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Candy

Another shot of my “candy cane” tulips. It’s hard to believe they were almost red and white when I bought them. Each day they got more and more pale, and finally ended up looking like cotton candy. The vase of … Continue reading

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Christmas cactus

I’ve come to realize that I avoid shooting indoors just about any way I can. Looking through photo albums of mine, you’d see that there’s a dearth of winter photos. The obligatory holiday snaps, a snow scene or two and … Continue reading

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“Bowtie”

Photographed by pearlsandprose October 2010 I have a tutorial and manuals to read, so just one photo today. We went up to Sugarloaf Mountain over the weekend and found some pretty amazing pumpkins. Who knew they came in blue-gray? Pics … Continue reading

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Needles

  Pine needles. The dried ones look almost plaited, don’t they? Another example of something ordinary looking different through a macro lens. I love pine trees. Ever been to the Black Hills of South Dakota? Yes, that’s where Mount Rushmore is, … Continue reading

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Macros and flickr

Happy Monday, everyone. Great weekend, I hope? I shot this on Saturday at a local garden. Before joining flickr, I would have passed by these little purple flowers, looking for something much bigger and more dramatic. I’ve since learned to … Continue reading

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Colors of summer

Look closely. Do you see “faces” in the flowers here? They remind me a little of C-3PO from Star Wars. I didn’t notice until I viewed the image on my large monitor. a Cleome in the neighborhood one of my … Continue reading

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Traveling today

Hey, we’re on the road back home today, so I’ll just put up a few photos. Back tomorrow…. Cleome (spider plant) Zinnia Sun patterns

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Lost peonies

I took these photos of peonies a few months ago, but didn’t put them on Flickr because I thought they were messed up. Turns out I was looking at them through a cheaper monitor that makes bright colors appear blown … Continue reading

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Is it real or is it Memorex?

Some soft tones for you this morning. This is almost SOOC (straight-out-of-camera) except for some tweaking of the brightness.  I played with the exposure and focus here.   This was taken in a place called Tlaquepaque (pronounced “tuh-lack-ee-pack-ee”) in the Sedona, … Continue reading

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Making friends & textures

Hello there! Hope everyone had a very nice and safe Memorial Day weekend. We were quite busy with parties and such, but had a great weekend overall. I think the best part was making a new friend. Have you ever … Continue reading

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