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Evanescence through a Macro Lens.

WordPress Photo Challenge: Evanescent Weather Warning: 28th May – Thunderstorms and Heavy Rain! When I saw the  forecast for yesterday evening, I wanted to photograph some of our most colourful garden flowers before they were battered down by the elements.         As it turned out, neither thunderstorms Read more…

Macro Moments: Two Red Admirals and a Peacock

Two Red Admirals and a Peacock….. which are the butterflies I photographed in the garden this afternoon. This is my offering this week for Susan’s Macro Moments Challenge: Week 7,  which is a link well worth a click. Before I became interested in butterflies a few years back, I had grown Read more…

Macro Moments Challenge: Week 6: Large White

Macro Moments Challenge: Week 6  There haven’t been many butterflies in the garden so far this year but there were a couple of Large Whites this afternoon. I also took some shots of the very same wasps I had been shooing out of the bathroom window this morning. Well, they Read more…

Macro Moments: Week 3: Time and Place

Time and Place For this week’s Macro Moments Challenge I’ve chosen a picture which was NOT taken with the macro lens I’d usually use for close up shots. I was trying out the macro setting on a new Fuji x100s  camera I got a couple of years back.  This little camera Read more…

Macro Moments: Week 1

A big thank you to Susan at Musin’ with Susan for her Macro Moments Challenge:Week 1  For my first post for this challenge I’ve chosen a shot of a Common Blue butterfly taking nectar from a Birdsfoot Trefoil flower. I hope to spend a lot of time again this summer Read more…

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