Category Archives: Macro Photography

Announcing New Site, New Blog!

Hello followers, subscribers and any recent newcomers to Laurie Merritt Photography! The header above has always been, “where do you want to go today…”  I’ve been posting at WordPress.com for the past 5 years, and it ultimately came time to ask myself that very same … Continue reading

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Pictures at an Exhibition

A review of works on the walls so far…  Still a work in progress…   Line ’em up, rearrange a couple perhaps…  It’s not over yet! (FYI, Studio 107, not far from the gallery in Martinsville, VA,  provides space for the … Continue reading

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Know the Particulars – Setting up a Gallery Exhibit

We gave ourselves one day to set up our photography/fiber art works exhibit prior to the September 13 opening night at Piedmont Arts.  Hm-m-m…  How to fill a completely empty room in such a way that visitors will be “drawn in” to the room…  We had … Continue reading

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Pretty Ugly

Title warning – everything is in the eye of the beholder! Bright colors, sunlit, golden, pretty… Dark, gritty, slimy, ground-dwellers, ugly…   These were shot within 6 feet of each other.

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Insect Instinct?

Two years later, these winged creatures have come back to the same plant in the same location!  And, they’re still only as tiny as my pinky fingernail.  

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Feel the Warmth!

Sun worshipping…

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Boot Strapped

Time to break ’em in!  

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Good and Plenty, Good and Plenty, Good and Plenty…

… plenty good, Charlie! What song are you embarrassed that you know every word to????? Last week, I left Gander Mountain with not only a new pair of hiking boots, but also this box of candy that I had believed was … Continue reading

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Upside Down

Enough said…

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A Wing-check and Cleanup

Finally, after much crawling around, I witness a wing-check by this contortionist. Fascinating, especially watching the beetle ensure the wings are safely tucked back in place. Always wash hands afterwards!

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