D is for... Dusty (336/365)

by Benny Law December. 02, 2019 560 views

After reading a few of today's 365 PhotoBlog theme posts, I got inspired to post this photo that I took while testing a macro extension tube with my Sony Alpha 6000 16-50mm kit lens even though I don't normally participate in this challenge.

The subject of the photo is a miniature model of a bowl of noodles that is only about an inch in diameter. I think my daughter gave it to me, and it had been sitting on my bookshelf for a while, so it had collected quite a bit of dust. The dust isn't that conspicuous when you look at the model from more than a foot away, but under the macro lens, it looks very pronounced.

A dusty bowl of noodles just looks so weird.

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J D 2 months, 1 week ago

really like this cool looking macro Benny!

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to J D 2 months, 1 week ago

Thanks, JD. I guess you can enjoy a bowl of authentic Japanese ramen or udon any time you want. 😀

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
J D Replied to Benny Law 2 months, 1 week ago

Yes indeed my friend...we did just that a few hrs ago with her special udon! smile

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to J D 2 months, 1 week ago

You made me sooo envious, JD! smile

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
J D Replied to Benny Law 2 months, 1 week ago

grinning

2 months, 1 week ago Edited
Antonio Gil 1 year, 9 months ago

Love the picture Benny

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Antonio Gil 1 year, 9 months ago

Thanks, Antonio. Glad you like my dusty noodles. 😊

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Lee Santiva 1 year, 9 months ago

I also just have an extension tube but yours seems to get more in focus than mine. Reminds me of the plastic food replicas outside Japanese restaursnts in Tokyo

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Lee Santiva 1 year, 9 months ago

You're right, Lee. Those extension tubes can be tricky to use, and the DOF is extremely shallow, so I try to compensate with higher F stops. My daughter loves those Japanese plastic food replicas. She visited Tokyo recently for work and almost bought some of those replicas but they were crazy expensive.

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Olga Helys 1 year, 9 months ago

wooooooooow
Great details indeed! smile  
thanks for the story

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Olga Helys 1 year, 9 months ago

Thanks for the comment, Olga!

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Russell Smith 1 year, 9 months ago

I think I need some more Coffee today. After sitting here looking at the photo I kept trying to figure out how they created this to look like some Bonito flakes then I read the rest of the story.

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Russell Smith 1 year, 9 months ago

You just taught me something new. I didn't know what Bonito flakes were, so I had to Google it.

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Gone Fishing Without A Pole 1 year, 9 months ago

Only thing missing is the mites! Great close up Benny!

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Gone Fishing Without A Pole 1 year, 9 months ago

So you wanna add some protein supplement to the noodles, eh? smile

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Gone Fishing Without A Pole Replied to Benny Law 1 year, 9 months ago

LOL...+1

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Camellia Staab 1 year, 9 months ago

I like the shot even with the dust. Looks like the extension tube is a very nice addition to your bag of tricks smile

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Camellia Staab 1 year, 9 months ago

Thanks, Camellia. I didn't want to spend a lot of money on a real macro lens, and this inexpensive extension tube fits the bill for the rare occasion I need it for.

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Björn Roose 1 year, 9 months ago

Let's just say somebody put grated cheese all over it smile

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Björn Roose 1 year, 9 months ago

No way, I can't stand grated cheese! anguishedfearful

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Björn Roose Replied to Benny Law 1 year, 9 months ago

Snow then ?

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Benny Law Replied to Björn Roose 1 year, 9 months ago

Maybe icing sugar.

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
Björn Roose Replied to Benny Law 1 year, 9 months ago

Enjoy ! joy

1 year, 9 months ago Edited
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