Category Archives: Closeup Photography

04.28.2017 Return of the Red Wake Robin

This time while lying on the ground with the Venus Optics Laowa 15mm macro. AKA Red Trillium-Trillium erectum, this one, and a few others, lived up to the species name by standing erect.  Most often they droop as you see … Continue reading

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04.01.2017 Scaly Chanterelle and an Orange Chanteuse.

Lots of good April Fool’s stuff going around, but that’s not in my wheelhouse, as they say, so I’ll just post something more summery on this snowy, slushy April 1st. Turbinellus kauffmanii fka Gomphus kauffmanii fka Cantharellus kauffmanii-Kauffman’s Scaly Chantarelle … Continue reading

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02.15.2017 The frozen evidence of surface tension

A couple of formerly floating now entrapped oak leaves.    🙂

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01.20.2017 Ice is nice abstract 2

Not much to add to yesterdays commentary.  I hope you enjoy this additional image from this past weekend.  Happy Friday.

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01.19.2017 Ice is nice abstract 1

It really hasn’t been all that cold this winter except for one spell when we hit single digits.  Last weekend saw the teens a few times after a span of some days with a good 40° and lots of melting so … Continue reading

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11.14.2016 Monochrome Monday

I may have posted this before, but the subject of flowers in black and white came up on another photographer’s blog the other day and reminded me of a couple of images I liked in monochrome- this being one of … Continue reading

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09.09.2016-Floral Friday Fern-leaved False Foxglove

How’s that for alliteration?  The hyphen saved me.  🙂 I photograph these annually in the Quabbin Park.  The first time I found them I climbed some rocks to get at the plant which wasn’t easy and even a bit risky. … Continue reading

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