Yesterday I ran a macro photography class at Alowyn Gardens. Seems I can’t get away from teaching and I’m planning on doing more.
Last week I mentioned Dahlias and this week I wanted to tell you about the 2nd flower that is a favourite of mine, chrysanthemums. Every time I think of them I remember that scene from Anne of Green Gables when they were spelling the name of them.
Since we have been looking at so many macro shots it seemed like a good idea to use one of those for Monochrome Wednesday. This is a cosmos flower that I photographed at the Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show.
One of the things that I love about visiting the MIFGS each year is catching up with the Struman Optics team and their lenses. This year I’ve been playing with a new macro lens for my phone.
The Melbourne International Flower and Garden Show started on Wednesday and I have been there the last two days. Floral Friday is all about the photos I have from the show for you.
Yesterday, I had a trip to Alowyn Gardens. I think it is one of the best places to test lenses for macro photography. Right now there are flowers everywhere. It was fantastic to see it all.
Earlier this week a parcel arrived and in it was a new lens that Lensbaby have loaned to me, the Velvet 85. It is part of the Velvet series. I’ve been using the Velvet 56 for over a year now, so when they asked me if I would like to try it and review it, […]
It has been good to see how many of you have been enjoying my Floral Friday’s and since I have my macro Instagram page I nearly always have photos to show. Today I thought I would let you see two of them.
Last weekend I showed you some photos of the grounds at Alowyn Gardens and I said I would show you some of the flowers. I forgot until Julie mentioned it, so thought I should do some. I haven’t done many, if I’m honest a lot of the flowers were past it, and you could tell […]
Busy day ahead and I considered not doing this post, but thought I would do one briefly. I need your thoughts on something. Dynamic Range Magazine We are all set for publishing and should be ready to go in just over a week. It is a nice edition and some of the articles are very […]