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

Just Briefly, Monarch Caterpillars

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I am quite amazed.  It is mid-August now and there continue to be Monarch butterflies laying eggs on the milkweed plants.  My first plant grew enough to have flowers about a month or two ago, there were many eggs which … 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.