Project 365 – Day Three Hundred and Nine – Ice

day 309

Sadly this ice cube hadn’t finished freezing properly by the time I started shooting my “Photo of the Day” this evening. It started to melt rapidly and it was getting late. I needed to get something “in the can” and then get off to bed.

I thought our freezer produced clearer looking ice than this, maybe it’s because it wasn’t fully frozen yet. I popped the ice cube onto the top of an upturned glass bowl with a flash behind it and a sheet of fabric to diffuse the light from the flash. I tried a few from further back, but settled on this closer shot as my favourite shot of about half a dozen.

I am hoping like crazy that I can get out somewhere over the weekend. I’m rather tired of creating all these “set up” shots around the house. I need fresh air and natural light.

Canon 7D, EF 100mm f2.8 macro, 1/125 at f8, Nissin Di866 firing through white fabric diffuser behind subject.


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