Digital Photography Tip — Break A Pattern

First published on: Wednesday, 16 July 2008

BeyondMegapixels.com has a superb article titled “5 Ways to Hold Your Viewer’s Attention“.

Well what got my attention is Tip 5: I’d never read about this “Break A Pattern” method before, so I thought I’d give it a shot with a photo below, “Lens caps and an SDHC card”:
Lens caps and an SDHC card

OK that was an extremely poor implementation of the tip, but I had to shoot something as soon as I read the article, otherwise I would tend to forget about it over time.

Shot settings and equipment for those interested:


  1. Nikon D300 on mirror lockup (MLU), aperture priority, ISO 200, f/8, 1/1.6s, and my favorite settings.

  2. Sigma 150mm f/2.8 macro for Nikon lens

  3. Gitzo GT1931 tripod

  4. Phottix Cleon N8 wireless RF remote control (real handy when shooting in mirror lockup mode — read the review).

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