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May 1st

Welcome to Macro Monday and can you believe it? Happy May!!! To be honest with you, I have no idea what happened to the first 4 months of 2017. I have shot more than ever before in 4 months. Not only have I photographed with my Lensbaby, but also with …

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Mar 20th

Welcome to Macro Monday – Volume 32. Granted that it was hot this weekend in Arizona, I was able to still get some shooting done. Not only did I shoot with these beautiful Daffodils, but also worked on another class project. Here you can see the beautiful Daffodils that I …

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Mar 6th

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 30. Until now, my macro photography consisted of flowers or pastry. However this weekend I was looking for something different. The current state of our backyard is not good; full of weeds. With this being the weeds gave a different subject to photograph this …

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Feb 27th

Welcome to Marco Monday – Volume 29. Most often I do my macro work with my Tamron 90mm macro lens. From time to time I like to challenge myself. So, without further adue, here are my images for Macro Monday. My choice this week were the Edge 80 with builtin …

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Feb 20th

Welcome to Marco Monday – Volume 28. In contrast to my usual color images, I felt compelled to format this week’s images in black & white. As mentioned in this blog post, Caroline’s workshop has also touched on B&W processing. Settings: SS 1/80 – f8 – ISO 500 – Tamron …

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Feb 13th

Welcome to Marco Monday – Volume 27. Although I have not felt that great this weekend, I needed some macro time. At first, I wasn’t sure what this plant is, but Goggle to the rescue. Typing in “purple plant”, reveled that this pretty plant growing in our backyard is call …

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Feb 6th

After a brief absence from Macro Monday, I am ready to share again. As some may know, the new year did not start as well as I had hoped. Macro photography truly is a great distraction for me personally. Last weekend I starting shooting again. To be honest, it was …

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Jan 2nd

A new year, a new hope. I am not sure what that a new year always makes us feel a new beginning. But I live by the motto that every day is a new beginning. However, with a new year beginning, I have some new goals set. One of them …

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Dec 26th

On Tuesday I met up with follow CM member and sweet friend, Eileen Critchley. We chose to meet at the Desert Botanical Garden. Unfortunately I do not get too often to visit the garden. My hope is that I will go more often in 2017. This orange poppy was beautiful …

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Nov 21st

Happy Macro Monday. Last week I missed posting; time ran away from me last week. However, this week I remembered to format a shot I took a while ago. More often than not, I try to avoid yellow. Settings: SS 1/640 – f8.0 – ISO 1250 – Tamron Macro Lens …

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Nov 7th

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 21! Obviously living in Arizona is not the best place to create fall like images. In other words, I need to get creative. We have two orange trees in our backyard with a couple of dead branches. Prior to sun going down, I want …

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Oct 17th

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 18. Last Monday I missed it due to my trip to Seattle. What an amazing trip! More about it later though. Until now, I shot all my macro images in good light (full sun). However, since I dug a little deeper into Gina Yeo’s …

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Oct 3rd

Welcome to Macro Monday – Volume 17. This has been my longest blogging streak ever. 🙂 Since it is fall already, however no changing leafs here, Trader Joe’s had the perfect solution. When I saw these chocolate mini pumpkins, I knew what I wanted to share this week. Although I …

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Sep 25th

Welcome to Macro Monday – Volume 16. For starters, I did it again. I wanted to stay away from red flowers, however the daisies were too beautiful to pass up. So I worked with shadow and light this time around. The backside of the flower is very interesting and more …

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Sep 11th

Welcome to Macro Monday ~ Volume 14. This time I converted my color image to black & white. Why? Because I have a hard time with red flowers. However, I love the dabbled light. That too me makes it interesting. Settings: SS 1/500 – f5.6 – ISO 1600 – Tamron …

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Jul 31st

Happy Monday and welcome to another edition of Macro Monday. To be honest with you, I am not even sure what type of flower this one is. I believe it belongs in the Dahlia family. Also, this time I didn’t get as close as I usually do; I wanted the …

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Jul 17th

Welcome to Macro Monday – Volume 6. Today I want to share my favorite macro image that I have shot to-date. It symbolizes what I feel when I shoot macro – serenity. The swing of the the main peddle in focus and the water droplet means peace. It also helps …

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Jul 10th

This week’s shot is actually my first true macro shot that I took during “The Art of Marco Photography” workshop with Tiffany. It is still a little raw, but it was the beginning to my new passion within the photography genres. So here is my shot for our Blog Circle …

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Jul 3rd

Macro has become my sanity check. I honestly have completely falling in love with macro photography. This week I am sharing an older shot for Macro Monday. It is still very warm here, and I don’t have many opportunities to shoot outside. I guess I have to start shooting inside …

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Jun 19th

Yeah – Macro Monday. I have to get really creative the next couple of weeks for Macro Monday. The heat is on here in Arizona, and photographing in our home a hurdle I have to overcome. However, I am very terminate to continue the new blog circle through the Summer …

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Jun 12th

I have teamed up with some ladies from CM to share macro images. Today is my first Macro Monday share; back-light is challenging, but oh so fun: Settings: SS – 1/320; f9.2, ISO 1000, Tamron 90mm Macro Lens Tiffany Kelly is not only an amazing macro photographer, but she is …

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