new icn messageflickr-free-ic3d pan white
The ladybug and the droplet | by photophilde
Back to photostream

The ladybug and the droplet

View On Black


This ladybug was on a leaf next a water drop after the rain.

Just sitting there without moving. It had also one dropplet on its carapace.


I took 2 photos, hands held, with 2 different focus that I merged afterward to get the drop and the bug mainly in focus. I could not have enough DOF in one exposure because I had to have enough shutter speed for hands held photos. So I was wide open. This set-up gives also a smoother aspect to the background.


The saturation and vigneting have been adapted.


In Explore:


The list of my "Explore" photos: By best score or presented on black

70 faves
Taken on May 25, 2008