Category Archives: Macro photography

The back of the flower can be as pretty as the front

One of my favorite local places to go for macro photography is the Marin Art and Garden Center, in Ross, California.  They have beautiful gardens, with much of interest for the macro shooter.   When I go during weekdays the … Continue reading

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A tiny moth

Taking a walk on Mt. Tamalpais with camera in had, I saw this tiny moth, no more than a half inch or so.  I had to take a lot of pictures to get one where the shutter was fast enough … Continue reading

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Bee Breakfast

Because my husband loves bees, and I love my husband, I take a lot of bee pictures for him.  They are hard to capture with great detail because they move around so fast, but every once in a while I … Continue reading

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Caterpillar cutie

It’s been a while since I’ve posted to the blog.  Pepe and I were away for several weeks, and when we came back things got really busy.  But I’m finally back at the blog now.  This photos is of a … Continue reading

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Bottoms Up

Sometimes, in fact many times, the bottom or underside of a flower is just as pretty as the top.  I certainly think this is the case with this beautifully colored Chinese Lantern (Abutilon).  My friend Jim and I went to … Continue reading

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Darned dandy dandelion!

I’ve always loved the delicacy and beauty of dandelion seed heads, when they are perfectly round with little seeds.  As kids, my sister and I loved to blow them into the wind.  I’ve taken many pictures of those perfectly round … Continue reading

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Back after a long absence

It has been quite a while since I last posted.  I had long contemplated starting a blog on my passion for macro photography, so I could share photos with my friends, and I finally did, in August of 2013.  I … Continue reading

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