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Everyday Objects: Plates, Bowls and Espresso Cups

Taking a Fresh Look at Everyday Objects. When I saw the title of this week’s CFFC, my first thought was, “Oh, I think I’ll give this one a miss!” I knew I didn’t have any pictures of plates, nor did I think I could work up any enthusiasm to create Read more…

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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…

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Regular Random: Five Minutes with a Fan

No fandango for me today! What can you do in 5 minutes with a fan? Apart from dance the fandango? (The fandango is a lively Spanish dance in triple time) Well, if you’re not up to this,  you can photograph it in as many different ways as you can in Read more…

Today’s Butterfly Hunt

Today’s butterfly hunt started off very well indeed.  Before we’d even set off we were prancing around a Buddleia bush beside the car clicking our camera shutters. There were Small Tortoiseshells, Red Admirals, Peacocks, a Painted Lady and a Gatekeeper. A 45-minute drive north took us to Myers Allotment up 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…

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