Sunday, May 09, 2010

Random Eyedull Photo: Atom Ant

Based on a recent comment made in jest with some friends, I was trying to take a picture of an ant. It proved more challenging than I expected. First I had to find an ant, and for some reason all the usual ant hang outs were ant-free. Second, once I found an ant, it wouldn't keep still. And those ants that did keep still would be quickly eaten by one of my dogs.

So, the above photo is about all I have to show for my efforts. It's way overexposed. The ant was in some dark shadows, so I used the built-in flash on my camera, which at such close range reflected back and blew out the light levels. The end result gave the picture a weird radioactive look when I adjusted the exposure in Lightroom.