Apr 29 2010

50 Howling Examples of Dew Photography


Dew drops, the water droplets condensed from the air, are a beautiful gift from Mother Nature. Dew drops have a novelty in them. They are vivid and delicate, warm and cold at the same time. They sparkle like pearls on the surface. Mornings become more refreshing and brisk when it is drenched in the dew. They are simply amazing… Capturing dew drops is considered to be the best illustration of macro photography.

To excel in dew photography, it you have to focus on curves, saturation, a bit of color adjustments, composition, lighting and an unsharp mask on the dew drops that are in focus. It is mostly done in longer exposures. But at the end it’s the talent and skills of the photographer which make the photos outstanding. In this post we present 50 refreshing images to brighten your day.

Beautiful Dew Photography



Colder Than You


Shining Dew


Wet Wet Wet


Dawn Dew on the Pasture


Dew on spider web




Dew Droped Dragonfly


Dew Drops


Rainbow Dew


the dew of little things


Ford F-150


Mirror mirror


Moth and dew by chuvilin


Lower Huron Metro Park Morning Dew


Morning dew on grass flower


Dragonfly in the morning dew




Dew on a web


Dew Drop Swirls


To See The World . . .


A Forest of Dew Drop Trees


Daisy in a Dew Drop


the dew


Dew Droplet Refraction


macro life · morning dew


Petunia & Dew Drops


Dew drops and demselfly


dew on web


Dandelion Dew


Dew Drop City ~ Red Velvet District


Carnation Dewdrops


Dew soaked spiders web


Morning dew – cropped


Mildew on strawberry


hi there!


Dew Drop Refraction


Frozen Dew Drop


Dew Neckles…




Rose Dew


Spider Web Dew






Just sample not for vote


Dew on Pipe


Macro Insect


About the Author

Bhanu Ahluwalia is a graduate in Computer Science and a social media enthusiast from India. He specializes in web design by qualification and photography by passion. He is an avid blogger, running TutZone and co-authoring DesignUnder and SloDive. You can reach him via Twitter.


Comments and Discussions
  • Nathan, 29 April 2010

    This is a really nice collection, especially love the colours of the Dawn Dew on the Pasture shot.

    It seems as though one of your thumbnails (for Spider Web Dew) is broken though, it shows as a boot with a spider in it for me. It does link to the correct place though.

  • Jordan Walker, 29 April 2010

    Really incredible how close up those images are.

  • Photoshop Tutorials, 29 April 2010

    really and awesome collection. One more thing with adobe CS5 content aware feature it becomes easy for anyone to take the photograph (quality photgraph)and doing showing some photoshop skills it can give the anylook he wants.
    As rainy season is coming, hope we could see more examples like this

  • Uzair, 29 April 2010

    You had me at the first one.

  • Design Earth, 29 April 2010

    Nice Collection!

  • Xplore Studio, 29 April 2010

    Absolutely beautiful! The extremely close up shots are fantastic. Just goes to show how beautiful the finer things in life are…

  • René, 29 April 2010

    awesome collection! here is another picture

  • Chris, 29 April 2010

    Can somebody email me the “To see the world…” image? Maybe somebody from Noupe? I can’t get on Flickr at work and I want the full size image for my desktop background. This is a jaw-dropping collection, it’s absolutely amazing how beautiful mother nature is!

  • Rachel, 29 April 2010

    Beautiful Collection…

  • Nisha singh, 29 April 2010

    Nice Collection of “Water’s drop” Bhanu Ahluwalia

  • Jae Xavier, 29 April 2010

    Every time I try to do a macro shot on an insect, it always gets away from me! Nice job by the way!

  • Saxi, 29 April 2010

    Awesome stuff – really stunning!

  • Hitesh Mehta, 30 April 2010

    This is outstanding!

  • Andris, 30 April 2010

    Wow! I like the pictures of the insects with dew drops on them a lot.

