A few of my favorites from this past week.
This first one isn’t actually a macro, but I like it enough to post. This is out the kitchen window. You can even see the screen!
This one is my favorite:
The backside of a sunflower, backlit:
The inside of a sunflower. I did not add water, this is just what they look like:
I took this in my kitchen sink. It was kind of dark, but I do love the side lighting:
…you screw a macro filter onto a macro lens. I used a x10 filter onto my lens.
This first one is a grape that was about a quarter inch in diameter.
This second one is the same monkey grass flower that I did yesterday. I hate monkey grass just a little bit less now!
I kind of love it, but it’s certainly more challenging!
I’ve been challenging myself to find pretty and interesting macros from my yard. No grocery store bouquets allowed. My daughter was napping, and my son came out with me into the yard and used my cell phone to take pictures, too. Looks like I’ve infected him with my passion.
So what do you think? Did I managed to make ordinary weeds look good?
Update: Here is one of the ones my son took with the crappiest cell phone camera EVER. He’s three years old. I didn’t bother watermarking it because…well, yeah: