Taken with available light, Olympus E-PL1 with Kit lens, gold reflector to the right and slightly behind reflecting the sunlight from behind the camera back onto the flower. Here’s the setup shot:
Then, I moved onto pure flash work:
Saw this dead leaf hanging by a thread from the doorway of our garden shed. E-PL1, Kit lens, YN560 handheld off to camera left. The same setup was used for the following pictures also:
Caught this big drop of rain after a shower in one of the big leaves of this plant (I’ve forgotten the name of it):
That week, my parents were over to visit from the UK. We took them for a lovely walk around the Dietrichsburg in Melle, which has a Wild Boar Park on it’s grounds. But these Foxgloves were more stunning than the local pigs ;0)
Both the above were taken with the PEN and the kit lens in available light.
And to finish off, here’s the Dietrichsburg itself:
We even got luck and stumbled upon a load of boars…
There are more pictures of the wild boars on my Flickr stream.
All images processed with Olympus Viewer2 and RAWTherapee.