“Nested Eggs” Springtime brings so many new beginnings; fresh blooms, spring rain, and babies. While out working in the yard, I was near our pine and I scared a bird that had been there. Peeking through the needles, I see why. These fragile eggs, gently resting in a perfect nest. I felt so guilty for … More Nested Eggs
“Spring Daffodil” As we awake from our long winter, the signs of spring begin to emerge, dotting the landscape with color. It makes everything look warmer just by blooming, spreading its petals. Its time to get outdoors again and see what else nature has to offer this year. Popular on 500px
“Golden Mop” There is nothing like getting up close and personal. This week we were to fill the frame with our subject with no background. This cypress grows in our yard and each time the wind kicks up, the needles sway with the wind. So beautiful.
“Sunbathing” In the springtime, the sun flows over the land, slowly warming nature. The vines start to grow and reach towards the warmth. Each petal encapsulating as much as they can. Then they burst. Glorious. CLEMATIS ~Mixed Colors~ Wonderful large blooms 20+ Perennial Vine Seeds
This week we were to create an image using manual mode only so we have complete control over the image and show our creativity. I used a 50mm macro lens on a Canon 70D using natural light. This cypress bush is the only green plant in my yard at the moment and the way the … More Week 3(Technical: Full Manual) – Cypress
“Winter Bloom” The sun is out and its frigid outside. Just as the sun crested the top of the roof, a bloom begins to glow in the light. A winter bloom.
“Pine Frost” The sun is out, but its not warm. The day comes alive after a frosty night, some still stretching toward the sun for warmth. Its crystal clear and glistening as the frost sits upon the pine. Such a crisp morning.
“Morning Glories” It’s close to winter when it comes time to cut down the vines. These late bloomers continue to show all its true colors, all the way down to its core. The buds just barely wanting to open and the vines show all the freshness of spring in the fall. Breathtaking. Popular on … More “Morning Glories”
As it flows into fall, the overcast skies give perfect light for some macro shots. The light is soft, the rain leaves gorgeous droplets on leaves, and the leaves themselves are changing colors and creating beautiful backdrops for these types of shots. This week, walk into your yard and create a daily story TTL using … More 7- Day Challenge – Macro
“Frost” It’s hard to see. Outside air is so crisp, it could break. Your breath almost freezes as you exhale, almost tangible. From the inside out, it’s a different view. The mist creating its own formations as the temperature drops. Each with its own unique shape. Brilliant. #photooftheday #frost #photography