Tag: macro

It’s in the Details

Let me ask you, with the scene above, What do you see? Do you see a photo opportunity laid out before you? I would venture to guess that many of you just might pass by this spot thinking that there wasn’t anything special about the place. For me […]

In the World of Fanciful Wings

Early this morning I had the unique opportunity to enter into the world of Fanciful Wings at the Wings of Fancy butterfly exhibit at Brookside Gardens. This wonderful place is open during the summer months and showcases exotic butterflies from around the world. Managed by the U.S.D.A., strict […]

Floral Art

Now that the spring bird migration has winded down and the days are getting hotter and buggier, it’s time to find a photography project that will keep me entertained. Recently I’ve come across some beautiful floral art books. The first one is Seeing Flowers by Robert Llewellyn, and […]

Autumn Colors

Autumn is beginning and with that lovely colored leaves are starting to fall. Visiting a local park, I picked up a few and brought them home to see what I could do with them. It’s a rather simple thing to do. Using a 100mm Macro Lens with my […]

Northern Walking Stick

There’s an insect out there that many don’t know about. Known as a “Stick Bug’ or “Walking Stick”, there are incredibly about 6,000 species worldwide. A gentle insect that lives on leaves, these unique creatures are hard to find as they blend in so well into their environment. […]

Pretty in Pink

Winter is swiftly passing and spring is on the near. So I’ve been yearning to play with some flowers at home to create some simple art. While at the store the other day, a tiny bouquet of calla lilies caught my eye for what I was thinking of […]

The Praying Mantis

From whence arrived the praying mantis? From outer space, or lost Atlantis? glimpse the grin, green metal mug at masks the pseudo-saintly bug, Orthopterous, also carnivorous, And faintly whisper, Lord deliver us. By Ogden Nash (1902 – 1971)

Project 365/235 – Silver and Lace

Yesterday’s post of the Leather Repair shop made me think of Leather and Lace. Tucked around the manor are some lovely treasures that are worthy of showing. Delicate etchings placed in sterling created by unknown artists. The craftsmanship and art work created in these pieces are only appreciated […]