Posts in Category: macro

Transient Raindrops

Here one minute and gone the next – transient raindrops.

Transient Raindrops

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

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Ah-ah-ah-Choo

The common sneezeweed for today’s flower of the day.  Ah-ah-ah-choo!

Common Sneezeweed

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Great Marsh

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Mushroom, Anyone?

Mushroom, anyone?

Mushroom, Anyone?

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Cowles Bog

Focused on the little things along the trail.

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Macro Moments #39

Macro Moments Challenge #39:  Black and White – Leaves Along the Trail

Leaves in B&W

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

Shot with a 105mm Nikon macro lens
1/125 at f/4
ISO 500

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Heart of a Poppy

The heart of a poppy blossom.

Reaching Out

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Cee’s Flower of the Day

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Hub of Simplicity

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Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

Hub of simplicity along the trail.

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Center of Attention

Among the sweeping number of daisies blooming along the trail, one stood out as if demanding to be the center of attention.

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Great Marsh

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Tight Rope Walker

This moth was so still on a thin blade of grass that it reminded me of a focused tight rope walker.

Virginia Ctenucha

Virgina Ctenucha Moth at Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

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Double the Buzzing

Double in size
Double in number
Double the buzzing
Double the fun

Double the Bees

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Macro Monday

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In the Garden

A pretty yellow iris in the spring garden at Chellberg Farm.

Yellow Iris

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Chellberg Farm

Flower of the Day – June 10, 2017

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Sweet Nectar

A flower’s sweet nectar keeps a bee coming back for more.

Sweet Nectar

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Order in nature.

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Shades of Green

Shades of Green on this Wordless Wednesday.

Shades of Green

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

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Missed the Memo

Thinking this flower missed the daily memo that called for uniformity.

Uniformity

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

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Macro Moments Challenge #38

The catkin of a willow tree on this macro Monday.

Whispers of Catkin

Indiana Dunes State Park

Macro Moments Challenge #38 – Catkins

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Until the Wind Blows

A tenuous raindrop hanging on until the wind blows.

Tenuous Raindrop

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

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Remission of Gray

Spring – the remission of gray from winter with the promise of bright colors to come.

Rosebud

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

Flower of the Day

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Hovering in the Air

Hovering in the air for just a moment.

Hover in Flight

Taltree Arboretum & Gardens

A sunflower makes me smile every time and the bee is a bonus!  Weekly Smile #73

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Little Guy with a Bite

A little guy with a bite makes a huge impact.

Big Impression

Ogden Gardens – Valparaiso, IN

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Ready to Unfurl

A fern, tightly wound and ready to unfurl along the trail.  An impression of its beauty that is to come.

Unfurl

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – Cowles Bog

Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge

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Dance of the Mushrooms

Dance of the mushrooms.

Dance of the Mushrooms

Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore – the Great Marsh

Fun Foto Challenge 

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About to Burst

The intricacy of an allium about to burst forth its blossoms,

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Ogden Gardens

Flower of the Day

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After a Morning Storm

Raindrop reflections after a morning storm.

After the Rain

Ogden Gardens

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Toadshade Trillium

A lonesome wildflower along the trails at Coffee Creek – toadshade trillium.

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

The flower of the day for this macro Monday.

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Cherry Blossom Revealed

A wild cherry blossom revealed from below.

Captured at St. Louis Union Station Hotel

Flower of the Day

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In the Month of May

Early morning frost in the month of May proved to be not much of a crisis.  With bright sunshine at daybreak, the coolness soon disappeared.

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

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Simplicity in Nature

Beauty of simplicity in nature.

Ogden Gardens

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Spring Blossom

Ogden Gardens

A pretty spring blossom from a wild cherry tree.

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Fruit in its Season

Yielding Fruit in its Season

How blessed is the man who does not walk in the counsel of the wicked,
Nor stand in the path of sinners, nor sit in the seat of scoffers;
But his delight is in the law of the Lord,
And in His law he meditates day and night.

He will be like a tree firmly planted by streams of water
Which yields its fruit in its season,
And its leaf does not wither.

Psalm 1:1-3

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the beast – A pretty wildflower and a stink bug.

Coffee Creek Watershed Preserve

Flower of the Day

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Billowy and Light

Billowy and light are the petals of a daffodil.

Ogden Gardens

Flower of the Day

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Macro Moments Challenge: #36

Garden of Tulips – Macro Moments Challenge #36

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Nikon camera with a 105mm lens
ISO 200
1/800 sec at f3

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Half Missing

Showing off its beautiful and harmonious colors, even with half missing petals.

Captured at St. Louis Union Station Hotel

Flower of the Day – a tulip

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Closer Look

Take a closer look at the unfurling petals of a dahlia and marvel at its beauty.

Take a Closer Look

Arise, shine, for your light has come
And the glory of the LORD rises upon you
Isaiah 60:1

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Over the Edge

Watch your step or you may walk blindly over the edge.

Portage Lakefront and Riverwalk

Macro Monday

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Fiery Colors

Ogden Gardens

Looking forward to the fiery colors of summer, buzzing of bumblebees, and blooming of marigolds.

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A Soft Touch

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

A soft touch of raindrops on a pale yellow tulip.

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Colorful Raindrops

Riches of the Day

Riches of the day –

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

Sunshine and raindrops on beautiful flowers.  Amazing!

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Bright as Sunshine

A pansy, as bright as sunshine.

Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden

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In the Garden

In the garden

Taltree Arboretum and Gardens

it is easy being green.

Chellberg Farm – Indiana Dunes National Lakeshore

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