  • Grün Weiss, 30 April 2010

    perfekt pictures for the perfekt moment, wow

  • Susan, 30 April 2010

    Very inspiring. These photos are amazing! Wishing I had a macro lens for my SLR and the patience to this kind of work :(

  • samed, 30 April 2010

    i really like thiss pictures

    they´re unbelievable

  • CMJ, 30 April 2010

    Hey, these are some excellent photos. I think, however, that photos taken right after a quick rain can be equally refreshing as in this photo: http://www.cmjstock.com/wet-flower I hope you like it! :)

  • Ben, 30 April 2010

    Impressive, but “Howling” does not seem a great word to express beauty:)

  • Jo Woods, 30 April 2010

    Dude thats the coolest thing ever dude.

  • Schwancy, 30 April 2010

    I agree, these are awesome. But “howling” doesn’t “dew’ them justice.

  • Hermitbiker, 30 April 2010

    …. some great examples of dew-drop photography or should I say macro-dew-drop photography :) !! A very fine article and showcase posted by Bhanu at “Noupe.com” !! Your friend Ayaz shared it with me and I think it’s great !! Keep up the great showcases and articles Bhanu !! :)

  • Jay, 01 May 2010

    Some beautiful photos in here. But why are the “howling”?

  • Sunny Kumar, 02 May 2010

    Very Beautiful Photos. I really like all of them.

  • Efrat, 03 May 2010

    AMAZING photos! thanks!

  • Gulzar, 03 May 2010

    Awesome photos. . .

  • JB, 03 May 2010

    Great collection!!!

  • Luz E Rivera, 04 May 2010

    You truly, truly captivated my heart with these microphotografic shots, it is amazing how close they get to the bugs, flowers and drops of rain, I could see flowers, plants and trees reflected in a single small drop of rain like magic. Thanks for to share.

  • Adrian Spencer, 04 May 2010

    Love these, they must take so much time and effort to get the lighting and shit right. Kudos.

  • Jahayra, 08 May 2010

    This is a beautifull collection, i admire your work, happy congratulationes because your work.


  • Pampered Recipes, 08 May 2010

    A very fine article and showcase posted by Bhanu at “Noupe.com” !! Your friend Ayaz shared it with me and I think it’s great !! Keep up the great showcases and articles Bhanu

  • Nitin Sharma, 11 May 2010


  • niloofar, 11 May 2010

    all the pics r awesome!…
    how do they manage to get the insect pics?…
    and some of the refraction ones r just fantastic…

  • Kelli, 11 May 2010

    Truly stunning images!

  • Ferdi Fauzan Putra, 11 May 2010

    really wonderful…
    I have to say, this is sooooo awesome!
    dmn, I like it! I love it!
    great collections…!

  • zuproc66, 11 May 2010


  • Srinivasen, 14 May 2010

    Lovely collection of Dew Images

  • Asma Raheem, 18 May 2010

    simply the beautiful………i never commented on any site but this collection is so nice that it compelled me to comment…

  • Mr. B, 18 May 2010

    AWESOME!!! This made my day!!
    Mr. B

  • wasiq, 23 May 2010

    awesome collection

  • zohre, 29 May 2010

    Beautiful – water and light, the perfect designed combination! Chemical accident, my foot!!

  • Monty, 17 June 2010

    Lovely all, but most intriguing are the insects with dewdrops on them.

  • Georgina, 27 September 2010

    As part of my study for A-level photography we have been asked research a photographer who has also taken pictures which are similar to what we have choosen as our subject. i was wondering could you possibly email me so that i can contact you with some questions. many thanks. p.s. lovely photos by the way, they are truely amazing!

  • Krystyna Sutter, 27 November 2010

    I thought you might like this :)
    What’s the speed of dark? :)

  • Gail Rowley, 27 January 2011

    Dear Bhanu Ahluwalia,
    I love all of your work that I’ve seen. You have a love of nature and a patience that I understand. I’m out early, in the cold mornings, trying to catch “frost flowers” or dew drops regularly.
    I’m sure you get a lot of questions like this, but I will ask you ~ would you be able to please tell me what macro lens you use? I have been taking nature photos as a hobby & for my grandchildren, for years. I now have a good camera (Canon 60D) and am just beginning to save enough money for a good macro lens. I want to do extremely close up shots with it. Would you please advise me on what macro lens you think is best? (I have a Canon 60D) Thank you so much for any advice you feel like sharing with me!!
    Blessings in your wonderful work, Mrs. Gail Rowley

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