Color Abstracts


It has been raining lightly off and on and I couldn’t think of anything to photograph until I looked out the window and saw rain drops on the new leaves of a plant.  I grabbed the TG-4 and went out and made a quick grab of a picture.  I then pulled it up on my computer and started playing with cropping and the various adjustments until I arrived at this image.

You might be wondering why I am telling you how I made this image.  It is because I am still looking for ideas for future photography.  One thing that has interested me off and on over the years is seeing what can be done with lesser cameras.  While I have four cameras with the Fujifilm X-T2 being the best for low light indoor work, the Olympus Pen-F being the best for using smaller long focal length lenses (due to weight and size), and the Ricoh GR II having the best IQ for low light in a pocketable package, the Olympus TG-4 is my smallest, most roughed zoom camera, that is also my least expensive.

Another reason is that I have been slowly moving towards using smaller and lighter cameras and I am always trying to learn how to best use them.  For example, if I had to resort to mostly using the TG-4, I could always use it in the manner I used to make the above image.