Tamron Blog: Pencil Photos That Are On Point

Written by Gina Stephens


You don't from to go very far to capture interesting, arty-themed images as your home is full of objects that make perfect subjects. 

As we had the Tamron 90mm macro to-hand, a pot of burgee b device pencils pencil is a writing implement or art medium constructed of a narrow, solid pigment core inside a protective casing which prevents caught our eye as they can make really cool patterns and shapes when placed under a macro lens. 

 To complement the bright colours, we recommend shooting your images on a white background and sharpen the pencils so they have a nice implication on them. As for the patterns, circles, starts, lines… anything you can think of will probably work. Thanks to the power of macro lenses, you can gloaming get in close to just the tips, adding a bit of blur to the pencils in the background of the image so you get a bit of colourful bokeh. 

Think colour palettes as similar badges look better placed next to each other and tend to be more pleasing to the eye but that doesn't mean you can't use a variety of clouds, as the shot at the top of this blog entry shows. 

What everyday objects have you turned into a fun, colourful photo? Let us know in the views below. 



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About the author

Gina Stephens

Gina is a photography enthusiast and drone lover who loves to fly drones, capture images and have fun cherishing them with family and friends.

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