A Calm Saturday At The Park

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Balboa Park, that is.  It was surprisingly quiet when I arrived, so I was able to walk around and just .. look.  No avoiding moving groups of people, not much ‘people noise’, but also no little carts with treats to … Continue reading

A Little Late Afternoon/Early Dusk Macro

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Thanks to the blog Captivate Me I pushed myself outside late this afternoon with my camera and an extension tube.  There is an October ‘Seeing Things Differently’ challenge, #seedifferently2016, and I hope to shoot in every different way that I … Continue reading

Several topics!

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A bit of rambling in this post – black and white, macro, a landscape from frigid Wisconsin and macro flowers from San Diego.  It’s been a hectic 2 weeks and finally being able to do a bit of shooting feels … Continue reading

Ladybugs vs Aphids

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Today I was finally able to get some ladybugs for the yard.  My milkweed plant has aphids, I battle them every day and hoped that the ladybugs would help me with this.  Wow, I was quite surprised to see how … Continue reading

Travel Theme: Close-up

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Here is my contribution to Ailsa’s travel theme of Close-up.  You can find her post here http://wheresmybackpack.com/2014/05/02/travel-theme-close-up/.  I always enjoy getting close, today I used my extension tubes.  I hope you find something to enjoy.  

Spring Sneezing!

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Spring has definitely arrived in Southern California, and the sunny days have been glorious.  There are blooms, bees, birds nesting, leaves popping out.  This means pollen, pollen and more pollen.  We are sneezing.  The cats are sneezing.  Yay Spring! Today … Continue reading