This was kind of a happy accident. I was shooting these little fungi with my iPro macro lens, when an ant wandered into the shot. The ant provides a great sense of scale to the image.
So we’ve finally cleared some hurdles with our workshop plans this fall. It’s unbelievable how stupid some government programs are organized. You have no idea how many people we had to contact to find out if permits were required for one of the locations in New Hampshire. What a pain.
Anyways, right now it looks like we’ll be running 2-3 workshops in 3 states, within about a week. Shannon and I will release all the details, when everything is all set. Better start saving your money, so you can join us on an adventure!
I have some exciting news to share. I’m going to be helping Meri Walker teach iPhoneography to a class of 6th graders, starting this month. I think its pretty cool that this is being considered art in a public school. When I first started playing with my iPhone, I sure never thought I would be teaching iPhoneography in a school setting one day. It should be a lot of fun teaching the kids how to create art on their mobile devices, over 6 weeks time. I’m sure I’ll be sharing that experience on here, in the coming weeks.
About today’s image…
I dusted off my iPro macro lens this weekend, and stalked ants in the kitchen. I know this isn’t normal behavior, but I didn’t have anything better to do that day.
I wanted to see how much detail I could capture of an ant, and I wanted to see how big I could make them in a reasonably sized image. I ended up cropping in pretty tight on the image, but thats fine, since I had no intention of printing this.
I edited with Snapseed, and then used Circular+ to create a mirrored image.
Now, there is a real ant crawling on the screen of my iMac, right over this macro image. How confused must that guy be?