July 26, 2010
Durham Photo Walk 2010: Part 1 – Macro
This weekend was HOT…too hot to be outside between the hours of 10 am and 2 pm taking pictures in downtown Durham, but Natalie and I were troopers and toughed it out with the big boys for Scott Kelby’s Third Annual Worldwide Photo Walk. Actually, we had quite a good time – in between wiping the sweat off our faces of course. 

I still have a number of photos to process, but I wanted to start sharing some of my favorites. First off, here is Natalie focusing on her subject – I honestly don’t know what she’s photographing.
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We stopped by this old truck yard to photograph some old, rusting trucks. I was trying to capture my reflection here – you may be able to partially see my camera lens.
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One of the guys on the walk suggested that I try my macro to capture rust. Thank God I brought my macro lens (although I really wished I had two camera bodies so I didn’t have to stop mid-session and change lenses) because rust is really interesting to photograph!
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Whenever you’re sweating and see the word COOLANT, it seems like a joke…but I’m drawn to rusty stuff, so I’ll deal with the heat.
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This old door was great. It said PUSH (obviously). Our group organizer said that he typically will have a group photo by the door (we didn’t have one here)…I personally think the area would be cool for engagement photos.
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I don’t even know what this stuff is or what it’s used for but I love opportunities to capture depth of field…and this is great!
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Again with the rust…it’s pretty cool to look at up close – makes for great macros.
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This is one of my favorite shots from our photo walk – it’s abstract, it has a nice depth of field…I don’t know, I just like it.
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Finally, this is another one of my favorite shots – I love the color and shape of this one.
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What do you think? Do you have a favorite? If you also participated in the Scott Kelby Photo Walk, leave me a link to your images. I’d love to see where you were on Saturday. And for more Macro images, click here: 
Macro Monday
Have a great Monday!