Category Archives: Macro Photography

Olympus Macro Comparison–60mm vs 25 mm

Desleyjane,  fellow blogger who I admire, recently compared her 60mm macro lens with her new 30mm macro lens. I was relieved that Desleyjane ended up preferring the 60mm, as that is my macro lens and I really did not want … Continue reading

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A Lingering Raindrop

It was a stormy, rainy weekend here in California. A good thing, because we need the rain. My daily post theme for Monday is “Macro”, so I caught this photo of a drop hanging from a leaf. I tried to … Continue reading

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JHC Spider/Web

Today’s topic is very timely for me.  I spotted this spider outside last night,  just before I was ready to go to bed.  He/she was larger than those we usually have in the yard so I grabbed my camera and … Continue reading

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My new butterfly plant is flowering and I finally caught a beautiful yellow swallowtail.  I haven’t been seeing many butterflies and am so happy that this one came to visit!

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A Macro Day on Maui

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Lens A Day-Day 1

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Going Buggy

First attempt at insect macro photography. Olympus OMD E-M5. 60mm f2.8 macro, 1/25 sec, f16, ISO 800. Edited in LR.  Click on photos to enlarge.

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April: Macros in the Garden

Today I am joining an new challenge, Heyjude’s April: Macros in the Garden.  These shots are from my garden and I used my Olympus OM D EM-5 camera and either my 14-150mm lens, reversed, or my new 60mm macro lens.

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Wildflower Photo Shoots

Over the past few days I have enjoyed learning to use my new macro lens and shooting beautiful wildflowers here in Northern California. Our four year drought has ended and the flowers are beautiful this year thanks to significant rain … Continue reading

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One Word Photo Challenge: Bokeh

  In response to Jennifer Nicole Wells’ One Word Photo Challenge: Bokeh I’ve been learning to use my new macro lens this week and though that this shot worked for the challenge–

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