Monthly Archives: April 2013

Barbs

Must untangle first, then the big decision – which one will catch the fish today… Advertisements

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Take-off and Landing

More work on wildlife action shots…

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Dandelion Seed Head – 1:1

Here’s the same dandelion at a 1:1 macro ratio. Part II – Myths and Legends about this everyday weed.  Good luck with blowing all the seeds off!!

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Dandelion Seed Head – 10:1

A 10:1 macro photo shot of a dandelion (aka “lion’s tooth” (Fr: dent-de-lion), “priest’s crown” or “swine’s snout”). Already widely know as an herb, the this link to the University of Maryland Med Center explains how this “weed” can be … Continue reading

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Pollen Paint

swirls of golden lava?   yucky pond scum?   abstract painting?  your choice.

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Botanical Synapses

Do plants have brains? First I saw the dead leaves, then the details of this white “disease” (for lack of any other scientific word).  Whatever happened to these leaves prompted me to research further. I’m pretty sure what’s going on … Continue reading

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It’s In the Eyes

Red ants on a journey.  I love a macro lens!  Look at those black eyes!

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Film Photo Retouch – Dead Horse Point, Utah

This photo taken while on vacation in Utah in 2006 at Dead Horse Point State Park… Ilford 35mm B&W film…  original negative (right) scanned at 4000ppi…  then, only very slight, subtle retouching throughout…  promised myself to be a bit more … Continue reading

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Film Photo Retouch – Hatteras Lighthouse

This 35mm B&W image was taken in 2003.  After completing the tour the lighthouse and wandering around the premises, the sun just happened to be directly behind the actual light well.  However, when I reviewed the contact sheet, the overexposed … Continue reading

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The Wasp Dance

Lunch hour macro photography at Lake Townsend.  No fish were biting off the pier, so had to keep occupied somehow!!  Not sure if it’s dancing, mating or head-butting!!  Most likely all of the above.

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