Forced Creativity with Mushrooms

AKA Fun with Fungus

After heavy rain in summer, you get these white mushrooms that pop in a day and are gone in another. So break out the camera and start clicking, because you can have fun with fungi…..who doesn’t love a good pun.

When photographing mushrooms or mushroom like fungi there are two thing to remember. One, get down; you need to get low to the ground or just sit on the ground to get a good shot. Two, you will need to take a couple of close up shoots to get a full in focus mushrooms.

The photo above just shows the Cap in focus, if you want all the fungus in focus you will need to edit multiple photos together. Then you can go nuts with gradient map or other pre-made filters, like the black and white Photoshop filter photo below. You don’t have to be a pro to get creative photos, a lot of apps have pre-made filters for easy creativity.

Just remember one will make you taller and the other makes you small…..

Published by JMP traveler

I’m a world traveler and an amateur photographer, to date, I've visited six continents and twenty seven countries. Due to bills (and a desire to eat), I am forced to work a mundane nine to five job to pay for my true passion. This blog is a way for me to share my crazy creative side, to share my travel photos with cheeky stories, travel tips, or details on how the photo was taken. Come join me as we travel the world together, without having to leave the house or get out of your PJs.

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