterfly resting on a tiny flower bud.”

Exposure Details
Camera:
Nikon D90
Aperture:
f/20
Shutterspeed:
1/160sec
ISO:
100

“There is always something intriguing about butterflies, they are calm one second and fluttering away another. Here, I captured a butterfly resting on a tiny flower bud.” Photograph/Jaya Kumar

“There is always something intriguing about butterflies, they are calm one second and fluttering away another. Here, I captured a butterfly resting on a tiny flower bud.” Photograph/Jaya Kumar

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Ruby House,
‘A’ Wing, J K Sawant Marg,
Dadar (West), Mumbai – 400028, India.

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