Monday Macro: Even a Flower can have a Bad-Hair Day.

I have two pictures for this weeks Monday Macro…….. …….an elegant, sophisticated, minimalist rose: ………and a sunflower having a bad-hair day: All images ©HelenBushe When I look in the mirror, I kind of identify more with the second picture. How about you? For more macros, visit Sunshine’s Monday Macro 8.

Monday Macro: Today’s Canalside Macros.

It’s August Bank Holiday Monday in England today, which is the last holiday of the summer. Children will soon be going back to school and signs of autumn are rapidly appearing all around us. I took these shots this morning on a walk along the towpath of our local canal. Read more…

Monday Macro: An Agapanthus Bud.

I’ve been watching and photographing a single Agapanthus bud in the garden . When I first spotted this Agapanthus bud, it struck me how full of energy it must be. I also imagined I could see a little face on it, but that’s something you’ll either recognise or you won’t. Read more…

Monday Macro: A Little Bit of Bokeh.

In photography, bokeh (/ˈboʊkə/ BOH-kə or /ˈboʊkeɪ/ BOH-kay;[1] Japanese: [boke]) is the aesthetic quality of the blur produced in the out-of-focus parts of an image produced by a lens. Wikipedia I think “bokeh” is a wonderful word; especially as I spent most of my life not knowing what it was! In fact I’d never even heard of it. I did used to Read more…

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