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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 26

My “bubble burst” with last week’s challenge, “Bubbles” because there were only a couple of true macro/close-up entries.  Congratulations to our first 2017 challenge winner, macmsue, https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/ for her winning entry of bubbles reflected from a CD https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/2017/01/05/macro-moments-challenge-week-25/ .   Please visit macmsue’s site … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 25

Happy New Year, everyone!  In keeping with celebrating a new year, the theme for this week’s challenge is, “Bubbles”.  Below is my interpretation,  but I encourage you to use your imagination and come up with some fun shots! A Reminder … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 24

Even though there were not many entries for last week’s challenge, it was, again, very hard for me to choose a winner.  Congratulations to macmsue of https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/  for her photo of little ants on a Hoya flower https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/2016/12/22/macro-moments-week-23-2/ Please pay macmsue a visit to view … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 21

Congratulations to Light and Shadows– https://alipatoblog.wordpress.com/ for last week’s winning photo, “Stitchwort”– https://alipatoblog.wordpress.com/2016/11/23/stitchwort-macro-moments-challenge-week-20/ I’ve had some trouble saving the links, so if they don’t work for you, please copy or type the URL into your address bar. The flower is … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 20

Congratulations to “The Only Deadhead in the Hameau” https://theonlyd800inthehameau.com/, for winning last week’s challenge, “Broaden Your Scope”, with his wonderful photo of “Madame’s model elephants”.  He really discovered what can be achieved using the macro lens for more general, all … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 19-Broaden Your Scope

Congratulations to snaphappi, at https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/, for winning this week’s challenge with her lovely, photo of a Southern Grass-Dart butterfly. Please pay snaphappi a visit and view her work. https://snaphappi.wordpress.com/2016/11/10/macro-moments-challenge-week-18/ For this week’s challenge I am going to try something a little different. The theme of … Continue reading

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Macro Moments Challenge: Week 16

For this week’s challenge, you the visitors and participants will, once again, get to choose the winner!  See below for details, but, first, last week’s winner!  Congratulations to Caribiensplash over at https://sprawly.wordpress.com/   for submitting the winning photo of a marigold sporting lovely fall … Continue reading

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On Our Way!

This is the first post chronicling our next adventure, a cruise on the Rhine River followed by ten days in Israel.  I plan to post pictures and commentary daily, and would love to have you follow along.  We’ll meet up with … Continue reading

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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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