More Self Isolating Photo Projects

Chelle Leary, Felicia Agostini, Lauren Baxter, Max Hipp, Thomas Beasley, Virginia Roulette [NIKON D4, 24.0-105.0 mm f/4.0, Mode = Manual, ISO 1600, 1/8000, ƒ/5, (35mm = 24)]

“Whenever you go on a trip to visit foreign lands or distant places, remember that they are all someone’s home and backyard.”

― Vera Nazarian

I shot this photo in my backyard a few years ago. This is just to show you some of your best work can happen at home.

Testing of the Sigma 35mm ƒ/1.4 Art lens for setup [NIKON D750, 35.0 mm f/1.4, Mode = Aperture Priority, ISO 100, 1/3200, ƒ/1.4, (35mm = 35)]

Many times I am testing some ideas at home that I later execute some place else.

Fruit Stand on farm [NIKON D750, 35.0 mm f/1.4, Mode = Manual, ISO 50, 1/640, ƒ/1.4, (35mm = 35)]

I have spent hours photographing birds that visit our yard.

Red-bellied Woodpecker [NIKON D4, 120.0-300.0 mm f/2.8, Mode = Aperture Priority, ISO 4000, 1/320, ƒ/6.3, (35mm = 300)]
Red-tailed Hawk in our backyard on our deck. [Fuji X-E2, Fuji 55-200mm, ISO 1000, ƒ/4.8, 1/400]

I have also photographed hummingbirds in our yard.

[Nikon, 120.0-300.0 mm f/2.8, ISO 6400, ƒ / 10, ¹⁄₂₀₀₀ sec] [NIKON D4, 120.0-300.0 mm f/2.8, Mode = Shutter Priority, ISO 6400, 1/2000, ƒ/10, (35mm = 600)]

“You can spend your whole life traveling around the world searching for the Garden of Eden, or you can create it in your backyard.”

― Khang Kijarro Nguyen
Mushrooms in yard [NIKON D750, 28.0-300.0 mm f/3.5-5.6, Mode = Aperture Priority, ISO 2500, 1/500, ƒ/5.6, (35mm = 300)]

Take your camera and just explore your house and yard.

Take your lights outside and have fun as well in your yard.

Pocketwizard AC9 Test

Try your small lights as well. See what you can do with all this time in isolation.

Testing the MagMod for headshots
Taylor Lalli