|While attempting to keep the focus on a fast moving beetle, I could capture the beautiful patterns created by their movement.|
You hear it often; giving yourself a project is an effective way to learn and grow as a photographer. Projects are such individual things that there are infinite examples of what a project might be for someone. Not only that, projects come in all sizes. Sometimes, a project comes as an attempt to get out of a creative rut or to learn a new skill. In my experience, most projects are found unexpectedly.
|I was drawn to the abstract patterns created in the water.|
|By isolating a single bug, I attempted to use negative space to compose an image.|
|Back light on these tiny beetles make the water surrounding them glow in the dark reflections of the trees.|
|I converted this one to black & white for some reason.|
|This is what I was going after, the beautiful curves created by the water movement.|
|Frequently, dozens of beetles would become active causing the water to boil with activity.|