Eye see you (pun fulling intended). This photo was my first real venture into photoshop. After a 30 minute photoshop of my eye at various angles and distances, I decided this shot was good enough. One I got into photoshop I cropped, changed to black and white, applied a realistic skin mask, and selectively boosted contract and brightness.
Waking up at 6am has its perks. For example, it’s still cool enough to go on a run, or capture morning dew on the grass and flowers. I found these pearls of water hanging out on a small clump of white flowers. Just like my house fly shot, I detached my lens and put it on reverse, and thus it was a macro lens.
One of my least favorite things in this world are flies. They freak me out with their excessive legs and huge eyes. Don’t even get me started on hairy flies. I had to get over of my distaste for these little bugs in order to do this project. Disclaimer: No flies were left unhurt during this photographic venture. Where does one procure a fly? From your own kitchen, of course! It was rather hot out that day and flies were escaping the heat inside my nice...
My name is Matthew Rice and I currently live in South Bend, Indiana. I took up photography as a hobby back when I was twelve and I still enjoy photography now as much as I did then. I am currently sixteen and am a sophomore at Marian High School. I am commonly seen hovering over a bouquet of flowers or begging an insect or animal to stay still for my lens.Learn More
Markedly Macro is a showcase of photographs by Matthew Rice. As the name suggests, most of the photos you will find in his portfolio are macro photos, with the occasional landscape or portrait throw in to mix it up. His website is updated sporadically with samples of his favorite pieces. Check out the gallery! Comments and critiques are appreciated.Learn More