Sunday, December 20, 2009
HOLIDAY TREE MINIATURE LAMP, EVANSTON, ILLINOIS, DECEMBER 20, 2009
Pentax *ist DS
Tamron 90mm f2.8 DI macro
1/45 sec. f5.6
Looks like an artillery shell or space vehicle, doesn't it? I put the camera and lens on a tripod, boosted the ISO, got real close to the tree in our living room, and pressed the shutter. If I had managed a smaller f-stop (at f16, there was just too much shake at 1/8 second, even with the tripod) the image would have been sharper throughout the range.