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…

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Monday Macro: Blue on Pink

Damselflies are often described as “Flying Needles”, and not very big needles either! In fact they are about the size of the smallest needle you get in a pack. I look forward to photographing them every year. Recently I was lucky enough to sit for ages watching this Common Blue Read more…

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Macro Photography

Macro Photography “Macro Photography” is a phrase which immediately takes me back to summer days spent eyeballing butterflies, dragonflies and anything else I can find.  What I love about this kind of photography is that it allows me to see into a macro-world too small for for human eyesight to Read more…

Large Red Damselfly Macro at Brockholes

Blues and Reds at Brockholes.

Up Close and Personal with a Large Red Damselfly.   A couple of recent visits to Brockholes Nature Reserve have given me the opportunity to eyeball a few damselflies and also watch Common Blue Butterflies staking out their territory. Please click on any image in this gallery of Reds & Read more…

Small Skipper Butterfly © HelenBushe macro monday Myers Allotment

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: Week 10: Depth of Field

 MONDAY is MACRO DAY: Grand Finale When I started the series my aims were: To run a series for ten weeks To post macros each week taken in the previous seven days Whilst I have achieved my first aim, I have fallen at the last hurdle with my second aim Read more…

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