Last night I decided to run some test with my Nikon AF-S, Nikkor 60mm 1:2.8G ED lens, and Nikon D700 camera. I am trying to get better at adjusting my White Balance to the temperature of my surroundings. I am also testing to see just how still I am holding my camera. I seem to be having a little trouble in that regards, and I think it is a result of my 35 year occupation as an over-the-road trucker. I had a habit of resting my right hand on the gear shit, and (of course) holding the steering wheel with my left hand. That gear shift, I believe, is still shaking my hand. Anyway, it wasn't long before I was also just having fun shooting macro shots of the stuff around me in my living room. And, it gave me the thought that I should be doing a lot more close up shots like the ones below in my down time, of which I really have very little.