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Pic of the Week_Close-Up_Yarra Valley

Canon 5D camera and Canon 180mm f3.5 Macro lens

Canon 5D camera and Canon 180mm f3.5 Macro L series USM lens

This image was made on a workshop to the fine wine-growing region of the Yarra Valley, north of Melbourne, Australia.

Actually the original image came about, at least in part, by accident. I was setting up a shot with a Canon 180mm f3.5 Macro L  series USM lens. I remember fitting the lens to my Canon 5D body, firmly attached to a Gitzo tripod. I reached into my bag for a lens hood, which I always employ, on every, single shot. But I brought out the wrong one. I decided to have a bit of fun and use the opportunity as an extra demo for workshop participants. The lens hood in question was too narrow to fit onto my 180mm lens. So I held it in front of the lens to produce the very strong vignette evident in the above image.

Adobe Photoshop CS4 was employed to render the original color image into black-and-white and to apply the lovely warm tone result you see above.

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Glenn Guy, Blue Sky Photography

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