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Macro Monday – Cheating?

How do we define the content we use for Irene’s Sunshine Macro Monday posts? Getting as close as possible to the target? Using camera settings or lens adjustments to effect closeness? You tell me. So, that’s my dilemma today. I … Continue reading

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Still Life – Fruit Bowl: Sunshine Macro Monday…

So… who hasn’t taken a photo or ten of the fruit bowl? I’m sure there are some of us who have even attempted to paint a still life… of the fruit bowl. So… there I sat… amusing myself with camera… … Continue reading

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Seaside Saturday Serenade – On the Run… and More…

Earlier this week, I posted a South Beach video… waiting for the wave to crash over the breakwater. Alas… the one moment I managed wasn’t really spectacular… but the comment conversation made up for my lack of wave capture. During … Continue reading

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Waiting – in Vain?

Waiting… for the waves to break over the breakwater… waiting in vain? There we stood… waiting… waiting for the waves to bounce over the breakwater. So, we waited… and waited… until we almost froze and my camera battery almost ran … Continue reading

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Wildlife Wednesday – Monarch Munching

This is a comment I left over at de Wets Wild post about the African Monarch butterfly… WoW Dries, you’ve taught me something new, again! I really didn’t know that Africa (and surrounds) had it’s own Monarch! So, maybe the … Continue reading

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Alien Eyes – Sunshine’s Macro Monday

My good lady pointed out that aliens have inhabited the children’s kitchen windowsill… promise! I scoffed, until she showed me a photo. So, the other evening I called in to have a look-see… and to take some snaps, just to … Continue reading

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Thursday Thought – Thank You Kindly!

I’ve been so busy with all sorts of other carry-on that I haven’t visited your blogs in ages… for which I do apologise. However, you know what we men do when we’re in trouble… we rush off to the nearest … Continue reading

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Macro Monday – Bedraggled…

It’s fast approaching the end of the dahlia season but here and there we still see a few blooms. Now, this particular flower (and plant) has special meaning so it was good to see it still hanging around, even though … Continue reading

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