Lockdown Photography: Looking Closely at Lupins

“Photography helps people to see“. Berenice Abbott, American photographer (1898-1991) The words of this great American photographer often come to mind when I am indulging my passion for macro photography. The other day I was in the garden, admiring a clump of lupins from the comfort of my sun-lounger: Having Read more…

Roses: CULTIVATED AND WILD.

More Lockdown Photography. I’ve been taking lots of photographs in our small garden recently, due to lockdown. It’s been revelation to me just how much there is to admire and enjoy in our garden, in our village and within a few miles of home. My car still has over half Read more…

Macro Monday: Wild Flowers in the Hedgerows.

I have a couple of macro shots from a walk the other day along one of our village lanes. Once again it was quite a breezy day (isn’t it always when macro lens is on camera!), hence the high speeds. Lots of Red Campion is now in full bloom in Read more…

Macro Monday: Finding Joy in Small Things.

We are so lucky here in NW England that since lockdown began the weather has been (unusually for April) very warm, dry and sunny. This prolonged spell of good weather has made it so much easier to adapt to the current situation. Sunshine, flowers and a camera with a macro Read more…

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