Category Archive for 'Macro photography'

Traveling to the Mojave Desert was a pilgrimage of sorts for me. I am a desert lover and the idea of camping out under a desert sky and sleeping under Joshua trees had been living in my imagination for years, actually, decades. I can’t remember the first time I heard about Joshua Trees and the […]

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The Jewel and the Golden Orb spiders are two of the more common we have in the forest out the back of our place. The last couple of weeks the bush has been booby trapped with their webs – when I have been walking or bike riding I often come back veiled in cobwebs. So, […]

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I was out early again this morning with my macro lens, this time looking for one of my favourite spring wildflowers -  the fair and lovely Milkmaids (Burchardia umbellata).  I found them dotted throughout a damp gully on our property, well protected and catching the first rays of the morning sun. They are a member […]

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After 13 years of drought, we have had a wonderfully wet winter. One of the things I have been looking forward to is the bounty of spring and summer orchids in the bush on our property. I have been out early today with my new 100mm macro lens to photograph the delicate Brown-clubbed Spider Orchids, […]

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