2015 Challenge, Week 13: MACRO – BATHROOM

It’s been four weeks since the last macro challenge. This time, we are going to find something interesting in a specific room of the house – the bathroom! Have you ever looked around your bathroom for interesting photographic opportunities? If not, you might be in for a surprise.

“Toothbrush Bristles” by William Warby

Everyday items take on a new dimension when photographed close up. Take a look around your bathroom. See what ordinary things you can transform.

“Untitled” by [Jim]
As a reminder: Macro photography is a type of close-up photography. Generally it means that the image on the sensor is life-size or greater. If you have a macro lens or a camera with a macro setting, you can use that. If you have a mid-range focal length lens, such as a 50mm, you can make a “poor man’s macro” by flipping it around and holding it against the camera body. Focus is achieved by moving the entire assembly close to the subject. If you are using a smartphone, the camera might have a macro focus option, or you can use something like an Olloclip macro lens. If you don’t have any macro lens options, just go for a close up image, and do what you can. Remember, photochallenge is about learning new stuff and having fun!

“Sink” by Vivian Chen

The rules are pretty simple:

  • Post one original photograph (Your Image) shot each week per theme posted on this blog to Google+Facebook, or Flickr (or all three). Tag the photo #photochallenge.org or #photochallenge2015.
  • The shot should be a new shot you took for the current weekly theme, not something from your back catalog or someone else’s image.
  • The posted image should be a photograph, not a video.
  • Don’t leave home without your camera. Participating in the 2015 Photo Challenge is fun and easy.
“Untitled” by Ben Roffer
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