Monday Macro: An Indoor Experiment.

This week’s Monday macro is an example of what I call “Rainy Day Photography”. It’s what I do when I’m itching to take macro shots and the weather is keeping me indoors. (I could call it “Still Life” but that sounds a bit like an artistic composition of a few 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…

Macro Monday: A Painted Lady in our Garden

As those of you who follow this blog know, I love macro photography. I also love butterflies. Usually by this time of the year I’d have memory cards full of butterfly shots ( I work on the premise that for each hundred shots I take, I might get one or Read more…

Misty Monday Macro Cat feline British Shorthair

MONDAY is MACRO day: Week 9: A Cat and a Squirrel.

Who ate all the birdseed then? I love Macro photography but it doesn’t always have to be about showing tiny insects in great detail – although 99% of my macros do just that! For this week’s MONDAY MACRO I’ve chosen two pictures of small animals, both of which were taken Read more…

On Gossamer Wings Common Blue Butterfly wing detail Monday macro

MONDAY is MACRO DAY: Week 8: On Gossamer Wings

On Gossamer Wings.   There are many poems and songs featuring the phrase “on gossamer wings”. (I know this because I googled! ┬áIt wasn’t only Cole Porter who used it!). But there is nothing like seeing the real thing close up. I spent a while one day last week watching Read more…

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